Skanderbeg Square, Tirana

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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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  • The city center, huge square filled with people. Characteristic of Tirana. Definitely worth visiting
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  • The city of Tirana is a lot of work. The place is under total redevelopment, establishment of green space. This disrupts the flow of cars a little but for pedestrians will be a real pleasure once the work is completed.
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  • concert series March 2018 weekend we spent a few days in Tirana. The space environment is just renovated the space has been used very nice pedestrian streets starting. The renovation is not disruptive, just could not fölmenni óratoronyhoz, but also megcsodáltuk from the outside.
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