4 hours and 30 minutes
Explore a communist corner of Albania, Tirana. Moreover, with a private guide learn about the harsh late years of Tirana, under the regime of politician Enver Hoxha. How Hoxha banned religion and travelling and reduced analphabetism in Albania. Why he built the bunkers of Albania? What are the Albania Bunkers? Get to see a real bunker!
Learn his impact in the country and his allies. Learn about the communist terrifying methods of bringing the truth to light in Albania. Hear how people were imprisoned for talking the truth, or saying something bad about him. Tirana is one of the most beautiful capitals in Balkans, with its newly renovated city center.
The Scanderbeg Square is an amazing opportunity to learn a lot about the history of Tirana. While there you can see the ministries around, the national museum, the Et’hem Bej Mosque and the newly build kind of skyscraper The Plaza. Tirana has colorful buildings but what is the story behind the colors?
That you will learn in this communist day trip. You will see many things that will leave amazed as well as shocked. What happened in Albania during the communist years? How it changed the face of the country? Why people still think Albania is not safe? Many questions that will be answered in this tour. We invite you to join us in this communist tour of Tirana and you will get to know the country better.
Meeting at the Hotel to explore some of the communist corners of Tirana. Walk around towards Enver Hoxha’s villa, the Boulevard of Martyrs, the Gallery of arts. Immerse yourself in a not so ancient pyramid located in the heart of Tirana, and abandoned by everyone. See the communist corner in the National Historical Museum. Continue to the Bunk’arts and visit the other historical surroundings and hear the history of communism visit the house of leaves which is the museum of Secret Surveillance. End the tour, with a coffee stop at the Komiteti Caffe.