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Skanderbeg statue, Pristina

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Monument · Tourist Spot
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. Add Skanderbeg statue and other attractions to your Pristina trip itinerary using our Pristina trip maker website.
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  • Skanderbeg is one of the greatest Balkan freedom fighters in history, and statues are erected to him in both Pristina and Tirana Albania, which itself is symbolic of the blood that runs between these....  more »
  • This was definitely the most iconic statue we saw while in Prishtina. The statue is a memorable tribute to one of the most celebrated Albanian leaders. Nicely done by the architect.  more »
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