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Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, Tirana

(3.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania into our Tirana travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Tirana.
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  • Orthodox Cathedral completed in the 2000s. Certainly very interesting; contains contemporary décor, but pleasing to the eye. Atmosphere good.
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  • Church definitely makes an impression, both from the outside and the inside. It is characterized by a modern, interesting and beautiful architecture.
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  • Walked outside and took lots of pictures. The building is beautiful and the walk at night is brilliant and is easy to access among the city street.  more »