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The Palace of Culture of Tirana

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BULEVARDI “DESHMORET E KOMBIT”, SHESHI SKERDERBEJ, TIRANA, ALBANIA, Tiranë
Tirana, Albania

The center of Tirana was conceived as a monumental space. To achieve this goal, the old bazaar of Tirana, the City hall, the Orthodox Cathedral and old assemble of shops, hotels, bars and traditional houses where demolition and substituted by important buildings such as the Palace of Culture, Hotel Tirana, National Museum, “Scanderbeg Square”, and a group of residential buildings. The only historical objects were taken under protection were the Mosque of Ethem Bey and the Old Clock Tower as well as the Complex of Ministries (ministries square). It includes the National Library and the National Opera and Ballet of Albania