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Tirana to Get New Mix-Use Luxury Tower
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Tirana to Get New Mix-Use Luxury Tower

TIRANA, October 8 A new multifunctional 12-story tower inspired by the architectural style of Berat, UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be constructed in the free area between Dajti Hotel and the Catholic Cathedral. MET Building Tirana project finalized by Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA) is a mixed-use commercial, tertiary, residential, and high-density building. According to the...

Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend
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Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend

TIRANA, September 21 If you haven’t already planned your weekend, this list of events out of the capital city can help you take a short trip to the other side of Dajti Mountain and observe the Tomato Festival in Shengjergji Village. You can take a longer trip to the southern highlands of Kurveleshi in Nivica...

Tirana among Top Highest House Price to Income Ratio Cities in Europe
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Tirana among Top Highest House Price to Income Ratio Cities in Europe

TIRANA, July 16 Albanian capital Tirana is one of the cheapest cities for property investment for international citizens, but it highly expensive for the Albanian middle class. According to the current house price to income ratio, houses in Amsterdam, Berlin, Stockholm, Brussels, and Athens are cheaper compared to Tirana. Based on Numbeo’s data, Albania ranks seventh...

How to Spend One Day in Kruja
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How to Spend One Day in Kruja

TIRANA, July 10 2018 was the Nationwide Year of Skanderbeg. Albanian institutions and citizens all over the country observed the 550th death anniversary of National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu. The name and life of the most prominent personality in Albanian history are strongly connected to the city of Kruja. The official logo for 2018, The...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Shakes Albania
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Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Shakes Albania

TIRANA, July 4 A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck Lalzit Bay at 11:02 am on Wednesday causing people to flee buildings and offices in Durres and Tirana areas. A 4 magnitude aftershock with the epicenter in the Adriatic Sea followed. So far, only material damages have been reported. Durresi Prefect Roland Nasto said that that the...

There’s a Puppet Festival for All Ages Happening in Tirana 
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There’s a Puppet Festival for All Ages Happening in Tirana 

TIRANA, May 28 The Albanian capital is turning into a cultural hub for the region and beyond. For six days Tirana will host the International Puppet Theatre Festival Albania. This festival will showcase original performances by puppet theatres from all over the world. (Find the program below) Theatres and companies from China, Turkey, Spain, Romania,...

Ten New Charter Flights Scheduled to Tirana this Tourist Season
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Ten New Charter Flights Scheduled to Tirana this Tourist Season

TIRANA, May 2 A few days from the start of the new tourist season, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved ten new airline routes and doubled capacity for three existing air routes. According to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, these routes will operate during the summer season. Therefore the new routes include flights from...

Direct Low-Cost Route Tirana-London Launched on Thursday
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Direct Low-Cost Route Tirana-London Launched on Thursday

TIRANA, April 19 Hungarian low-cost airline, Wizz Air launched on Thursday a new direct route between Tirana International Airport and Luton Airport in London. The official announcement was made by TIA, which confirmed that the new route is scheduled for three times a week. Moreover, it is considered as an affordable option for Albanians given...

Road Projects Expected to Be Completed in 2018
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Road Projects Expected to Be Completed in 2018

TIRANA, April 19 Main road segments such as Tirana-Elbasan, Kukes-Morina, Kardhiq-Delvina, Fieri Bypass, and Tirana big ring road are expected to be completed within this governing term. This was declared by Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Damian Gjiknuri said on Wednesday. According to him, the road between Qukes and Qafe Plloc requires an additional fund...