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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

He is the local hero who opposed the Ottoman empire. The locals are proud of him.The main square area is a good place to hangout during day or evenings.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

Take time to get insight into the history of this commander. His name I think is from the Ottoman Empire but he is a real legend in this country and rightly so. Do your research first ........

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SteveDrab
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

A central statue and impressive. Need to learn more about historical relevance. Lots of develop here in Tirana come back in a few years. Youth will do what is needed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rockville41
Reviewed 16 January 2019

The square was decked out with Christmas stalls, so we weren't seeing it at a typical time, but it was colourful and fun. Museum with a huge frieze (main character is Mother Albania) dominates one side.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank agsymon
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

It's a nice statue, actually. Not so high as some others on the Balkan, but nicely made on some nice stones.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 506rikb
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Just another European man-on-a-horse statue unless you grab a local guide to teach you some history of Skanderbeg and the square he stands in. If you're there in December, this statue will be surrounded by the Christmas market and fair.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Love the statue and it is placed right in the centre of the skanderbeg square. It is beautiful and should be visited if you are near the square

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheeshhhh
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

This statue is there from almost 50 years. At these point of city you can go everywhere.visit Tirana

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ebi6
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

It was a nice statue at the centre of Tirana. History all around it. Great square and the atmosphere in Christmas was beautiful

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kostis m
Reviewed 10 December 2018

A completed square,with various services,various entertainments games,a dignified European capital. It really makes everyone feel happy.

Date of experience: November 2018
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