Communist History Tour Tirana & Street Food

12 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

Just a few days in Albania, you will get a sense of our 50 – year – old communist legacy. Let’s explore together the soil in which Albanian roots are planted. This tour is frighteningly exciting, historical, realistically subtle in a way that life today can’t capture. TOUR INFORMATION: Departure: 09:30 am Included: Transportation, Tour Director, Street food, Coffee break, Museum Entrance Getting around: Private motor coach, walking.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Good Albania

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bunk'Art 1

We start our journey of the past at the Bunk’ Art Museum with a full – immersion of the Albanian history of the last 100 years. The ex – nuclear bunker, build to accommodate Communist Dictator Hoxha in the event of attack, tells us the story of the dictator’s time and the past two World Wars through photographs, items and documents.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pazari i Ri

After we step out of Bunk’ Art, we head for “qofte” ( meat balls), yogurt sauce, patato chips and local beer, Tirana’s typical street food!

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Skanderbeg Square

Walk towards Skanderbeg Square and learn about the historical building such as Et’hem Bey Mosque, the Clock Tower, that surround the main square of Tirana.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Blloku

We will walk through the Blloku area, where we discover the home of Enver Hoxha and other senior members of his regime. We will stop at the Post Blloku memorial, which honors former political prisoners, in an area once forbidden to enter.

Stop At: Enver Hoxha Pyramid

Behold the pyramid, the former “Enver Hoxha Museum”. Its once – white marble walls are now crumbling and full of graffiti. Discover its history from our local Tour Director.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By:

Pass by Mother Teresa Square in the south part of the main boulevard

Stop At: National Gallery of Art

Enter in the National Gallery of Arts for many socialist realist art. Powerful images give a sense of how “realistic” art was used to create propaganda.***(if available for the visit)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At:

Finish your day tour celebrating it with a coffee break at Komiteti – Kafe Museum for some raki, communist candy and maybe some coffee also.

Duration: 45 minutes
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