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Independence Monument

Sheshi Pavaresia, Vlore, Albania
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modern history of albania starts with this statue

if you go to albania you must visit vlora. from this place modern history of albania started this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
myania
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Athens, Greece
Impressive and imposing

This is a bronze sculpture of Muntaz Dhrami and Kristaq Rama (Albanian artists) and is located on... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
adrianTirana
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Tirana, Albania
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Sheshi Pavaresia, Vlore, Albania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you go to albania you must visit vlora. from this place modern history of albania started this emblematic statue stands there to remind it it is the most beautiful city of the country with beaches that any other place in the world would envy

Thank myania
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a bronze sculpture of Muntaz Dhrami and Kristaq Rama (Albanian artists) and is located on the Flag Square in Vlora, Albania. It was placed on this square in 1972 to commemorate the Independence of Albania declared in Vlora by Ismail Qemali and Albanian...More

Thank adrianTirana
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

interesting monuament on a run down square it reminds of the albanian independence from osman empire after which vlora was the capital of the country for the first few years

Thank Baba J
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Vlore ( in italian language Valona ) is very interesting port city but most famous as the born place of modern Albanian state and her first capital.

1  Thank nevenjerkovic
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a very important place regarding the history of Albania. It's also beautiful and relaxing. People like to sit there and chat.

Thank Fiona K
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

An impressive monument to the independence of Albania. Modern history of Albania is terrific by the way. The area around has museums and local markets and some decent small hotels. It's quite a long walk from the seafront.

Thank scandalovers
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I went with my two young daughters. By itself, the monument isn't overly impressive. But combined with the old Islamic Mosque close by, and the mountain that can be walked up, it made for a cool couple of hours. There is a cafe at the...More

Thank camfamgo
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Grandious monument in the center of Vlora city in Albania. Gathering place. A lot of tourists. Must see.

Thank Zuka Z
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Independence Monument is located in Vlora main square, the best time to visit is on The Independence Day 28-29.November, there is always a party there.

Thank rediskondakciu
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

It is a monument that shows the indipence day of Albania. It has a very interesting story.Tourists can stay there to take a photo,but nothing else. But, exept of that, you need to see it.

Thank nikoletamertiri18
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