TIRANA REGION

Skanderbeg Monument

Published at : 09/11/2015 - 11:12

This monument was set up in 1968 by three Albanian master of sculpture , on the occasion of 500 anniversary of the death of Skanderbeg . It is dedicated to the Albanian national hero , who is known as their top leader in the fight against the Turks in the years 1380 - 1430. Thanks to the resistance of the guerrillas led by Skanderbeg , the Turks retreated from Albania for 25 years . Skanderbeg is a symbol of bravery Albanians in centuries XIV - XV .