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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
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
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