Tirana – a new European Metropolis, with an old history.
It is worth visiting! Don’t miss out!
The local guide will meet and greet us in the front of the National Museum. We will be briefly introduced to the history of Albania. Then we will visit the museum, which will give us a better view of the “land of eagles”. After the museum we will walk through the centre where we will visit the Mosque of Ethem Bey, the Clock-Tower, the remains of the Castle of Tirana and the Tabak Bridge. We continue with a tour to “The Bunker” — Tirana’s underground museum dedicated to the crimes of Albanian communism.
We move along to the main boulevard of Tirana and will see the architecture on both sides. We continue to “Mother Theresa square”, where we will see the main building of the University of Tirana and the University of Fine Arts. Then we enter the Bllok area (literally translated the Block), once home of communist elite, now home of Tirana’s vibrant night life.
The tour will continue with a tour by cable-car at Mount. Dajti. Optional lunch at one of the Dajti estaurants. Some of us can hike along the trails. The rest of us would take a rest a enjouing a coffee or a drimk overlooking the capital of Albania.
The rest of the day, we will spend enjoying Tirana’s vibrant night life.