Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Tirana, Albania


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 39 m
Descend 53 m

Explore Tirana in Albania with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in TiranaIndividual Sights in Tirana

Sight 1: Xhamia e Tabakëve

Show sight on map

The Tanners' Mosque is a historic mosque located near the Tanners' Bridge in Tirana, capital of Albania. Built in the neighborhood of the handicraft-trade Tanners' guild around the seventeenth century in the Ottoman Empire, it was damaged by a lightning shot but continues to function thanks to improvements made by the family Resmja which even today continues to care for.

Wikipedia: Tanners' Mosque (EN)

368 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Great Mosque of Tirana

Show sight on map
Great Mosque of Tirana P4Jags / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Great Mosque of Tirana or Namazgah Mosque is a mosque which is currently being built in Tirana, Albania. When completed, it will be the largest mosque in the Balkans.

Wikipedia: Namazgah Mosque (EN)

263 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Kalaja e Tiranës

Show sight on mapBook Ticket*

Fortress of Justinian or simply known as Tirana Castle is a castle in Tirana, Albania. Its history dates back before 1300 and is a remnant from the Byzantine-era. The fortress is the place where the main east–west and north–south roads crossed, and formed the heart of Tirana. The current fortification has three known towers and it is undergoing a process of restoration, for touristic purposes. Inside the fortified walls of the former fortress, there are many buildings that can be visited, including restaurants, hotels, and cultural institutions.

Wikipedia: Fortress of Justinian (EN)

156 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Rebublic of Albania Assembly

Show sight on map
Rebublic of Albania Assembly

The Parliament of Albania or Kuvendi is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of the Republic of Albania; it is Albania's legislature. The Parliament is composed of no less than 140 members elected to a four-year term on the basis of direct, universal, periodic and equal suffrage by secret ballot. The Parliament is presided over by the Speaker, who is assisted by at least one deputy speaker. The electoral system is based on party-list proportional representation. There are 12 multi-seat constituencies, corresponding to the country's counties.

Wikipedia: Parliament of Albania (EN), Website

278 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Sarajet

Show sight on mapBook Free Tour*

The apartment of the former Toptanas is a monument of cultural heritage in the district of Tirana, in the district of Tirana, Albania. This monument is approved with the number "6 on 15.01.1963".

Wikipedia: Banesa e Ish Toptanasve (SQ)

471 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Rinia Park

Show sight on map

Rinia Park is the central public park of Tirana, Albania. Built in 1950 during the communist era, it covers an area of 2.98 hectares.

Wikipedia: Rinia Park (EN)

264 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: House of Leaves - The Museum of Secret Surveillance

Show sight on map
House of Leaves - The Museum of Secret Surveillance

The Museum of Secret Surveillance, also known as House of Leaves is a historical museum in Tirana, Albania. It opened on 23 May 2017 in the building that served as the Sigurimi's headquarters during the communist era.

Wikipedia: Museum of Secret Surveillance (EN)

203 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: National Theatre for Children

Show sight on map

The National Puppet Theater in Tirana was created in 1950 by a professional troupe and gave 500 shows every year, across the country. At the National Children's Theater performances, wire dolls, puppets, masks, shadows and pantomima, as well as actors show.

Wikipedia: Teatri_Kombëtar_i_Fëmijëve (SQ), Website

798 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: Kisha Katolike Zemra e Krishtit

Show sight on map

The Sacred Heart Church is a Roman Catholic church in Tirana, Albania. Built in 1939 during the Italian invasion of Albania, it is the oldest Catholic church in the city.

Wikipedia: Sacred_Heart_Church_(Tirana) (EN)

256 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Kisha Orthodhokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë

Show sight on map
Kisha Orthodhokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë Vectorized by Kj1595 / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania, commonly known as the Albanian Orthodox Church or the Orthodox Church of Albania, is an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox church. It declared its autocephaly in 1922 through its Congress of 1922, and gained recognition from the Patriarch of Constantinople in 1937.

Wikipedia: Albanian Orthodox Church (EN)


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

GPX-Download For navigation apps and GPS devices you can download the tour as a GPX file.