Prizren Culture & History Sightseeing - Day Tour

The old architecture of the city of Prizren, the castle at the top, the river that cuts through the middle, the old fountain square, the mosques, churches and Ottoman style public bath building are some of what make this city the pearl of Kosovo. This full day quality tour of Prizren will be an unforgettable experience for the visitors.

per adult from

$278

NZD

Duration

5 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Mahmet Pasha Hamam
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Stone Bridge, Prizren Kosovo

    Built in the 16th century in the oriental style and has spherical shape. At the same area we'll be able to see and pass through the old bazaar and Shadervan square. The Old Bazaar was founded in the 15th century during the Ottoman Empire era. It is an important cultural and social area and for every era it has had a special importance. The ground rocks and beautiful narrow streets come from the Ottoman and Albanian inspired architecture. Where the Shadervan square, is considered as the point of activity where the cultural, economic and social development intersects. It is one of the main symbols of the city of Prizren with four creeks which continuously provide drinking water for citizens of Prizren.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Mahmet Pasha Hamam, Prizren Kosovo

    Turkish Bath. Built in the 16th century by Mehmet Pasha, the Hammam is considered to be one of the biggest in the Balkans and belongs to the most successful period of Ottoman architecture. The initial role of the Hammam was to serve as a public bathroom; however, currently is used as a place for various cultural purposes.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Halveti’s Tekke, Farketaret Prizren, Prizren 20000 Kosovo

    The Tekke of the Halveti tarikat was established in 1605 by Sheikh Osman Baba Tekke in the neighborhood of Saraqhan. It is the main Tekke of Prizren.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Albanian League of Prizren Museum [Muzeu Lidhja Shqiptare e Prizrenit], Rr. Sharri, Prizren Kosovo

    The Albanian League of Prizren today is a museum, where on June 10, 1878 the Assembly of Prizren was gathered to discuss the program that would consolidate Albanian leaders to unite and protect the country against foreign threats. The museum is now home to photographs, documents, objects and clothing that date from the time of the Assembly.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum, Rr. Sarac, Prizren Kosovo

    The Archaeological Museum was opened on November 17, 1975 where you can find over 790 archaeological findings from the region of Prizren. At the same location we will have the chance to see the Clock Tower was built in 1498 and served the purpose of time orientation for citizens.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Papa Gjon Pali II, Prizren 20000

    The Cathedral was built in 1870 by Archbishop Dario Bucareli. It is known for two paintings of known personalities of Balkans past, the painting of George Kastrioti - Skanderbeg, the prince of the Principality of Albania and Johannes de Hunajad, Governor and warlord of Hungary.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Our Lady of Ljevis, Sahat Kulla, Prizren Kosovo

    Our Lady of Ljevish Church is the main official Diocesan church of Prizren Orthodox Serbian Bishops and is considered by Orthodox Serbs as a pride of the Royal Medieval city of Prizren. From 2006 on UNESCO World Heritage list.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Emin Pasa Camii (Emin Pasha Mosque), Adem JasharI Behind the Gazi Mehmet Pasha Bath, Prizren Kosovo

    The Mosque characterized by the drawings it has. Built in 1831 by Mehmet Emini.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sinan Pasha Mosque, Sheshi Shadervan, Prizren Kosovo

    The beautiful Mosque which is located in the city center so near the ‘Shadervan’, built in 1615 by Sinan Pasha.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Prizren Fortress, Prizren

    The exact date of the building of the Fortress of Prizren is not known. However, it is believed that the fortress dates from the 6th century. Through the years it has been used for habitat and military purposes. A characteristic of the fortress is the 42-stair tunnel which is located on the eastern side and takes you down to the Lumbardhi River. From the top of the castle you would have a whole city view.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    1: Prizren
    2: Gjakova
    3: Peja
    4: Pristina
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up at your hotel, or we meet at the meeting point. Meeting point of where the Tour starts is in the center of Prizren, called "Shadervan Square". If you need a pick up, write us a message and let us know where you stay, and we take care of the rest.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Svonon Tours

Activity ID: V-101698P7

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