Splendid spring view of monument of Skanderbeg in Scanderbeg Square. Picturesque sunset in capital of Albania – Tirana. Traveling concept background.

Tirana, Albania

Discover the capital of Albania


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    Aerial view of Delvine : Delvina in Albania. Taken in autumn with beautiful mountains in background.
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    Skanderbeg square with flag, Skanderbeg monument and The Et’hem Bey Mosque in the center of Tirana city, Albania.
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    Panoramic view of Vali’s Mouth north of Tirana, Albania – Biz Martanesh
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    Summer morning pebbly beach with sunbeds and strawy sunshades (Borsh, Albania). Blue sky with some clouds.
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Tirana, the capital of Albania, is a dynamic city full of contrasts and a fascinating history. Starting from its humble beginnings as an Ottoman settlement, Tirana has today grown into a vibrant center of culture, entertainment and modernity. Here are some aspects that make Tirana stand out:

  • Colorful and Living Architecture: Tirana can be described as a palette of colors as many of the buildings are painted in bright colors. This is the effect of the actions taken by the authorities to break the gray and monotony of the past. The proximity of modern apartment buildings to historic mosques and iconic places creates a unique combination.
  • The Pyramid: A Symbol of Past and New: In the heart of Tirana is the controversial Pyramid – a monumental structure that was originally the mausoleum of the communist leader Enver Hoxha and then served as a cultural center. Today, the Pyramid is a symbol of change and transformation, attracting locals and tourists alike.
  • Hoxha Bunkers: Albania under communist dictator Enver Hoxha was known for massively building concrete bunkers in case of a potential invasion. These bunkers have become almost iconic symbols of the country and can still be seen in various places around Tirana.
  • Wealth of Culture and History: Even though Tirana is a modern city, it still retains many traces of its history. Visit the Historical Museum, National Art Museum or Contemporary Art Gallery to understand the deeper aspects of Albanian culture and history.
  • Modernity and Entertainment: Tirana is a place where modernity and tradition meet in a harmonious dance. Many fashionable restaurants, cafes, nightclubs and clothing stores are located in the capital. Skanderbeg Square is the heart of the city, where people meet and various events and concerts take place in the evenings.
  • Hospitality of the residents: The inhabitants of Tirana are known for their hospitality and friendly approach to tourists. It is a city where you can easily connect with local people and feel at home.
  • Street art and graffiti: Tirana is famous for its vibrant street art and graffiti, with many colorful murals to be seen throughout the city.
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