"Tirana 2008" Top 5 Page for this destination Tirana by maykal
Tirana Travel Guide: 354 reviews and 948 photos
Tirana is odd. Strange. Bizarre. Quirky. Off-the-wall. I quite liked it.
Trilby hats and mosques...go-karts and green-pink-purple apartment blocks...miniature train stations and macchiato...potholes and BMWs...bridges to nowhere and glass pyramids...burek me gjize and dysfunctional clock towers
I didn't have long to spend in Tirana, but as usual, I managed to walk myself to a hobble, exploring the boulevards and backstreets, taking photograph after photograph of all the painted apartment blocks, fuelled by cheese bureks and macchiatos in the hundreds of cafes.
Much much more to say, but that'll have to wait...for now, just a photo or three...
- Pros:Quirky. Unusual. Colourful painted buildings.
- Cons:Opening hours mean nothing. There is no bus station.
These slogans built into the brickwork may explain why some buildings have been painted over in such lurid colours, but... more travel advice
Head east instead of west, and things are no less colourful. Rruga Punetoret e Rilindjes has its fair share of bright... more travel advice
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