Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #6 in Tirana, Albania


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 64 m
Descend 75 m

Experience Tirana in Albania in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in TiranaIndividual Sights in Tirana

Sight 1: Botanical Garden of Tirana

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The Botanical Gardens of Tirana is a scenic botanical gardens complex located in southern Tirana, Albania. It is the only botanical gardens complex in Albania.

Wikipedia: Botanical Gardens (Tirana) (EN)

1714 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 2: Frédéric Chopin

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The Fryderyk Chopin Monument in Tirana – a monument by the Polish sculptor Andrzej Renes, funded by the International Fryderyk Chopin Foundation, was unveiled on 12 November 2003 by Aleksander Kwaśniewski.

Wikipedia: Pomnik Fryderyka Chopina w Tiranie (PL)

272 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Mother Teresa Square

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The Mother Teresa Square is the second largest square in Tirana, Albania. It is named after the Albanian-born Indian Roman Catholic nun, missionary and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mother Teresa.

Wikipedia: Mother Teresa Square (Tirana) (EN)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Tirana Archeological Museum

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The National Archaeological Museum is the national archaeological museum in Tirana, Albania opened on 1 November 1948. It was the first museum founded after the second World War in the country. It is located on the east of the Mother Teresa Square near the University of Tirana.

Wikipedia: National_Archaeological_Museum,_Tirana (EN), Website

713 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Pyramid of Tirana

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The Pyramid of Tirana is a structure and former museum located in Tirana, the capital of Albania. It opened as a museum in 1988 and became a conference center in 1991 following the collapse of Communism. During the 1999 Kosovo War, the building was used as a NATO base. In 2018, a new project was unveiled that would turn the pyramid into a youth IT center for Creative Technologies with a focus on computer programming, robotics, and start ups under the name of TUMO Center Tirana. The renovated structure, transformed by MVRDV, was opened to the public in May 2023.

Wikipedia: Pyramid of Tirana (EN), Website


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