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Newborn Monument, Pristina

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
2.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
Kosovo's iconic Newborn Monument commemorates the small country's independence from Serbia. Unveiled on February 17, 2008, it consists of 3 m (10 ft)of block letters spelling out the word "Newborn." The letters were originally painted bright yellow and later re-painted with the flags of countries that recognized Kosovo's independence, which today amounts to just over half of UN member states. The monument is repainted differently every year and unveiled on the anniversary of the country's independence. Bring your camera along to capture photos of this significant artwork that's featured prominently on front pages all over the world. Put Newborn Monument on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Pristina travel itinerary planner.
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  • Nothing special, particularly the area surrounding it. But matches the rest of the city which generally has the developing young country feel too it. 
  • Newborn's the main site of Pristina. The structure represents the birth of Kosovo. We went back again to see Newborn as it's so great. The structure gets painted a different design each year. There ar...  read more »
  • I don't understand how this can be an attraction. There are just some bad looking letters in the sidewalk. Nothing to see, nothing to do. At max you can take a picture if you are an Albanian born citi...  read more »
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