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Tirana Walking Tour
"Tirana is the largest city of Albania and has something to offer for everyone.This morning tour starts at 9.30 from the main boulevard at Skenderbeg Square. You will visit the National Theater Skanderbeg Statue (dedicated to the National Hero) The Historic Museum Cultural Palace Et’hem Bey Mosque Clock Tower and going through the Boulevard you will walk towards 'the Pyramid' built in 1988 as a museum for Enver Hoxha
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Tirana and Kruja Full Day Tour
"Meet with the group and leave Tirana at 9:30 am. You will be driven towards the historical town of Kruja.   Kruja is located 32 km northwest of Durres and 45 minutes by car from Tirana. Kruja rises on the slopes of Sari - Salltiku Mountain. It provides t which was built during the 5th and 6th centuries. The surrounding walls are reinforced by nine towers which served as an observation and signaling post during times of war. Within the walls of the castle there can still be found the remains of a few houses.   Start your walking tour of Kruje through the narrow streets of the medieval well preserved Old Bazaar. Once inside the city walls you will visit the fortress the Ethnographic Museum the Museum of George Kastriot Skanderbeg the Albanian National Hero.   Time for lunch in a traditional restaurant where you will enjoy delicious food.   Return to Tirana. Tirana became capital of Albania in 1920 and is the largest city of Albania. Your tour starts from the Main Boulevard at Ske
From EUR65.00
 
Tirana Walking Tour
"Tirana is the largest city of Albania and has something to offer for everyone.This morning tour starts at 9.30 from the main boulevard at Skenderbeg Square. You will visit the National Theater Skanderbeg Statue (dedicated to the National Hero) The Historic Museum Cultural Palace Et’hem Bey Mosque Clock Tower and going through the Boulevard you will walk towards 'the Pyramid' built in 1988 as a museum for Enver Hoxha
From EUR20.00

More Things to Do in Durres

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The Venetian Tower.

The Venetian Tower was built in the 15th century on top of a Byzantine tower. It is 9 m high with a diameter of 16 m. The tower got its name from the fact that Durres was part of the Venetian Republic...
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The largest amphitheatre in the Balkans.

The amphitheatre was built in the beginning of the 2nd century, that is for sure. But then the info is not clear since the information table outside the entrance states it was built during the reign...
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The Muju Ulqinaku memorial.

Muju Ulqinaku (born 1896, dead 1939) was one of the first fighters of the resistance against the Italian fascist invasion on April 7, 1939. He held the rank of petty officer in the navy unit of...
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King Zog's Palace

The fantastically named King Zog, a name often used in Monty Python's Flying Circus sketches, was the improbable ruler of the first Albanian nation. He was actually an elected president, and shunned...
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Xhamia e Madhe

The pearl white Madhe Mosque (Xhamia e Madhe) sits overlooking the shady town square, where the sensible old folk of the city take refuge from the burning midday mediterranean sun. Its pristine...
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The roman amphitheater

The amphitheater in Durres is their biggest tourist sight I would say, and also the biggest amphitheater in the Balkan countries. It was built by the romans in the second century AD, and once it could...
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Albanian Resistance Monument

When the Italian army invaded Durres in the Second World War, British secret agents teamed up with local Albanian resistance fighters to stop the occupation. They didn't succeed, but they did manage...
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Tower and Dutch Soldier Monument

The city walls meet Rruga Tregetare at a small tower, now part of a cafe. In the gardens surrounding the tower is a statue of a Dutch soldier, somebody Thomson, who seemed to have died in Durres. I...
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Plazhi i Currilave (Currila Beach)

Past "Baywatch", close to the university, a long sandy beach stretches off into the distance. Not the cleanest of sands, I was a bit disappointed, although it is right in the centre of a port city, so...
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Seafront

Head north from the port, and you'll find yourself on a seafront promenade. The first part is backed by gardens and a lacklustre funfair, but further on are some cafes and small hotels, as well as a...
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Roman Forum

A short distance from the old centre, archaeologists may find what remains of a Roman market interesting. A few colums and old bricks now lie in an overgrown park, labelled Sheshi Treg in Albanian...
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Old Town

Maybe this tip is a bit misleading, as Durres doesn't really have what you'd call an old town. But the lanes surrounding the amphitheatre (i.e. between the city walls and Rruga Tregetare) contain many...
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Rruga Tregetare

The main street of Durres, Rruga Tregetare is quite pretty, with many of the colonial buidings looking like they've been painted recently. Pavement cafes, a couple of postcard shops, lots of bicycles,...
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City Walls

Running next to the amphitheatre are the remains of Durres' city walls, which extend from the seafront up the hill behind the Roman ruins towards a big mosque. A small section has been done up and...
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