Skanderbeg Square

Local nameSheshi Skënderbej
LocationTirana, Albania

The Skanderbeg Square is the main plaza in the centre of Tirana, Albania. The square is named after the Albanian national hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu. The total area is about 40.000 square metres. The Skanderbeg Monument dominates the square.

During the Italian invasion of Albania, the city plan for Tirana was designed by Florestano Di Fausto and Armando Brasini in a Neo-Renaissance style with articulate angular solutions and giant order fascias.

Many buildings including the Tirana International Hotel, the Palace of Culture, the National Opera, the National Library, the National Bank, the Ethem Bey Mosque, the Clock Tower, the City Hall, the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of…

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skanderbeg_Square

Address Sheshi Skënderbej, Tiranë, Albania

Coordinates 41°19'42.202" N 19°49'6.301" E

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