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Skanderbeg Square, Tirana

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Visit the statue of a national hero at Skanderbeg Square, in the center of the city. During the Albanian monarchy the square was surrounded by municipal buildings, hostels, and a bazaar. However, many of these were destroyed during communist rule and replaced with modern office buildings. In the center of the square is a statue of George Kastrioti Skanderbeg, the national hero credited with unifying the Albanian people. The statue is surrounded by an oblong section of grass and rows of trees in semi-circles at either end of the park. Cars can drive around the square, and you'll have to cross a busy street to enter the National History Museum next to the square. Take a look at our Tirana driving holiday planner to schedule your visit to Skanderbeg Square and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Modern-day Albania is a diamond in the rough. A country, for which tourism is critical to the economy, yet remains unknown to most non-European travelers. A hallmark of every European capital city is....  more »
  • It is a nice square especially nice for groups.It has very beautiful founatins,and is nicely maintaned  more »

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