Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, Tirana

#2 of 10 in Historic Sites in Tirana
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
An Eastern Orthodox church with an autonomous bishop, Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania is not just a place of worship but a support system for the community. The church is responsible for a number of charity programs, including 17 day-care centers, a few theological schools, three elementary schools, and an orphanage. They also run professional training schools that offer classes in management and information technology. They are known for their humanitarian work with refugees and people in need, and their dedication to peace. The building is a modern complex, designed to be bright and uplifting. Enter through the large, brass doors that lead inside, and look up to see the domed ceiling decorated with reliefs and murals. Consider attending one of the regularly held services, where rituals like the dueling choirs provide a window into Albanian culture. Plan your Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania visit and explore what else you can see and do in Tirana using our Tirana tour itinerary website.
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  • Every believer should visit the church, regardless of his religion. A huge building that pays homage to God. Thanks to this church, more precisely the contact with Tirana, my first and every...  more »
  • We really thought that this was the best peice of architecture in all of Tirana. The modern look, as well as the bright colors makes it stick out in the heart of a city that has so much old...  more »
  • The church is really nice, recommended to visit it. 😊⛪
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