Private guide in Tirana, guided tours in Tirana, Albania
Top Attractions in TiranaSkanderbeg Square, Et'hem Bey Mosque, The Clock Tower (the Sahat-Kulla), National Museum, Roman Catholic Church of Saint Paul, Roman Catholic Church of Saint Maria, The Tabakëve and Terzive bridges, the tomb of Kapllan Hysa, Fortress of Petrela
Currency: Lek (ALL)
Information about Tirana
As the capital of Albania, Tirana is also the country’s largest city with a population of more than 700,000 people in the metro area. Tirana is the center of political, economic and cultural activities for the country of Albania.
The city is surrounded by hills with a view of the Adriatic Sea in the distance from atop the Dajti Mountain. Tirana has four artificial lakes and is intersected by several rivers, including the Lana, Ishem and Tirane Rivers. The mild Mediterranean climate produces hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters.
Tirana offers several interesting yearly events such as the Tirana Jazz Festival and Tirana Fashion Week. Important landmarks include the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Tirana Castle, The Clock Tower of Tirana, the Et’hem Bay Mosque, Skanderberg Square and the Tirana Mosaic. Tirana also offers a vibrant nightlife with popular cafes and clubs lining the streets of this modern Mediterranean city.