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Skanderbeg Statue

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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
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Nice monument.

Beautiful statue, easily accessible when the main square is not undergoing major construction and repairs. It is in the center of the square and we found that by doing a little... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 February 2017
New Brunswick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Beautiful statue, easily accessible when the main square is not undergoing major construction and repairs. It is in the center of the square and we found that by doing a little research before hand , the visit was even more interesting,

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The statue is still visible but the square is under construction until the summer (expected 2017). If you go into the clock tour you may get a better view of it otherwise you'll only see the top half

Thank Olenka L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is located in the center of Tirana . Here you can find modern architecture , Ottoman and Italian mixed together . It represent Albanian nattional Hero that fought 25 years against ottoman occupation ! Now its under reconstruction ! Best next visit maybe this summer

Thank Saimir S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Not just as a statue, but more learning about it , the history of Skanderbeg as well as details about the statue. Example : there seems to be a reason of the position of the horse in these kind of statues, in this case, only one leg is up ,meaning that the hero died of wounds gotten during battle :)

Thank Artan K
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The weather was to blame for our delay on the 30thJanuary travelling to Crete via Athens. However, having recently in September 2016 a total; hip replace,ent it was neccessary to use a walking stick. My experince of checking in and passing through security was a pleasant surprise, as in all the airports I was treated with respect an asked to... More 

Thank Marilyn C
Porcia, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We ran into a bit of luck when visiting this place/statue. We got with an off the clock tour guide who spent a few minutes with us telling us about the statue and who he represented. It is a nice thing to see and learn. Made me want to learn more about Albanian history.

Thank Christopher H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

have to see Skenderbeg on his horse and iconic goat's head helmet striding back in hostory and inspiring modern Albania

Thank Mark G
Killeen, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Get your classic, timeless fotograph at this location. Of note is the presence of a Church and Mosque constructed right next to each other in the back ground. It is across the street from the National History Museum.

Thank Mauser1166
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

To me it is not a big deal. However, Skanderbeg is the national hero of Albania. The statue definitely announces you are in the center of the capital.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

A big statue in Tirana's central location. You can easily go there. There are some important buildings such as museum, opera and mosque around the square

Thank Umit U

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