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Description: To understand the emotions Kosovo stirs in the Serbs, you have to go back...
To understand the emotions Kosovo stirs in the Serbs, you have to go back to 1389, to the Battle of Kosovo Polje—the Field of Blackbirds—one of the largest battles ever fought in medieval Europe. Here a Christian alliance tried to block the northward advance of the invading Ottoman Turks.
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This is a monument dedicated to the Battle of Kosovo in the 14th century, a little out of the city - about 10 minutes drive. Wished there is more to it by way of historical... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2014
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Wroclaw, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This place is not interesting at all, the battle in 1389 is very famous, but that national monument does not wide our knowledge. There is only an old, not breathtaking monument, without any museum or information about battle.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a monument dedicated to the Battle of Kosovo in the 14th century, a little out of the city - about 10 minutes drive. Wished there is more to it by way of historical information, descriptions, etc, maybe even an on-site museum. If you do not go there with a guide or someone local, there is no way to... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I enjoyed hearing about the battle of Kosovo, unfortunately, the monument is not as well maintained as it should be. The story left many questions unanswered even after searching the internet.

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Camden, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Not a lot to see - make sure you visit the Tomb of Sultan Murad first and the guide can explain much about the history of the area. Without that knowledge, you would be wondering what it is all about. A tower to climb with views of surrounding areas including the Obilic power station, farmland and the encroaching urban sprawl!... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Worth a visit for history buffs, but there is little to see aside from a tower, whose many steps one can climb and get a good view over the entire area. The battlefield itself is being encroached upon by modern construction.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This may be a national monument to the glory of a victory over the Ottomans, but in reality there is little to see. My guide advised that some believe that there was never a battle......is so then it's even less worthwhile. I was in Kosovo for four days and loved it but this is very overrated!

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Belgrade
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

You need an ID to get in, and look out for the tourn from highway. it is 10km away from Priština on your way to Mitrovica and there is no pre warning for the exit from highway!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Incredibly important historic site but not well developed... there should be a visitors center and explanatory plaques or sign boards... A bit confusing too, because there are two related sites.

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