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Introduction

Roof dome of the National Library, Pristina, Kosovo

Roof dome of the National Library, Pristina, Kosovo

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Pristina is the capital of Kosovo. It is also the largest city with officially around 200,000 inhabitants, though estimates range from twice to triple that amount!

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Sights and Activities

  • National Museum
  • National Library - an architectural highlight by a Croatian architect

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Weather

Pristina has a moderate continental climate. Summers are usually hot and dry with temperatures frequently hitting 30 °C or (much) more. Winters are usually cold, with frost at night and snow common for a few months. Still, warmer winters might see temperatures above zero for weeks on end.

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Getting There

By Plane

Pristina International Airport (PRN) is the main gateway by air.
Around 20-25 airlines (a few of which are charter airlines) serve the airport. The main destinations are Ljubljana, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Geneva, Zürich, Vienna, Stuttgart, Tirana, Rome, London, Zagreb, Berlin, Cologne, Budapest, Podgorica, Copenhagen and Istanbul.

By Train

There's a train to Skopje (2½ hours, 2 times daily) from Pristina.

By Bus

International buses serve much of Europe, including Skopje, (1½ hours), Tirana, (6 hours), Istanbul, (20 hours), and Sarajevo, (10 hours). Buses to Serbia include the one from Prishtina to Novi Pazar (3½ hours, 4 times daily) and Belgrade (two times daily).

Domestically, regular buses operate between Pristina, Prizren and Peja on a half-hourly basis.

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Getting Around

By Foot

Much of central Pristina can easily be explored on foot.

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Sleep

Budget

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Grand Hotel - PristinaMother Teresa StreetHotel-
Pejton HotelPashko Vasa 14aHotel-

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Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

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