Skanderbeg Statue, Tirana

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Monument · Tourist Spot
Erected on the 500th birthday of an Albanian hero, Skanderbeg Statue sits in front of the National History Museum. The monument stands at 11 m (36 ft) in the center of a grassy oval that frames its grandiose size. The central location makes the attraction easy to spot. It is also a recognizable marker that alerts you to the location of the history museum and other nearby sites. Cars can drive around the square where the monument is located, so use caution when crossing the street. Put Skanderbeg Statue on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tirana day trip planner.
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  • This is definitely the best feature the square has. This national Albanian hero was neatly depicted on his horse there. I really liked the flag flowing in the wind behind it, as well as the mosque...  more »
  • The equestrian statue of Skenderbeg is in the very center of Tirana, overlooking the vast main square also bearing his name. Skenderbeg is an Albanian national hero who first resisted the...  more »

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