Kosovo valley is in the south of Serbia, in the central area of the Balkan Peninsula and with the Metohija valley it makes a regional unit of Kosovo and Metohija.
The Kosovo major towns are Priština, Kosovska Mitrovica, Zvečan, Gnjilane, Uroševac. Kosovo field, as the place of the Battle of Kosovo, is a small mound five kilometres from Prištine – Gazimestan. The central spot among the monuments on Gazimestan is a 25 m tall tower and inside it there are written the verses of the Kosovo Cycle epic songs. On top of the tower is a platform, offering a view of the area where the battle took place.
The name comes from the name of a bird, kos, a blackbird.
RELIGION AND TRADITION
One of the sacred placed in Serbian history.
Poems: Davorje na polju Kosovu (Songs on the Kosovo Field) by Jovan Sterija Popović, Kosovo by Đura Jakšića, Jutro na Kosovu (Kosovo Morning) by Aleksa Šantića, Na Gazimestanu (On Gazimestan) by Milana Rakića, Pokošena livada (The Mowed Field) by Desanka Maksimović, … Aleksandar Deroko designed the monument to the Kosovo heroes on Gazimestan.
The place where the Battle of Kosovo took place.
Prince Lazar, Miloš Obilić, Vuk Branković…