Best places in Northern Serbia!

Sremski Karlovci

Sremski Karlovci. It is said that every building, house and street in Sremski Karlovci have their own stories to tell, for this city was beyond doubt famous for its spirituality and culture of Serbia…>>Read more.


fruska-goraFruška Gora. Ninety million years ago, Fruška gora mountainwas an island in Pannonian sea. When the sea went dry, the island remained without its aquatic neighbor, but in exchange nature bestowed upon it the role of the only mountain in the flat Vojvodina, raised in the shape of a narrow reef, approximately 46 miles long, from which extend single lateral reefs flourishing with oak, hornbeam, beech and basswood forests.>>Read more.


Petrovaradin fortress Novi Sad clockCity of Novi Sad. There are many legends about the foundation of this city. Since prehistoric times, many nations have lived in this area. The Petrovaradin fortress, that is the symbol of the city, dates from the Middle Ages, but it were the Austro-Hungarians that gave it the look it has today. >>Read more.


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Castles in Vojvodina.

The romantic jewels of the plains of Vojvodina, the magnificent witnesses of times long gone by and the devoted guardians of tradition. Their architecture will easily fascinate you, their charm will captivate you and their legends intrigue you. They are the castles of Vojvodina and they are ready to take your breath away! >>Read more.


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Palic Lake Subotica

There are legends that say that the lake is rest of the Pannonian Sea, but that it was derived from shepherd Paul’s tears who pastured his flock. The lake was created in ancient times as outcrop lake, although the lake water is mostly derived from rainfall that filled valley. Water is poured from the surrounding terrain, washing the sodium chloride, so the lake became salty. >>Read more.


 

Best places in Eastern Serbia!

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Natural Reserve Uvac. he main attraction of the Reserve is the habitat of Griffon vulture.Bird’s wing span is about 3m, weight – up to 11 kg which makes this griffon biggest bird in Serbia. >>Read more.


Stopica cave

Stopica cave. The cave entrance, at 711 meters above sea level, is 18 meters high and 35 meters wide. It is a river cave as the Trnavski stream flows through it. Its main attraction is a 10 meters high underground waterfall. >>Read more.


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Lake Perućac. The artificial lake Perućac is located in Western Serbia, on the very border with Bosnia & Herzegovina, at the altitude of 290 meters. It was created by damming the flow of the Drina river and construction of the hydroelectric…>>Read more.


Zlatibor mountain

Zlatibor mountain.A legend says that it was named after white pines with yellow needles like old gold that once covered the beautiful slopes of Mt. Zlatibor. Today the last “golden” pine can be seen in the village of Negbina. >>Read more.


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Šargan Eight railroad. Just like people in 1974 said their goodbyes to the train that had been driving them safely to the desired station, twenty years later, the desire of reviving at least one of its parts and feel the bygone spirit of the past, has appeared again. >>Read more.


 

Best places in Western Serbia!

Golubac Fortress

Golubac fortress.Like a sad, lonely Byzantine princess, like an eternal vigilant guard by whom no one can slip into the Djerdap gorge (eng. The Iron Gates of the Danube), the famous Golubac fortress has been defying centuries. >>Read more.


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Lepenski Vir. Cultural center of prehistoric world was right here in what today is Serbia. The culture of Lepenski Vir is around 8,5 millennia old and it is a cradle of archaeological discoveries that have changed our knowledge about the early Stone Age in Europe. >>Read more.


Djerdap

Djerdap gorge. The deepest, largest and most attractive gorge in Europe consists of four gorges of imposing beauty: Golubac, Gospođina Vira, Kazan and Sipska. However, the most interesting and geomorphologically specific landscapes are the areas of Štrpce, as well as the areas of Great and Small Kazan, where the Danube demonstrates its narrowest (140m) and deepest (90m) points. >>Read more.


Lazar’s canyon

Lazar’s canyon. Carved out in the Kučaj mountain range by the Lazar’s river, Lazar’s canyon is the deepest and longest canyon in eastern Serbia. It is 4,5 kilometres long, and, in its narrowest point, 3 metres wide and 500 metres deep. >>Read more.


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Felix Romuliana. The monumental imperial palace Felix Romuliana was created when the Roman Emperor Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus, in the late period of his reign, decided to withdraw to his birth place. >>Read more.


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Rtanj mysterious mountain. Rtanj represents a phenomenon which attracts more and more tourists, scientists, mountaineers and adventurers each year. Everybody who has visited this mountain at least once, claims that they felt some…>>Read more.


 

Best places in Central Serbia!

Belgrade

Belgrade. One of the oldest cities in Europe and the only one built on the confluence of two rivers, Belgrade is the city that never sleeps and the symbol of great nightlife. The capital of Serbia, Belgrade, is known as “the city that never sleeps”. >>Read more.


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Belgrade fortress. The Belgrade fortress was built during a long period of time from the 2nd to the 18th century. Destroyed and rebuilt numerous times, the fortress has become the symbol of the city that keeps raising and growing. >>Read more.


