Welcome to Tirane, Albania
Whether you call it Tirana or Tirane, Tirana, Albania’s capital and largest city, was founded in 1614 on the Ishm River by Turkish general Sulayman Pasha, who is buried in Tirane. The ruins of an ancient castle on the mountainside of Dajti, dating back to the first century B.C. and mentioned by the 6th Century Byzantine historian Prokop, overlook the fertile valley in which Tirana sits. Tirana was originally called Tehran to commemorate... more >
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Tirane, Albania travel guides and maps for visitors.
Top Tirane, Albania attractions including Ethem Bay Mosque and Skonderberg Square.
The Albanian Riviera
The little known coastal town of Saranda, Albania is a traveler's untouched paradise.
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