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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  • I went here after New Year's eve. It was a beautiful place, with an amazing park for adults and kids. The street was amazingly decorated. Statue was nice too, and you definitelly need to explore more....  more »
  • A large square made interesting by its convex shape (center is higher than the edges like a very low hill) and especially by the wonderful floor tiles in numerous colors, apparently from different...  more »
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