Kosovo Day Trip: Pristina and Prizren Tour from Skopje

Cultural & Theme Tours in North Macedonia

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Visiting Kosovo from Skopje – daily trip to Kosovo from Skopje and visit there major city Pristina, one of UNESCO protection – monastery Gracanica. Second city in Kosovo with rich history, traditional handicraft shops and gastronomic pleasures open museum – Prizren…
Tour starts with pick up from your hotel in Skopje, traveling to Pristina where you will meet your local guide.Firstly you will visit the monastery of Gracanica and after that you will arrive in Pristina. Here you will take a tour and see: the Kosova National Library that represents a modern architectural design, the Mother Teresa statue – born Gonxhe Bojaxhiu-, George Kastrioti Skanderbeg statue, Open Air Archeological Park with artifacts from Neolithic period, the Kosova Museum that was built by Austrians for the Turkish army in 1898 and has an extensive collection of archaeological and ethnological artifacts including the Neolithic Goddesses on a Throne terracotta; Çarshi Mosque which is Pristina oldest building constructed on 15th century by Turkish Sultan Bajazit; the Academy Building which is a 19th century Ottoman konak style private houses; the Clock Tower, a 26 meter high built by Jashar Pasha on 1764; the Fatih Mosque or Imperial Mosque built on 1461 under the Turkish Sultan Mehmed II Fatih; The Great Hammam bath complex built in 1470 and graced with 15 domes with small holes to let light stream in. Also the ethnographic museum, Emin Gjiku complex is a extremely well preserved building from 18th Century and it’s a the only original building left in old bazaar area. The tour finishes with the visit of Gazimestan Tower.You continue to Prizren. Here you will do a walking tour which includes the attractive Ottoman Old Town, known for its gold and silver filigree craftsmen, the hammam, the museum of Prizren League, the Helveti Tekke, Sinia Pasha Mosque and the church of Our Lady of Ljevis. Prizren has the largest number of preserved Ottoman buildings in Kosovo, so simply wandering the old cobbled streets admiring the town houses, mosques and tekkes is a delight. After little break for resting, you will return in Skopje.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Walking tours
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Gracanica Monastery

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
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