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Independence Monument

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Independence Monument

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B1714D wrote a review Sep. 2020
Belgrade, Serbia8,674 contributions2,531 helpful votes
This monument is dedicated to Albania liberation from the Ottoman empire which occurred in 1912. It's set on the central square, which is quite new renovated (in fact, still under renovation). It's literally a 5 min pic stop for both - the monument and the Mosque down the street.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Pim G wrote a review Oct. 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands403 contributions92 helpful votes
Close together are the Monument, the Muradi mosque and the stairway to the Teke Babi. The monument as such is nice to see, nice to take a picture. It’s a must see when in Vlorë but it’s not a place to spend hours.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Verysadoldgit wrote a review Oct. 2019
Brockenhurst, United Kingdom65 contributions41 helpful votes
This was very near to our hotel so it was only a short walk to see it. An excellent memorial to the escape from the Ottoman Empire
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Date of experience: September 2019
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David M wrote a review Apr. 2019
Vancouver, Canada118 contributions129 helpful votes
As of April 2019 they are working on the main street in Vlore leading from the sea to the monument. It is still under construction but looks like it will be complete soon. It is an interesting walk up to the monument but nothing really special. While this main avenue is going to be nice when its complete, apart from a few patio's and even fewer shops, the walk is just interesting. If you happen to be in Vlore certainly do this, but not worth a special trip in my view.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis DeAugusto wrote a review Mar. 2019
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Monument dedicated to the Albanian independence day and the flag bearers. Behind there were the ancient city ruins.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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