Equestrian Statue of Skanderbeg
An impressive monument to the Albanian nation hero.
Palace of Culture
To the east of Sheshi Skënderbej is the white stone Palace of Culture, which has a theatre, shops and art galleries. Construction of the...
National History Museum
The largest museum in Albania holds many of the country's archaeological treasures and a replica of Skanderbeg's massive sword (how he...
Theatre of Opera & Ballet
Check the listings and posters outside the theatre for performances.
Sheshi Skënderbej information
Skanderbeg Sq is the best place to start witnessing Tirana's daily goings-on. Until it was pulled down by an angry mob in 1991, a 10m-high bronze statue of Enver Hoxha stood here, watching over a mainly car-free square. Now only the equestrian statue of Skanderbeg remains.