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Address: Rruga Mujo Ulqinaku, Tirana, Albania
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A traditional Catholic Church for both the religiously and culturally minded

This is a very charming Catholic Church not far from the downtown area, along a street with a lot of shops and restaurants. There is a Mass every day at 6:00 PM, as well as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
Richard F
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Guelph, Canada
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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here and found the priest to be very helpful in explaining how tolerant a counrty albania is and how all religions live in harmony which was good tohear and he exlained Pope Francis's visit to Albania

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Pozarevac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Catholic Church of St Marie 2) Catholic Church of St Marie The beautiful church of St. Marie was a gift from Franz Jozef, Emperor of Austro-Hungary. It was built in 1865. The church stopped functioning as a place of worship in 1967, as did many other churches during the communist era in Albania. The building was used as a cinema... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This is a very charming Catholic Church not far from the downtown area, along a street with a lot of shops and restaurants. There is a Mass every day at 6:00 PM, as well as Sunday mornings. Services are all in Albanian, though. It seems well attended and is worth a visit.

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Extra-ordinarily old architectural form. Why would you choose to build in a style famous from about 350 A.D.? Great halls are memorable and arresting of the usual thought patterns, that's why! Still works the magic. Give to the old widows outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

I recently got married in this church, the priest is friendly and welcoming to everyone, he speaks ok English. The church is beautiful inside and out. I couldn't of asked for a nicer church to marry in.

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Somewhere on the Earth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I'm a Catholic and never missed to visit Sunday mass since my baptism. So, I wanted to visit the church on last Sunday also to check other Catholic churches in the city. I did not find The Catholic church of St. Marie as on the title. Instead, I find another Catholic church, Heart of Christ Church on Rruga Kavala. The... More 

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Tirana, Albania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

nothing special to visit. no any interest to the tourists

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