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Tirana: Guided Walking Tour Breakfast & Lunch Included

1. Tirana: Guided Walking Tour Breakfast & Lunch Included

Your tour will start with the pick up at the hotel, then your guide will take you to taste a traditional breakfast at Mengjezore, a place where traditional breakfasts have been cooked for decades. Then you will walk to get to the New Bazaar, where you can find all kind of ingredients for the mediterranean and traditional recipes. While walking around, your guide will also tell you about the attractions nearby. Of course, we can’t exclude the tasting traditional byrek, the Albanian pie in this Tirana food tour. After byrek, you will stop for a coffee and then walk through the boulevard and Blloku. For lunch you will have the opportunity to taste more traditional food, Fergese me qofte is a famous dish widely consumed at lunch time in Tirana Albania. The time to go again for a walk around the city, you will visit the castle and stop at a olive oil shop to taste and learn more about the tradition of olive oil making.

Tirana: Communist History Tour with Street Food

2. Tirana: Communist History Tour with Street Food

You will begin your journey of the past at the Bunk’ Art Museum with a full immersion into Albanian history over the last 100 years. The ex–nuclear bunker, built to accommodate Communist Dictator Hoxha in the event of attack, tells a story of the dictator’s time as well as both world wars through photographs, items, and documents. Once you step out of the Bunk’ Art you will head for some local qofte (meat balls) complete with yogurt sauce, potato chips, and local beer, a combination of which comprises Tirana’s typical street food. You'll then walk towards Skanderbeg Square and learn about the historical buildings such as the Et’hem Bey Mosque and the clock tower, which surround the main square of Tirana. Following that, enter the National Gallery of Arts, which is home to socialist and realist art. There you will encounter powerful images which provide an insight into how “realistic” art was used to create propaganda throughout history. You can also behold the pyramid, the former Enver Hoxha Museum, whose once-white-marble walls are now crumbling and full of graffiti. Following the museum you'll take a break at the Komiteti-Kafe Museum for some raki, communist candy, and some optional coffee. You will then walk through the Blloku area, where you will discover the home of Enver Hoxha and other senior members of his regime. You'll stop at the Post Blloku Memorial, which honors former political prisoners, in an area which was once forbidden to enter.

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