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  • Address: Sheshi Skënderbej (Skanderbeg Square), Tirana, Albania 1000
  • Hours: Open Mon–Fri 8pm–3pm
  • Admission: 100 lek

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Clock Tower Tours

Located on Tirana’s central Skanderbeg Square, the Clock Tower is one of the Albanian capital’s great landmarks and was built in 1822 by Haxhi Et`hem Bey, who also designed the mosque next door. Just over a century later, the height of the clock tower was increased to 115 feet (35 meters) high and today it competes with the slender minaret of the neighboring Et`hem Bey Mosque; by night they are both beautifully illuminated, throwing flickering shadows across the square. The tower is almost Venetian in appearance, with a simple stone tower topped with clocks on all four sides and a pyramid-shaped cupola. Views from the wrought-iron balcony that rings the tower just below the clocks – a climb of 90 stone steps – look down over the great equestrian statue of military hero Skanderbeg, the National Historical Museum, the center of the city and beyond to the Dajti mountain range. A small museum adjacent to the tower holds exhibitions on Albanian life and culture.

Practical Info

Sheshi Skënderbej (Skanderbeg Square). Open Mon–Fri 8am–3pm. Admission 100 lek to museum and tower. Best accessed on foot.

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