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

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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