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Tirana features a humid subtropical climate with dry summers and cool and wet winters. The best time to visit the city is during summer i.e. May to August, when the weather is fairly mild. Visitors can enjoy sightseeing in this pleasant weather in a better way compared to its wet and cool.
Tirana is served by Tirana International Airport Nene Tereza. Commonly known as Rinas International Airport, Tirana International Airport Nene Tereza is currently the only international airport in Albania. This airport serves as a focus city for Blue Panorama Airlines, Adria Airways, Albawings and Mistral Air. It offers flights to a plethora of destinations around the globe such as Frankfurt, Athens, Vienna, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, and more.
Places in Interest in Tirana
The capital and largest of Albania, Tirana is the cultural, economic, and political hub of the country. The city is located on the western centre of Albania and is surrounded with hills. Tirana has a heritage that dates back to the Ottoman Empire. This city is replete with natural beauty and boasts colourful streets filled with a plethora of clubs, restaurants, historical sites, and outdoor activities. It is a small city and thus it can be easily covered in a day or two.
A lively meeting place, Skanderbeg Square is located in the heart of Tirana. This square is surrounded by some of the most important attractions of the city. Skanderbeg Square features a statue of George Kastriot Skanderbeg.
Et’hem Bey Mosque
Located near the Skanderbeg Square, Et’hem Bey Mosque was constructed in 1823. This museum was closed under the communist rule and reopened in 1991. Frescos in and outside the portico depict waterfalls, trees, and bridges. The design of motifs of the mosque is something rarely seen in Islamic art.
The National Gallery of Figurative Arts
Officially opened to the public in Tirana in 1954, the National Gallery of Figurative Arts on its current location on the Boulevard Martyrs of the Nation only since 1974. This gallery is the most prominent national institution of conserving, exhibiting, restoring, studying, documenting, publishing, and archiving the works of art in the country. National Gallery of Figurative Arts presently features more than 4100 art works by Albanian and foreign artists, from a time period that begins from the thirteenth century and continues until the present day.