A collection of remnants from pre 90's Eastern Europe is in the center of Tirana.This installation was designed by Fatos Lubonja and Ardian Isufi, and is entitled ‘Post-bllok” (Checkpoint). It consists of a bunker that once guarded the site as well as mine shaft columns from Spac prison, and a segment of the Berlin Wall. Lubonja is a critic and novelist who served 17 years in prison before 1991. Isufi is an established artist who has exhibited internationally and has twice been awarded Onufri prizes.
The Bektashi Way is a mystical path whose goal is to perfect man’s soul. It is the path which guides the believer and brings him to his ultimate goal: closeness to God. As a doctrine originating from Islamic principles, Bektashism has its own interpretation of the Holy Qur’an and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad and the Twelve Holy Imams. Bektashism respects all monotheist faiths. The late Baba Rexheb presented clearly the fundaments of Bektashi doctrine and history in his well-known book The Mysticism of Islam and Bektashism (Detroit, 1970).
Trip n hostel is located in a characheristic quarter of Tirana 'Pazar i Ri', 300 metres from the center of the city. The building is an old italian stile villa, constructed in 1910. The villa has three floors and two green gardens at both sides. The house has a kitchen in the underground floor and is connected to the back part of the house where is one of the green gardens, where you can have breakfast or other meals at reasonable prices. There are two chimney rooms in the underground and ground floor.
The only hostel with a big conference room for students meetings and different workshops. Milingona Hostel is a lush Backpackers hostel in the heart of the old district of Tirana. The hostel is tucked next to the markets and antique bike bazaar, which is one of the quirkiest places to see and explore in Tirana. We are a short walk to the city centre, Skanderbeg square, and to the Tirana nightlife (see our things to do page for places to see and visit near our hostel). The hostel is a family run business with a warm atmosphere.
In the heart of the capital Tirana and with no need to use transportation, visit the most beautiful and emblematic places of the old and charming city.All rooms have bathroom, air-conditioning, telephone, TV and Free WiFi connection. Our hostel is opened 24 hours.From here, you can visit the Galeria Kombtare e Arteve or the Biblioteka Kombtare, as well as different museums and the main touristic places.
Hostel Albania indeed is the best located Hostel in Tirana perfectly situated in one of the last old neighborhoods. Our Hostel is the perfect spot to discover Tirana day and night because we are close to everything to see and do in this big city. Close to all bus stations, just a few steps to the biggest open market, not far from the nightlife area in Tirana and surrounded by cafes, restaurants and supermarkets. Hostel Albania is also the first choice if you just like to relax a bit away from the hustle and bustle that this fast and noisy city is famous for.
Tirana Backpacker Hostel is located in one of the most interesting streets of Tirana. The green garden with plenty of palms and spruce trees, offers a very relaxing environment. On the ground floor there is a small coffy-bar and a nice and comfort hall in which are situated the computers and also include a small kitchen. The hostel has 6 dorm rooms and each of them has it's own restroom and showers. 4 of the dorms have balconies from which you can enjoy the calmness of the neighborhood. The rooms have from 4-6 beds each with a total of 30 beds.
Biza mountain, is located in the district of Tirana, in the comune of Shën Gjergj. The distance from the capital is 85 kilometers. The field of Biza is located 1200 meters above the sea level. It is 4 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide and has fresh air all year round. The fields are surrounded by the craggy mountain slopes, especially from the southeast and north western side. The field of Biza is crossed by the river with the same name, which then disappears within a cave near the village of Val.
Dajti National Park is situated in the east of the capital and has a surface of 3,300 hectares. It is located in the eastern part of the scope of Tirana, 26 km east of the capital and 50 km from "Mother Teresa" airport. This park is highly frequented by day visitors and is considered "The Natural Balcony of Tirana". Dajti National Park can be reached by car, following the national road, or by a cable car, thus enjoying a spectacular panoramic view.