About Tirana

Tirana is the capital city of Albania, located in the central-western part of the country. It has a population of around 800,000 people and is Albania's administrative, cultural and economic center. The city has a rich history, with traces of Greek, Roman, Ottoman and communist influences visible in its architecture and culture. Popular tourist attractions include Skanderbeg Square, the National History Museum, the Blloku neighborhood, and the Dajti Mountain National Park. Tirana is also known for its vibrant nightlife, affordable prices, and delicious cuisine, with many traditional Albanian restaurants and cafes scatted throughout the city.