Communist History Tour Tirana & Street Food

Communist History Tour Tirana & Street Food

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.


Departure: 09:30 am

Included: Transportation, Tour Director, Street food, Coffee break, Museum Entrance

Getting around: Private motor coach, walking.

Stop At: Bunk'Art 1, Rruga Fadil Deliu, Tirana 1001 Albania

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, Shenasi Dishnica, Tirana 1001 Albania

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, At the center of Tirana, Tirana Albania

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, Tirana Albania

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, Boulevard Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana Albania

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: Mother Teresa Square, 8R9C+5GF, Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit, Tiranë, Albania

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

Stop At: National Gallery of Art, Bulevardi Deshmoret E Kombit, Tirana 1001 Albania

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: Komiteti - Kafe Muzeum, 8RFF+93C, Rruga Fatmir Haxhiu, Tiranë, Albania

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

Sample Menu

• Qofte (meatballs) - Served with yoghurt sauce, chips and a salad, accompanied with beer or wine.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Minimum drinking age is 18 years"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"First stop of the itinerary not advisable for people suffering from claustrophobia"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"

Start Time: 09:30 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up at any hotel in Tirana. Please specify name of hotel when making the booking.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Hotel pick up
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Raki tasting
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Pazari i Ri
  • Entry/Admission - Bunk'Art 1
  • Entry/Admission - Komiteti - Kafe Muzeum
  • Entry/Admission - Skanderbeg Square
  • Entry/Admission - National Gallery of Art
  • Entry/Admission - Enver Hoxha Pyramid

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Drop off


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