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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit Tirana after a debate with our friends and we don't regret this. The square is large and surrounded by big buildings. Because it was a hot day we've discovered an interesting system of cooling the pavement. From place to place there...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank angeladianarosu
Reviewed 6 days ago

Skanderbeg is the hero of Albanian history due to his resistance against the Ottoman invasion, and all over Albania there are references to him. So a photograph of his statue in the square is an essential memory of any visit to this beautiful and fascinating...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square itself is nothing much to see. But there are many interesting places (Bunker Art 2, National History Museum, etc.) and nice restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank aldosd2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Main square of Tirana. Left me undecided - its quite unique with its post-communism, but then again not unique enough. There is some brutal beauty in here. If visiting Tirana, you will end up here anyway.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Xtrttvllr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The center of Tirana, where you will find yourself inevitably, with or without guide. It still has that "communist" feeling, all huge, bombastic and pompous. It is a massive pedestrian area, surrounded with Tirana's most important offices : Culture, Opera, Library, National Bank and ministries....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DirkW107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive in every way. Tirana may not be a big city but this square definitely feels like a capital

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge square with quite a few attractions. It gets pretty crowded after dusk. You'll see youngsters, families and couples.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank anabdulla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dedicated to the Albanian hero Skanderberg, this is a large central Plaza downtown with folks crossing at all hours. The Opera is on one side and the Tirana International Hotel on another. There are water sprinklers with colored lights at night and water spreads across...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Start your Tirana day here and circle around the most interesting places of this town. Don’t forget the National Art Gallery!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ronaldb416
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area always seemed to have something happening....parade, pantomime artists, funny bands.... picturesque, as well as historic and vast

Date of experience: May 2019
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