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Discover Pristina

When Kosovo declared independence on 17 February 2008 a large sculpture spelling out the word NEWBORN was unveiled in Pristina. The sculpture was featured on the cover of the New York Times and has become one of the city's best-known sights. The letters of the sculpture, which has won several awards, are painted in the colours of the flags of the countries that have recognised Kosovo's independence.

Pristina, the capital of the country with a predominantly Albanian population, also boasts a statue of the Albanian national hero Skenderbeg, who in the fifteenth century halted the Ottoman expansion and to whom Vivaldi dedicated the opera Scanderbeg. In the Middle Ages Pristina was a seat of the Serbian kingdom, but it later passed into the hands of the Ottoman Turks. Sadly most of the architecture from the Ottoman period was destroyed after the Second World War.

One of the surviving buildings today houses the Emin Gjiku Museum, which is well worth a visit, while Pristina's Great Hamam, the former Turkish baths complex, is being restored to its original appearance. Kosovo's National Museum is housed in a building inspired by Austro-Hungarian architecture, while other sites worth seeing are the renovated Jewish cemetery and the remains of the Roman city of Ulpiana.

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Luton Airport

Luton Airport

Luton Airport is one of the three most important airports of the capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is located just over 50 kilometres north of central London. Ten and a half million passengers passed through Luton Airport in 2014.

The airport has an excellent rail link to the centre of London (St Pancras). Trains run 24 hours a day every day of the year, with departures every 10 minutes at peak times. It is worth remembering that the train is also the cheapest way to reach the city centre.

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