Clock Tower [Kulla e sahatit]

Clock Tower
Tirana's landmark central sight is the clock tower from 1822. Brightly lit at night, it can be seen from the far end of Rr. Durrësit when entering the city. Started off by Et`hem Bey, completed by the locals and extended to 35m in 1928, when a German-made clock was also installed, it was for long the highest building in town, and the views of the city centre from the top are worth the climb. The shadow of the tower strikes the mosque at sunset, an event long used to mark the closing time of the formerly adjacent market place. Integrated with the "Culture & Continuity" exhibition.

Admission 100 lek.

Add Your Comments

Connect with:

We'll never post anything without your permission

Don't want to connect via a social network? No problem, comment here
DisconnectClose form [x]

Add Your Comments

Write your own review or add your comments for this venue here. Note: this is for reader's reviews only; contact the venue directly for information or reservation requests.

Rate this venue:


Open 08:00-15:00. Closed Sat, Sun.


Sheshi Skenderbej


+355 4 224 32 92
View in


View Larger Map

This download is free, but we would like you to leave us your
email address so that we can keep in touch with you about new In Your Pocket guides.