Mahmud Agha Kokonozi Mosque

Mahmud Agha Kokonozi Mosque

Mahmud Agha Kokonozi Mosque (aka New Bazaar Mosque) it’s a building that dates back to the middle of the 18th century. This mosque is one of the last buildings of its kind to survive the anti-religious campaigns of the 1960s. The building reopened in 1991 and until...
House of the Dervish Khorosani

House of the Dervish Khorosani

House of the Dervish Khorosani, is a gorgeous 19th century wooden house situated in a small courtyard. Key feature of the place is an octagonal tĂĽrbe holding the final resting places of three...
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral is the main Catholic house of worship. It first opened its doors in 2002. The Cathedral has a very unique building style using a combined triangle and circle shape, which represent the Trinity and God’s Eternit. The front of the Cathedral has...
The Sacred Heart Church

The Sacred Heart Church

The Sacred Heart Church is the city’s oldest (still in use ) Catholic Church. It was built in 1865 as a present to Albania from the Franz Joseph of Austria. The church closed its doors in 1967 during the communism regime as part of the anti-religion movement from the...

Orthodox Church of the Holy Annunciation

Orthodox Church of the Holy Annunciation was built in 1964, but soon after that it shut down due to Ever Hoxha campaign against religion.  The building reopened for its original purpose after 1990 and until then was used by the Tirana Sport Club as a...
Christ’s Resurrection Cathedral

Christ’s Resurrection Cathedral

Christ’s Resurrection Cathedral first opened its doors in 2012 and its considered as the main center for the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania.  The Cathedral is the biggest in the Albania of its kind with a staggering floor plan of 1660 square meters. Included...