Skanderbeg statue, Pristina
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Built atop a structure that resembles a traditional Albanian hat, Skanderbeg statue was lifted in 2001, paying homage to a 15th-century hero who fought off the Ottoman empire for decades. Skanderbeg prevented enemy forces from penetrating deeper into Western Europe and played a major role in formation of Albania's national consciousness. A small plaza surrounds the statue, serving as a meeting point for locals. Snap a photo of this complex of governmental buildings and flags centered around this important national monument. To visit Skanderbeg statue on your holiday in Pristina, and find out what else Pristina has to offer, use our Pristina itinerary builder.
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Skanderbeg Statue situated ad the end of Mother Theresa Street within a large open square. You must see something Skanderbeg when visiting these countries as he's a national hero. Centrally located.
Povero Skanderberg! Esattamente come a Tirana, anche a Pristina la statua equestre (tra l'altro molto bella) dell'eroe è stata "impallata" da un edificio contemporaneo di almeno 10 piani. Credo che si... read more »Poor Skanderberg! Exactly as in Tirana, also in Pristina the equestrian statue (by the way very nice) of the hero was "impallata" by a contemporary building by at least 10 floors. I think you deserve a bit more respect. The location is good, at the end of the main street of Pristina, which is a broad Avenue all pedestrian.show original
The national Albanian Hero Gjergj Kastrioti is located in downtown Prishtina. A beautiful statue which means a lot for the entire Western Europe.
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