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Address: Pristina, Kosovo
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To understand the emotions Kosovo stirs in the Serbs, you have to go...

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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Tall building

Tall building made of bricks, if you start climbing batter be prepared there are 4 or 5 floors of walking, when u get on top there is absolutely nothing just view, why would... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Pristina, Kosovo
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

About 20 minute drive outside of Prishtina. You'll need to read up and understand the significance of the place before you visit as there is no visitors information at the site. It's free to visit but you'll need to show ID to the police on arrival

Thank Dolores8888
Portland, Oregon
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the location where Slobodan Milosevic delivered his 1989 speech which ignited the flames of nationalism in the former Yugoslavia leading to a decade of war and ethnic cleansing. If you are here with an interest in the history of the nations of Europe and their complex histories, challenges and conflicts, this place (along with Sultan Murad's tomb) may... More 

Thank Brian S
Pristina, Kosovo
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tall building made of bricks, if you start climbing batter be prepared there are 4 or 5 floors of walking, when u get on top there is absolutely nothing just view, why would someone build a monument to remember lost battle field against Turks, where actually Turks won!!! The only reason it get's 3 point is because reminds me my... More 

Thank lkovaci
Wroclaw, Poland
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank Christopher K
Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 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 

Thank kurogomajpn
Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
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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.

1 Thank Beenee
Camden, Australia
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 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 

2 Thank Attilla64
Belgrade, Serbia
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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.

1 Thank Rittmeister
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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55 attraction reviews
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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!

2 Thank njhharrogate
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55 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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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!

4 Thank AnaNovakovicBelgrade

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