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Pristina

capital of Kosovo

6.6km

42.666721.1667

Kratovo

town in North Macedonia

117km

42.0666666722.18333333

Resen

town in North Macedonia

126km

41.0888888921.01222222

Thethi

Thethi is a village surrounded by Thethi National Park, up on Albanian Alps, in Northeastern Albania, in Shkodra District.

159km

42.39583319.774444
Sights

Ulpiana

cultural heritage monument of Kosovo

2.8km

42.59628121.175025

Gračanica Lake

lake

5.0km

42.623421.2412

Bear Sanctuary Prishtina

For many years in Kosovo, all privately kept brown bears lived in small cages at restaurants, to attract customers. In November 2010, when it became illegal to keep bears privately, there was a need for a national park as a new home for the restaurant bears rescued from captivity. This centre aims to improve the public attention to animal welfare and environmental problems in Kosovo.

7.4km

42.6380555621.26

New Bridge, Mitrovica

44km

42.8916666720.86611111

Prizren Fortress

It has a wonderful view over the town. The castle dates from Roman era.

59km

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Sinan Pasha Mosque (Prizren)

The largest mosque in the city, dominating the town center is the Mosque of Sinan Pasha. This is one of the most important monuments from the occupation of the Ottoman Empire in this territory. According to the inscription inside the mosque, Sofi Sinan Pasha, built it for his co-citizens, on hijrij year 1024 (1615). The mosque was built with walls over 2 m thick, more than 50 windows, and the minaret is one of the highest in the city. The airy interior is adorned by floral paintings, slightly reminiscent of (but much plainer than) the Painted Mosque of Tetovo, on the Macedonian side of the Sharr Mountains. The mosque is very rich in ornaments of many colors and shapes. The interior of the mosque is decorated by arabesques and other decorations of flora and fauna in the baroque style. There are two layers of paintings in it, the paintings of the time when the mosque was built (17th century) and a second layer of paintings (19th century). In the entrance the mosque has a fountain, built by the founder. The mosque also used to have a madras and a library with numerous books on various subjects.

60km

42.2086111120.74138889

Gazi Mehmet Pasha's Mosque

The 14th-century Mosque of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror can be reached on the first left street in front of the Hamam. The Bajrakli mosque dates from 1566 and is possibly the most beautiful mosque in Prizren with ornate wood work and detailed blue and white paintings.

61km

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Dragaš

To the southwest, toward the Albanian border the landscape is also dramatic. About an hour's drive from Prizren is the mountain town of Dragash. Although there is no skiing in the mountains surrounding Dragash, the area is beautiful. Friday is market day in Dragash.

75km

42.0666666720.65

Hadum Mosque

Hadum Mosque (Xhamia e Hadumit) is one of the very first monuments which marks the history of the town of Gjakova. Built during 1594-95, it represents a cultural, educational and religious center of this area. After sustaining damage during the 1999 Kosovo War, it was reconstructed and is now open not only for religious and educational purposes, but also for touristic and cultural visits. Just 10 minutes on foot away from the center of the city, on the road of the Old Bazaar of Gjakova (also known as the Grand Bazaar of Gjakova) (Albanian: Çarshia e Vjetër e Gjakovës or Çarshia e Madhe e Gjakovës).

87km

42.379220.4273

Peć

City in Kosovo

100km

42.6520.3

Bajrakli Mosque, Peć

One of the most important architectonic and sacred Ottoman buildings in Peja. It was built in the second half of the 15th century. It's a one-level structure finished with a dome on top and graves around. The construction of the mosque is dedicated to Fatih Sultan Mehmet. It is known by the citizens of Peja as Bajrakli or Çarshi Xhamia.

100km

42.653120.2938

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Gračanica (Kosovo)

Kosovo
Gračanica is a Serbian community in Kosovo, centered around the Gračanica Monastery and about 10 km from Pristina. Since the end of conflict, this town has functioned as a center for the remaining Serbian community in Kosovo.

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