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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...more
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were on a six- week trip through the countries of the former Yugoslavia. We wanted to learn and understand why there were such terrible wars and conflicts in this area. That was a tall order to fill. We came to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Reviewing this site is complicated because what it represents is more important than the specific monument. This monument to the 1389 Battle of Kosovo, where the Ottomans defeated the pan-Balkan military, is particularly important to nationalist Serbs, so much so that Milosevic gave his nationalist...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank straea
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Gazimestan is the name of a monument commemorating the historical Battle of Kosovo, situated about 5 km from Pristina and it was built in 1953 under the authority of SFR Yugoslavia. It is in the shape of a medieval tower. The monument is protected by...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Redzo_I
Reviewed August 9, 2017

In order to have an understandig about the history of Kosovo this place is important to visit. A guide for this place comes in handy in order to get the facts right

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Aeronaut65
Reviewed May 11, 2017

also, in 1989 Milosevic gave a rousing speech, subsequently, Balkan war started.... its in not good condition. but its a must see.

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Battle of Kosovo has a lot of history if you will like to understand more about the battle and also history of this places, you have to take a guide with you...

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank ArsimRexhepi
Reviewed March 20, 2017

The field and the monument is a landmark in European history and represents so much. The monument itself could be a great source of national pride and mystique with some effort and dedication to protecting the site. This is a significant stop in any Balkans...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Visited on the way to Pristina and we were the only people there. View from the top is very good but not a lot in the way of signage to explain the full significance of the monument which is a shame.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank TravelBugDW
Reviewed February 13, 2017

You can ride a horse here - they are friendly but don't expect glossy restaurants and safety helmets. The experience is great though. In the summer, take sun cream and water as you will be very exposed. If you have read any history of Kosovo...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank hehirsarah
Reviewed November 14, 2016

There's nothing really to see apart from the view from the top. Historically speaking, it's not such a landmark, as it was built in 1953, so better study the history of kosovo somewhere else...

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Vacation52051
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