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Field of Blackbirds.

Pristina, Kosovo
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Ranked #15 of 17 Attractions in Pristina
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Traveler Description: About 8 km north of Pristina on the way to Mitrovica, the Field of Blackbirds, also known as Kosovo Polje (the name "Kosovo" appears to be derived... more »
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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
76 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 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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Harwood, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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