Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #7 in Tirana, Albania


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.3 km
Ascend 62 m
Descend 21 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: 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

551 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Great Mosque of Tirana

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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)

379 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Xhamia e Tabakëve

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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)

630 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Muzeu i Shkencave të Natyrës Sabiha Kasimati

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Natural Sciences Museum "Sabiha Kasimati" is a natural science museum in Tirana, Albania.

Wikipedia: Natural Sciences Museum Sabiha Kasimati (EN), Website

1757 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 5: The World Headquarters of the Bektashi Order

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The World Headquarters of the Bektashi or Bektashi World Center is the international headquarters of the Bektashi Order, a Sufi order. It is located on Dhimitër Kamarda Street at the eastern edge of Tirana city, Albania. It serves as the centre of the Albanian Bektashi Order.

Wikipedia: World Headquarters of the Bektashi (EN), Website


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