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Reviewed 5 days ago

This statue of Albanian hero who resisted Ottomans is situated centrally in Tirana, on the Skandenberg square. It is 11 metres high.

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

From the historical symbols of the Albanian people and proud of it, a beautiful statue in the middle of the city is located in the opposite of the main museum

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank safeerd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skanderbeg holds the place of honour in the main square of Albania's capital Tirana. His statue replaced the previous ones of Stalin and Hoxha . . . History takes funny turns sometimes. The spot is a good photo opportunity and, hopefully, a reason to read...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The plaza is dedicated to the hero Skanderberg of the 14th century. The statue is located at one end, not in the center, and is worth a quick view.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monument with houses are alway# impressive, so is this one.And 15th century Scanderbeg is a local,Hero.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

Skanderbeg is 'the' national hero of Albania who resisted the advance of the Ottoman Empire. The statue and the square to which he gives his name is a must for any visit to the city. Sadly there is no information about him, which is a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

Not to be missed, as it is the only statue in the Square. Quite imposing, well worth seeing and having a closer look

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bill g
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Perhaps due to my own stereotypes regarding Albania that was positively surprise and great experience. Promising and improving place where I will go again definitely.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ismet_1973
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Having recently visited the big square of Pristina, Kosovo where a similar statue is located, i said to myself, " hey, I've seen you before!" Like in Pristina, this statue deserves a prominent space at the Square. Per our Tour Guide, Albanians claim him as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed April 2, 2019

It statue is located at Skanderbeg Square. It is just another very large horse statue worth a few minutes look.

Date of experience: March 2019
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