Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Tirana, Albania


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.6 km
Ascend 34 m
Descend 22 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: Tirana Mosaic

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The Tirana Mosaic is a landmark in Tirana, Albania.

Wikipedia: Tirana Mosaic (EN), Website

591 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Kisha Orthodhokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë

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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)

256 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Kisha Katolike Zemra e Krishtit

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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)

1351 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 4: Teqja e Sheh Dyrrit

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The Sheh Dyrri Tekke or Sheikh Duri Tekke is a teqe in Tirana, Albania. It is a Cultural Monument of Albania.

Wikipedia: Sheh Dyrri Tekke (EN)

433 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: House of painter Sali Shijaku

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The house of painter Sali Shijaku is located in Tirana on the street "Siri Kodra". It is an old house with typical Tirana architecture. Its construction is 1400. The house serves as a traditional restaurant and art gallery where 100 works in painting are exhibited. It is considered the oldest house in Ballkan.Me the first time in 350 AD the house of painter Sali Shijakut was a Turkish hospital. The trees in that house were called traur and painted with petrol or oil. This house is called a cultural monument. On the first floor was the waiting room that took place various activities near the chimney and the place was filled with rare and special paintings. On the second floor there were only rooms to sleep in but also the place was filled with paintings and portraits. Many objects in that house were called morjental motives. There was an old ark with dark paintings where the bride's pajas were placed there.

Wikipedia: Shtëpia e Piktorit Sali Shijaku (SQ)


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