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Vinca. Since then the archaeological excavations have been revealing numerous cultural layers of a civilization preserved in a seemingly just an ordinary hill in Vinča. Archaeologists concluded that it was the largest Neolithic settlement in Europe, dating back more than 7,000 years B.C. >>Read more.


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Smederevo fortress. There are numerous legends and stories about the construction of the Smederevo fortress. One of the legends says that the despot Đurađ Branković had a dream in which he was instructed to build a new city on a river. >>Read more.


 

Best places in Southern Serbia!

Pločnik archaeological sitePločnik is the Neolithic archaeological site located in southern Serbia, in the village of the same name.The Vinca culture flourished from 5500 to 4000 BC on the territories of what is now Bosnia, Serbia, Romania and Macedonia. >>Read more.


Djavolja Varos - Devil’s Town

The Djavolja Varoš Natural Landmark belongs to the village of a strange name – Djake, which comes from the Albanian word “gjak” that means blood. The village is located at 660 to 700 meters above sea level. This unusual and mystic place, which very name will chill your bones, comprises of two ravines with ominous names – Djavolja (Devil’s) and Paklena (Hell’s). >>Read more.


 

Niš fortress, Built both by Romans and Serbs, the fortress was razed and rebuilt several times until the Ottomans gave its final appearance in 1730. Niš is one of the rare cities in the world with an impressive fortress in the very center that hasn’t been moved for two millennia. >>Read more.


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Justiniana prima. The city was built by the Emperor Justinian I, who was born in Southern Serbia and was known for having completed the construction of the famous basilica Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia, today the mosque Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. >>Read more.


Vlasina lake and floating islands.Vlasina Lake, 12 kilometers long and 35 meters deep, is a place of exceptional beauty and interesting flora and fauna. The lake is situated on Vlasina plateau in Southeastern Serbia at 1,213 meters above sea level. >>Read more.


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City of Leskovac. The thing for which Leskovac is famous for is Leskovac grilled meat, made from special beef and spices mixture. The original recipe is kept secret, and still hasn’t left the city. Leskovac Grill Festival an homage to this kind of food. >>Read more.


 

Lepenski Vir

Lepenski Vir, a Paleolithic site on the banks of the Danube, is proof that the local culture developed social relations, architecture and art more than six thousand years ago.

A cultural center of the prehistoric world was right here in what today is Serbia. The culture of Lepenski Vir is around 8,5 millennia old and it is a cradle of archaeological discoveries that have changed our knowledge about the early Stone Age in Europe.

Lepenski Vir is one of the largest and most significant prehistoric archeological sites from the Stone Age.

It is located on the right bank of the Danube in the Djerdap gorge (The Iron Gates of the Danube) near the town of Donji Milanovac.

It was the center of one of the most complex prehistoric cultures.

Rich cultural layer reveals the traces of a highly developed culture that had complex social relations and as such was the first in Europe to organize its settlement according to a plan.

The discovery of this prehistoric settlement that was named after a vortex in the Danube has changed the image we had about the early Stone Age, expanding our knowledge about how developed human communities that walked the Earth 8,500 ago were.

During the archaeological excavations, seven stages in the construction of the settlement and 136 buildings were discovered. The settlement was built on the loessial terraces facing the Danube, the river that gave them life and at the same time seemed divine and awe-inspiring.

During the archaeological excavations, the contours of settlement built according to a plan were discovered, making it the first discovered urban settlement in Europe.

The characteristic of this settlement was the trapezoid-base houses with primitive wooden construction which were organized in the shape of a horseshoe. The buildings surrounded an open space – the first known square, with the central building, probably some kind of a temple or a shrine. Fireplace surrounded with fishlike stone figurines took a central place in every house.

The culture of Lepenski Vir flourished along the Danube and the Đerdap gorge on several locations, and it was named after the largest and the most significant site, Lepenski Vir.

The presence of the river and the significance that it had in the lives of these people can be seen in the symbol of this site, monumental fishlike creatures made of the Danube pebbles.

Stone idols found in Lepenski Vir represent the oldest monumental stone sculptures found in Europe. At first they only had a head with a strange expression, while in later stages these figurines had anthropomorphic shapes.

Besides these figurines, numerous tools and arms made of stone, bone and antler, pottery and jewelry made of shells and pebbles were found here. Based on this evidence we can conclude that these first inhabitants of the Danube banks lived at the time of the so-called Neolithic revolution when the first communities started working the land and tamed some animals.

The culture of Lepenski Vir developed in the period from 6,500 to 5,500 BC. Today this archaeological site represents a unique cultural and historical site within the Đerdap National Park.

After the dam on the Danube was built for the hydropower plant “Đerdap I”, the settlement was relocated on a higher level in order not to be flooded.

