Tirana, Capital city of Albania
Tirana is the next big thing in Eastern Europe. The heart and capital of Albania, similar to all other European capitals has a never-ending movement and energy. With its clubs, bars, cafes, and taverns, Tirana is worth exploring by both day and night. The hospitality shown towards visitors is something that will mark your journey not only in Tirana but also all over the country. Tirana, is blessed with mild Mediterranean weather, a plethora of beautiful churches and lush parks. Founded in 1614, some beautiful Mussolini-era building dots the city center. Walk among sights such as Skanderbeg Square’s 1789 Et’hem Bey Mosque, the 1830 Sahat-Kulla (Clock Tower) and the Puppet Theatre, once home to King Zog’s puppet parliament. Visit the Peace Bell, built by old cartridge shells, a reminder of Tirana’s stormy past.