Sights in Tirana

  • Bunk'Art 1. With an area of 3000 m2 it is an underground bunker of the former dictator Enver Hoxha, who built this bunker in 1978. As a result of a concern that other countries might attack Albania lots of bunkers...
  • Art Gallery officially opened on January 11, 1954. In 1956, as a result of the rapid growth of the volume of art works and the flourishing artistic creativity, the gallery moved to another three-storey building...
  • The museum was founded in 1981. Today its collection contains over 5,000 items that are housed in several thematic pavilions: Mother Teresa, Communist Persecution, Iconography, the Middle Ages...
  • Bunk'art 2 reveals the secrets of Sigurimi, a secret police force that was a tough pursuit instrument in the days of Enver Hoxha’s leadership...
  • Scanderbeg (born George Kastrioti) (alb. Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu). The ruler of the principality of Kastrioti (1443-1468), the leader of the Albanian rebellion against the Ottomans. The national hero of Albania...
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta (Alb. Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu). Known around the world as mother Teresa. Catholic nun, founder of the women's monastic congregation of sisters - missionaries of love...
  • Stone made footbridge is located in the center of Tirana. The bridge, built next to the Tunners’ Mosque, was once part of the path of St. George, which connected Tirana with the eastern highlands...
  • Bishop Theophan (Alb. Fan Stilian Noli). Albanian and American religious, social and political activist; Bishop, one of the founders of the Albanian Orthodox Church; the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Albania...
  • Ismail Kemali (in Turkish: İsmail Kemal Bey or İsmail Kemal Vlora, alb. Ismail Qemali) was the leader of the Albanian national movement, the founder and first head of state of Albania...
  • The Ethem Bey Mosque is located in the center of the Albanian capital Tirana. Its construction began in 1789 by Molla Bey, and was completed in 1823 by his son Haxhi Ethem Bey...