• Duration: 7 hours
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Description

This is a day tour which will give you a good idea about Tirana city's history and culture and then a nice ride by Cable Car to Dajti Plateau. 

We will walk for about 3 hours to visit the most important places and buildings in Tirana, explaining its history and culture. We will talk since the Roman times when Tirana was just a passing station, Ottoman times, Communist times and until nowadays where you can still experience each past layer.

The cable car ride is a wonderful experience to go through Tirana from the Sky, climbing to Dajti Plateau, the balcony of Tirana.

Itinerary

Scanderbeg Square

20-30 mins stop at Scanderbeg Square, Tirana City center to explain its foundation history and the historical buildings located there.

We will visit the Et'hem Bey Mosque, the oldest building in Tirana and one of its symbols, explain its history, and look at its beautiful decorations. Nearby is the Clock Tower another symbol of old Tirana and once the tallest building. We will then explain the other historical building like the National Bank of Albania, the National Museum, Hotel Tirana, the Palace of Culture, Tirana Municipality, etc. 

Toptani Neighborhood

About 30 min to visit Toptani Neighbourhood and its history about King Zog

We will pass by the Bunk Art 2 museum about Communist Atrocities, Castle of Toptani and the prince Residence, will pass by the House of Parliament and the new Mosque, the biggest on Balkans, still under construction. 

Main Boulevard

Main Boulevard is the backbone of Tirana City, where all the most important state buildings are located.

We will have a long walk on the Main Boulevard of Tirana and will pass by the Pyramid, the Dictator Hoxha's Museum after his death, Prime Ministry, Presidency, Parliament Offices, University, Academy of Arts, National Stadium and much more. 

Ex-Blloku Neighborhood

We will pass by the ex-Blloku Neighborhood which is the beating heart of Tirana nowadays.

Ex-Blloku we will pass by Hoxha's house during all the time he was ruling Communist Albania. You will listen and feel what this area meant for us during communist time and it has become today, the most vibrant and impressive place to be in Tirana. 

Cable Cars to Dajti Plateau

Cable cars to climb to Dajtoi plateau for a wonderful view of Tirana!

Second part of the day we will head towards Dajti Mountan. We will have a short drive to arrive at cable car station to climb to the terrace of Dajti, the best place to see Tirana up to the Adriatic Sea from above. The cable car view is the most scenic you can have of Tirana.

What's included

Certified Guide
Cable Car Tickets

What's excluded

Everything else that is not mentioned at the Inclusion section.
Gratuities

What do I need to bring

Small Backpack

Water bottle 


Important information

  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • TROLLEY TOURS

Guided Language

  • English
  • Italiano
  • Ελληνικά

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