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Prizren

What can I expect from Prizren?

Prizren is a beautiful city of old buildings, mosques and monasteries and is often referred to as the cultural capital of Kosovo.

Pirzren is Kosovo’s second biggest city and is surrounded with beautiful nature.

There’s no better time to visit Prizren than during Dokufest Short Film Festival (dokufest.com) and to enjoy a unique cinematic experience.

Don’t miss these places in Prizren

Prizren Castle
Shadervani
Old Hamam
Albanian League of Prizren
Dokufest (August)
Stone Bridge
Prevalla National Park

Typical Costs When Travelling

Accommodation – In Prizren the price range for one night at a hostel/hotels starts from 15 Euros to 150 Euros per person.

Food – There are a variety of restaurants with something for everyone’s taste. On our guide you find most interesting traditional places to eat.
Daily budget: 10 Euros for backpackers (Hamburger 1 Euro, Coke 0.50 Cent, Small pizza 1.5 Euro). OF course there are a lot expensive and fancy places.

Transportation – Taxi is a good choice, price range starts from 1.5 Euros.

Suggested daily budget – 25-45 EUR (Note: This is a suggested budget assuming you’re staying in a hostel, eating out at fast food restaurants, and using local transportation. Using the budget tips below, you can always lower this number. However, if you stay in fancier accommodation or eat out at fancy places, expect this to be higher!)

Don’t miss these places in Prizren

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Old Castle Prizren Castle is an old fortress situated the old part of the city of Prizren. The fortress dates since the Roman years and lived until 1915, when it was destroyed during the First World War.
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Sinan Pasha Mosque The Sinan Pasha Mosque is an Ottoman mosque in the city of Prizren, Kosovo. It was built in 1615 by Sofi Sinan Pasha, bey of Budim. The mosque overlooks the main street of Prizren and is a dominant feature in the town's skyline.

What to do & see in Prizren

Info & Facts about Prizren

  • Municipality: Prizren
  • Population: 181.756 (date: 31/12/2012)
  • Altitude: 412-500m
  • Location: South of Kosova
  • Area: 640 km²
  • Distance: Prishtina 77km
  • Sourrounded by:
  • West: Albania
  • South-East: Macedonia
  • North-West: Gjakova
  • North: Rahoveci
  • North-East: Theranda(Suhareka)
  • South: Sharri(Dragashi)

Villages of Prizren:

  • Arbana (Dushanova),
  • Arbëri (Leskoveci),
  • Arbënori (Serbica e Epërme),
  • Arbneshi (Serbica e Poshtme),
  • Atmaxha,
  • Caparci,
  • Dedaj,
  • Dojnica,
  • Drajçiqi,
  • Drinasi (Vërrmica),
  • Flokati (Lutogllava),
  • Gërnçari,
  • Gornjasella,
  • Grazhdaniku,
  • Gurishta (Gorozhupi),
  • Gurra (Poslishta),
  • Gjeçi (Jeshkova),
  • Gjonaj,
  • Hoça e Qytetit,
  • Ilirasi (Medveci),
  • Jabllanica,
  • Kabashi,
  • Kabashi i Hasit,
  • Kobaja,
  • Kojusha,
  • Krisha,
  • Krajku,
  • Krusha e Vogël,
  • Kushtendili,
  • Kushnini,
  • Kushtrimi (Bilusha),
  • Lezi,
  • Landovica,
  • Livadhia (Petrovosella),
  • Lubinja e Epërme,
  • Lubinja e Poshtme,
  • Lubishta,
  • Lugishta,
  • Lukinaj,
  • Llokvica,
  • Mamusha,
  • Manastiri,
  • Mazreku,
  • Mirëza (Dobrushta),
  • Mirditi (Trepetnica),
  • Milaj,
  • Murademi,
  • Mushnikova,
  • Nasheci,
  • Novosella,
  • Pirana,
  • Planeja,
  • Pllanjani,
  • Pouska,
  • Prizreni,
  • Pusi i Atit (Nova Shumadija),
  • Qëndresa (Randobrava),
  • Reçani,
  • Romaja,
  • Skorobishti,
  • Smaçi,
  • Srecka,
  • Shëngjergji (Karashëngjergji),
  • Shkoza,
  • Shpinadia,
  • Shtrunga (Shtruzha),
  • Tupeci,
  • Velezha,
  • Vërrinasi (Lybiqeva),
  • Zhivinjani,
  • Zojzi,
  • Zymi,
  • Zhuri.

Prizren map with villages

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