Tirana is constantly changing every day. New attractions are added to the city the last years, so even people who were born here, don’t recognize their neighborhoods. We will show you the historical sights of Tirana and guide you in some popular areas, such as Blloku area & New Bazaar.
We start the tour at Skanderbeg Square, as the main destination for all tourists. We will give you a short history about the square and the buildings around which are: Palace of Culture, National Bank, the Et’hem Bey Mosque, The Clock Tower and National Museum.
We will visit the house museum of the renowned Albanian writer Ismail Kadare. The house where Kadare lived almost 40 years and where he wrote most of his famous books.
We will continue to Murat Toptani Pedestrian street and visit the remained walls of Tirana Castle, inside the premises we will see some relics.
After that, we will continue to the New Bazaar, a beautiful area, where in the center is the fresh market of dairy products, fruits and vegetables, surrounded by bars and restaurants. We will have a coffee break in one of the bars here and we will head to the Tanner’s Bridge, across the George Bush Street.
We continue to see all the historical places we had in both sides of the Boulevard of the Martyrs: Government Buildings, Reja Installation, the Monument of Independence, Rinia Park, then we head to Postbllok Memorial. We will visit the Blloku area, known as the youth hub for entertainment and nightlife. We will see from outside the villa of the former dictator Enver Hoxha. We will end the tour at the Grand Park of Tirana.