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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania

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A real archtypal character

With diplomatic recognition in every part of Western Europe, he got little help that you would call "in time". He is an example of hill people who never forget hearth and home... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The monument was made of bronze and has a very nice tiny details even the face was done very good. This monument deserves to give name to the square.

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

With diplomatic recognition in every part of Western Europe, he got little help that you would call "in time". He is an example of hill people who never forget hearth and home regardless of training or opportunity. Not mythological, rare at the same time common, a real person with qualities worth imitation...not a hollow statue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

With brilliant colorful buildings around and snow cap mountains in the distance my visit to see Albania famed nobleman was spectacular. You will have to navigate a busy traffic circle for a close up view but it's worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

apparently he was what every strong Albanian likes to be today, a good father and a strong fighter. He is famous and the statute survived many revolutions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Those who step on to Albanian soils cannot avoid Skanderbeg. The man was and still remains one of the most influential people in Albanian history and that is why a massive and impressive sculpture has been placed in his honour right in the heart of Tirana, Albanian capital. It truly stands in the core of the city and almost everything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is hearth and center of Tirane. Means a lot for Albanians. There was a nice decoration in front for holidays in December so we used it as a spot for couple of memorial pictures of our trip in Albania

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Goa Velha, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Right in the centre of the Skanderberg square surrounded by the clock tower, Opera, Museum, Municipality, couple of Ministry offices and Art Gallery. Its in front and to one side of the Tirana International Hotel (tall building). Nice lawn around. Take a couple of photos and walk around the square- almost everything worth seeing is around here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just like Mother Theresa, most counties in the Balkans claim Skanderbeg, (and you will see the same statue from Kosovo and several other surrounding countries). Tirana's statue is in Skanderbeg Square, which is near the Clock Tower and the National History Museum in the city center. It is worth a picture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A hero to Albanians. It's in an easy location too find. A nice stroll pass with some photos is easily done! Just needs a path in front of it so don't stand on the grass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I think this is a great addition to Tirana's centre. Its called Skanderbeg Square after all. He was Albania's national hero so its a great big part of our history. I love this place.

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