Kosovo, Prizren and the Cave of Gadima
VISIT TO KOSOVO, PRIZREN AND THE CAVE OF GADIMA
Beautiful landscapes, high mountains, old town centers, waterfalls and ancient religious buildings are the options for a beautiful visit to Kosovo.
Rugova Valley, is the third region of the Bjeshkët e Nemuna, otherwise known as the Albanian Alps. In 2013 was declared a National Park by the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo Hidden in nature are also the beautiful waterfalls of Mirusha. Mirusha occupies a prime position in the field of tourism in Kosovo, and such areas are hardly found elsewhere in the Balkans.
NewBorn is a monument to Kosovo's independence that unfolded on the day of Kosovo's independence on February 17th. The monument was created specially for this day and enabled the festive participants to sign in sculpture. The sculpture was placed in the center of Pristina only for the Independence Day to mark the birth of the Republic of Kosovo.
In Pristina you can also visit the National Library, National Museum, Germia Park, Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque and others.
The Brezovica ski center is a popular resort in southern Kosovo, close to the border with Macedonia. Brezovica is the center of winter and summer tourism in the Sharr Mountains. The ski trails are located 12 km from the village of the same name in the municipality of Shtërpcë. With the possibilities Brezovica offers for ski lovers, it is the most visited tourist center during the winter in Kosovo. At the altitude of 1718 m above sea level, in the Great Meadow is the youngest cable car. The exit station from this cable car is 2212 m above sea level.
The Serbian Orthodox Monastery, located in the municipality of Decan, is on the list of world cultural and historical heritage, imagined as a perfect place surrounded by forests. It is one of the most beautiful churches you have ever seen.
The castle of Harilaqi is a Romanesque building dating back to the 4th-6th centuries. The location of the discovery in Harilaq is located about 20 kilometers west of Pristina.
Gjeravica is the highest peak in Kosovo. It offers spectacular views and opportunities to swim in some of the most beautiful glacial lakes in Kosovo.
- Via Ferrata Ari - Peja
Ferrata is a rock-metal structure and an ideal place for those who like mountaineering. With its climb you will enjoy fantastic views of Rugova Gorge and Peja town.
- Mirusha Lakes
Mirusha with its waterfall and lakes is one of the most arctic places for tourists. The visit of these lakes does not end with the phenomenal appearance of the great lake, you have to climb and see all the lakes and create a complete image for Mirusha.
Drin Source is the biggest waterfall in Kosovo .
During the spring season when there is most water, the water springs up to 100 meters in height. Sprays and sun rays create numerous rainbows that add beauty to this waterfall.
- Sharr Mountains
The Sharr Mountains have a very rich vegetation. After the Bjeshkët e Nemuna they are the highest mountains in Kosovo.
The tip of Luboteni .
Anyone who travels Pristina-Kacanik can see the tip of Luboteni . Climbing this tip offers a wonderful and unique feeling.
For all the tourists who are interested in Prizren , this are some places that you need to see:
- Museum and the Albanian League of Prizren complex
Prizren League complex continues to remain one of the places everyone wants to visit for many reasons, some of them have not had the chance earlier and others and especially the migrants bring their children in order for them to have the opportunity to know with Albanian history and tradition.
- Prizren castle
Prizren Castle contains in itself a very important part of ancient history . The castle is one of the main places to visit for all visitors.
- Sinan Pasha Mosque
Sinan Pasha Mosque is one of the most important objects in Prizren. The breathtaking mix of Ottoman and Byzantine architecture, Prizren deserves its name "Museum under the open sky."
- The cave of Gadima is locaded in Gadima village near to Lipjan, Kosovo.
It is 1500 meters long. In the cave are the middle floor that is for visitors, the underwater floor and the upper floor. During summer the temperature inside the cave is constant 13 degrees Celsius and during winter 11-13 degrees.
Gadime's Cave was discovered by a villager named Ahmet Asllani, who in the yard of his house during the construction of the stone for building the house had encountered a small pit in which he noticed some marble parts. In the cave there are also some other natural phenomena such as the lake, the size of which can be 15 to 25 meters. The rare crystals found in this cave are not found in many parts of the world, so these crystals have European value, by the magnitude of growth of the crystal in one cm for 30,000 years, it turns out that the cave is 80,000 years old. There are many symbols in the cave formed by these crystals: Fish, Skanderbeg Beard, Serpent, Romeo and Juliet.