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Pristina is the largest city as well as the capital of Kosovo. This region has a rich historical background, as the archaeological discoveries in the vicinity date back to that of the neolithical ages. Also, the remains of Ulpiana that were discovered earlier and which lie to the southeastern section of the city tells the importance of region during the Roman times. Pristina lies near the Golijak Mountains, and it has its fair share of possessions to excite the traveler.

The Kosovo Museum here houses an extensive collection pertaining to the ethnological and archaeological artifacts, which also includes the Neolithic Goddess found on that of the Throne terracotta. The museum is a significant destination at Pristina that demands a visit. The Clock Tower here is another significant attraction that dates back to the nineteenth century, as the original bell of this tower was brought from Moldavia.

The City Park at Pristina which has been improved tremendously now has tall trees, stone pathways and public area that happen to be a delightful area for the children. If you are searching for a place to unwind at Pristina, the larger park of Gremia Park found at the eastern sections of the city serves the purpose well. The swimming pool here that is lake-sized happens to be a hot spot for young people as well as for families. There is also the Tauk Bashqe, the new green place that has undergone developments, as it can be spotted between City Park and the Gremia Park.

Visitors who are passionate about historical monuments will find the Gracanica Monastery near Pristina the ideal place to pay a visit. The monastery was erected in 1321, and the Mausoleum related to Sultan Murat underwent reconstruction in the year 1850. Also, visitors will find Kurrizi found in the Dardania quarter as well as the Qafa spotted near the heart of the city catering to their explorative needs. A visitor can come by cafes, shops and hangouts here, as both the places happen to be the most popular localities found at Pristina.

The abundant cafes that can be seen here serve the finest macchiato, and the coffee at these cafes also ought to be tasted during the visit to Pristina. A walking tour taken at this place takes the visitor through the Dardania neighborhood, the Nana Tereze Street as well as through the historic mosques found at Pristina. For shoppers, shopping at Pristina is more about good bargaining deals, but, selection-wise, there is not much choice here.
 
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