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A Panorama of the Shkumbin Valley near the town of Librazhd

Librazhd is the name of a town and district in Albania. It is located in the central east of Albania between Elbasan and Pogradec

Librazhd and Librazhd District Within Albania

Get in[edit]

Librazhd is located between the the cities of Elbasan and Pogradec, and is also located on the road between Tirana and Macedonia

There are buses from Tirana at 2pm every day. The buses depart from near the intersection of Bulevardi Zhan D'Ark and Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit near the Taiwan Center. You can find minibuses to Pogradec which pas through Librazhd about 100 meters from the US Embassy.

Buses to Tirana depart Monday to Saturday at 6am and on Sunday at 10am.

It is also possible to travel from Tirana to Librazhd by taking any Korça, Qafe Than, Pogradec, Bilisht, or Erseke-bound bus or minibus. Similarly, to travel to Tirana you can often take minibuses and buses coming from these locations.

Bus rides to Librazhd are 250 Lek, while minibus (furgon) rides will cost 400 Lek.

Snow Covered Librazhd

Get around[edit]

Librazhd is a fairly small city, so you can travel quite easily on foot.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park [3]. The park contains a number of wild flora and fauna as well as a number of rare and endemic plants and mountains over 2,200 meters.
  • Gezim Hidri, Near the town center, +355 69 39 21 501, [1]. Local artist Gezim Hidri works with mosaics, motifs, oil paintings, sculpture, stone carving etc. Currently working on a mosaic of the Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich. Contact Iridion Bahiti at the number above for a free tour of his studio and stone cutting workshop or visit the artist's website [2]  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Visit the bazaar on Saturdays and Mondays behind the Taçi gas station

Buy[edit][add listing]

Memorial to Murdered Poets

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Ura E Lizes, Rruga Elbasan Librazhd (2km from Elbasan City Center), +355 686 195 618. 8am-10pm. Restaurant serving traditional Albanian food. Inexpensive, family friendly, spacious with ample parking, friendly staff, and warm atmosphere. $5.  edit

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Lindi Komplex, Town Square (Across From the City Hall), +355 69 224 1774. A room with two beds is 2000 Leke a night and includes coffee, tea, or espresso as well as washing and ironing for those staying longer. Furthermore, extended visitors may negotiate lower prices. There is no reception, but you may inquire for a room at the attached bar which is open until midnight. The owner's name is Agron Gurra. 2000 Leke.  edit

Get out[edit]


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