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Kosovo Museum, Pristina

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At Kosovo Museum, explore the culture and past of a country that, although newly formed, boasts a long, rich history. Kosovo's national museum serves as the earliest institution of cultural heritage in Kosovo, founded in 1949, and the Austro-Hungarian style building that houses its artifacts dates back to the late 19th century. Rotating exhibits explore different aspects of the nation's history, and there is a permanent gallery dedicated to the Kosovo War of 1998-1999. Limited information is provided in English, but visitors can witness photos, international newspaper stories, and the flags of NATO countries that intervened. Be warned, there are some graphic and potentially disturbing images on display. To visit Kosovo Museum and other attractions in Pristina, use our Pristina journey planner.
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  • Normal small museum with one room. Various tools and utensils of ancient times. Nothing much. You can take a peek
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  • 2017 may buildings were being repaired as at the had been closed. It's unlikely that remained closed much longer, because a visit necessary.
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  • Don't expect too much as a museum but still can be seen when you go to one of the places you can visit to see.
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  • Big, beautiful museum that is a highlight of the city in its lovely yellow building. Houses many artifacts from the local area.
  • You'll find a lot of historic objects and pictures here

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Most accommodations in Pristina lie within its compact center, enabling easy access to the young capital's attractions and vibrant cafe culture. Although the city receives few vacationers, there is a relatively large number of luxury hotels, including four- and five-star establishments. These mainly cater to business travelers, particularly from international governmental organizations, but provide comfort for any guest. If traveling on a budget, consider one of the wallet-friendly hostels; you'll find both dorm-style and private rooms.
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