Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Albania

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Albania
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Albania

While not the most well know of the Balkan Peninsula, Albania is a beautiful place with mountains, rivers and endless amounts of archaeological history. We take a look at some of the very strangest and most amazing places to see in this very traditional country…


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Albania


Fier, Fier's Ship House
Fier, Fier’s Ship House

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There are ship houses all over the world and even Albania has it’s own.

Tirana, Tirana's Colourful Facade
Tirana, Tirana’s Colourful Facade

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While most buildings are cold and grey, Albania’s capital city is a colourful rainbow of hope and joy.

Sarandë District, Syri I Kalter
Sarandë District, Syri I Kalter

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Translated as “The Blue Eye” this bottomless looking spring is one of the most amazing things you can see in Albania.

Tirana, Pyramid of Tirana
Tirana, Pyramid of Tirana

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While it is now little more than a ruin of Communism times, it is still well worth seeing for its unusual architecture.

Elbasan County, Bunkers of Albania
Elbasan County, Bunkers of Albania

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While most of them have long since been dismantled or totally destroyed, there are still a few concrete bunkers that are a strangely interesting find.

Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster Castle
Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster Castle

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Not just a medieval castle, but also a museum of all sorts of WW2 vehicles and memorabilia.

Vlora, Jale Beach
Vlora, Jale Beach

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Looking at this beautiful beach, it is easy to see why it is seen as one of the biggest tourist destinations in Albania.

Laci's Church, Laci
Laci’s Church, Laci

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Visited by millions of pilgrims every year, this church and the nearby cave is said to be the place where miracles happen.

National History Museum, Tirana
National History Museum, Tirana

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Albania is not only full of interesting history, but it also has a rather interesting history museum!

Caves Haji Ali, Karaburun peninsula
Caves Haji Ali, Karaburun peninsula

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At over 60m tall, this is one of the largest cave entrances above sea level in the entire world. A creepy looking cave if ever there was one.