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Tirana Map, Albania

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Tirana Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Tirana with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Tirana useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Tirana!

Tirana History

The city’s official birth year is 1614, when Suleiman Pasha Muletti, an Ottoman leader, founded Tirana by building a mosque, some shops and a Turkish bath. Back then, the Ottoman Empire was in full ascension, so Tirana grew as an important trade centre, specialized in the production and export of olive oil. The Et’hem Bey Mosque, finished in 1821 with the help of the most skilled masons and artisans, is a reminder... read more

Tirana Nightlife

Tirana is a small city, so you’ll easily find a suitable bar or pub by yourself, just by walking down the main streets. However, if you feel that some suggestions might be useful, the list of Tirana’s most popular bars includes: Rock’n’Roll, Flex, Living Room, Harley Davidson Bar and Carl’s Bistro. There is also the possibility, especially in summer, to go somewhere outside Tirana like some town at the... read more

Tirana Travel Guide

You can travel to Tirana by bus, rails or air depending on your location in the world. Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Macedonia are connected to Albania by bus networks through international roads. However, there is no bus service to Tirana from other parts of Europe. Thus, you have to travel by either rail or air in such situations. read more

Tirana Sightseeing

The International Centre of Culture, itself an interesting piece of architecture, is home to Tirana’s major cultural events. The impressive Palace of Culture is hosting Albania’s National Library and also the Theatre of Opera and Ballet. The palace was built in the communist period and has a special status among Tirana sights, as it had its first brick placed by soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, during an official... read more

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