Skanderbeg Monument at Piazza Albania

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The monument was erected in 1940, by Romanelli, in course of particular political relations between Italy and Albania. It represents a national hero of Albania Giorgio Castriota, named Scanderbeg, i.e. Alexander the Great, who sojourned in Rome for a period of time with the aim to ask for help to Paul II against the Turks.

Skanderbeg Monument (Monumento a Scanderbeg) at Piazza Albania, rome
The Equestrian horseman statue portraying the Albanian folk hero - George Castriota Scandemberg (Monumento equestre di Giorgio Castriota Scandemberg) is located in the Piazza Albania. The palace in Rome in which Skanderbeg resided in 1465-66 still bears his name. A statue in the city is dedicated to him. The square where the statue resides is named "Piazza Albania".

statue of George Castriota Scandemberg at Piazza Albania, rome

Address:
Skanderbeg Monument at Piazza Albania
Piazza Albania
00153, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Ripa (Circo Massimo - Bocca Verità - Aventino) (Roma centro)
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