Skanderbeg Square, Tirana

3.5
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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  • Similar to Town Squares in the USA or Zócalos in Mexico, Skanderbeg Square serves as the Main Plaza for Tirana. Numerous local attractions can be quickly accessed, viewed and photographed from this...  more »
  • Skanderbeg Square is named after the Albanian national hero, Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu and is in the very heart of Tirana. An imposing monument of Skanderbeg watches over the crowds from the edge.....  more »

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