Prishtina is a beautiful city in Kosovo that has a lot to offer. Are you planning a trip there and wondering what to do in this vibrant place? We’ve compiled a list of must-see attractions and activities that will make your visit to Prishtina unforgettable.

     1. Explore the City Center

The heart of Prishtina is its bustling city center. Take a stroll down Mother Teresa Boulevard, the main pedestrian street, and soak up the lively atmosphere. Admire the unique architecture of the National Museum of Kosovo and the Ethnographic Museum, both located in the city center. Stop by the Skanderbeg Square, the central square of Prishtina, and take a selfie with the statue of Skanderbeg, the national hero of Albania.

     2. Visit the National Art Gallery & National Library 

Art lovers should not miss the National Art Gallery, located near the city center. The gallery houses a vast collection of Kosovan art, from traditional to contemporary. Admire the works of local artists and gain insight into Kosovan culture and history. Or if you’re more into reading some books, visit the National Library which offers a huge range of incredible books. 

     3. Try Kosovan Cuisine

No visit to Prishtina is complete without trying its delicious cuisine. Sample traditional dishes such as flija, a layered pastry dish, or tavë kosi, a baked lamb and yogurt dish. For dessert, try baklava or trilece, a creamy cake made with condensed milk. If you’re more into something fancy, head to Mr Fisher – a restaurant surrounded by aquariums featuring some of the most amazing fish species.

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     4. Visit Germia Park

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to Germia Park, a large park located on the outskirts of Prishtina. Enjoy a picnic with friends or family, go for a hike in the surrounding hills, or simply relax by the lake.

      5. Go Shopping in the Amazing Malls

Prishtina is a shopper’s paradise. Head to the Grand Store or Albi Mall for high-end fashion and luxury brands. For a more authentic shopping experience, check out the outdoor markets in the city center, where you can find everything from fresh produce to handmade souvenirs.

     6. Experience Prishtina’s Nightlife

Prishtina has a vibrant nightlife scene, with plenty of bars and clubs to choose from. Head to Soma Book Station for a cozy atmosphere and live music, or check out Dit’ e Nat’, a trendy bar that also serves delicious cocktails.

     7. Visit the Bill Clinton Statue

Prishtina is proud of its ties to former US President Bill Clinton, who played a key role in Kosovo’s independence. Visit the statue of Clinton, located near the city center, and snap a photo with this iconic figure.Attend a Cultural Event

Prishtina is home to a thriving cultural scene, with events taking place throughout the year. Attend a concert at the National Theater of Kosovo, catch a film at DokuFest, or visit the International Documentary and Short Film Festival. Or maybe you’re more of a Cineplexx fan — there’s one as well! 

Prishtina has something for everyone, from art and culture to nature and nightlife. We hope this list has inspired you to explore this beautiful city and discover its unique charm.

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Ivana Muratovska