This site also includes the Museum with the most significant archaeological findings with the additional exhibition and virtual reconstruction of the settlement. This site is protected as a nature reserve.

How to get to this Paleolithic site?

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Walking around Djerdap National Park and seeing the fantastic Djerdap gorge.

When you find yourself in this region, you should know that you are on the roads of the Roman emperors, as once this was a part of the Roman Empire.

The Roman emperors left numerous structures that you should see if you are here: Tabula Traiana and the remains of Trajan’s Bridge in the vicinity of Kladovo, Diana Fortress from the 1st century; the antique complex of palaces and temples of the Roman emperor Galerius – the archaeological site Felix Romuliana near the city of Zaječar.

Don’t miss seeing the medieval forts on the Danube: SmederevoGolubac, and Fetislam (near Kladovo).

This region is rich with vineyards, and there’s the famous Negotin wine route to be visited. Don’t miss tasting wine in the unique wine cellars created in the second half of the 18th century – Rajac, Rogalj, Štub and Smedovac pimnice (a kind of old wine cellar).

Visit Rajko’s cave, one of the most beautiful in Serbia, about 2.5km from the center of Majdanpek.


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Biker Friendly locations

  • Vila Dunavski Raj – Villa Danube Paradise / distance 53 Km >>Go there

Djerdap gorge

DjerdapSpreading at over 63,000 acres of plant and animal abundance of priceless value and beauty, Đerdap National Park is also known as the Iron Gates of the Danube. Gorges, canyons, river valleys and over thousand caves of extraordinary beauty are hidden on the right bank of the river, from the Golubac fortress to the ancient fort of Diana.

Inexorable winds spread the scent of the Danube refreshing the landscape and creating seamless harmony between nature, rare animal species, and humans; a sense of calm and pleasant tranquility freshens the mind and envelops the heart with warmth.

This harmony of the most beautiful and most remarkable gorge on the Danube makes the visitors feel as if they stepped into another world. Into the world of cultural and historical sites such as Lepenski Vir and Golubac city, where people lived for thousands of years – according to the archaeological findings.

The wealth of the region is also reflected in a large number of unusual plant and animal species. Here you will be able to see lynx, wolf, jackal, owl, black stork, as well as smell the lilac, yarrow, golden fern, bellflower of Đerdap and hundreds of other unusual and strictly protected plant species.

Because of the unusual compound of cultural and historical attractions, as well as rare plant and animal species, Iron Gates National Park is rightly called the greatest naturalistic and archaeological museum in Europe. This natural phenomenon of fascinating beauty and incredible geological diversity shyly bears the title.

Djerdap1Đerdap’s diversity is reflected in numerous rocks of various compositions that have emerged from the Paleozoic to the present day. This long and enduring process, together with the Danube’s successive notching of the Carpathian mountain range, created the Iron Gates, leaving behind – here and there – steep and vertical sides that rise above the river level up to 800 meters.

The deepest, largest and most attractive gorge in Europe consists of four gorges of imposing beauty: Golubac, Gospođina Vira, Kazan, and Sipska. However, the most interesting and geomorphologically specific landscapes are the areas of Štrpce, as well as the areas of Great and Small Kazan, where the Danube demonstrates its narrowest (140m) and deepest (90m) points.

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Museum Lepenski Vir

Lepenski Vir

One of the most important archaeological sites in Serbia is found on the Danube ”terrace” at the Iron Gates.

Excavations in the sixties resulted in the following archaeological findings: religious architecture, monumental sculpture from the period of 7000 to 6000 BC, and a large number of tools, jewelry, tiles and tombs which indicate that the original hunter-gatherer communities established complex social relations and a unique style of architecture in this place.

Due to the original architectural designs and monumental sculptures, the culture of Lepenski Vir stands out as a distinct and very early stage of prehistoric European culture, and it is one of the world’s most important sites, 9000 years old.

If you visit this area, do not miss to visit this prehistoric site and the Museum of Lepenski Vir.>>Read more

Golubac Fortress

Golubac Fortress

The Golubac fortress

The Golubac Fortress, also known as “The Guardian of the Danube”, is located on the right bank of the Danube, at the entrance to the Iron Gates. No one stays indifferent before the beauty, strong walls and turbulent history of this Danubian belle.

The first written mention of the origin of the fortress dates from 1335., but the exact time when this small fortified city was built – remains unknown to this day.

There are ten towers in Golubac. The original and true builder of the fort bestowed nine towers upon it, and placed them in the front, rear and upper part of the town, but the Turks erected the tenth tower and strengthened the fort with loopholes.

All towers are shaped quadrilateral except the donjon (the strongest tower in the fortress, and the last resort for defenders) which has a polygonal base, whereas the upper part is cylindrical, and is therefore named “The Hat Tower”.

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Traian’s Table (Tabula Traiana)

Traian’s Table (Tabula Traiana)

Traian’s Table is part of the ensemble of Roman monuments on the Roman road through the Iron Gates; carved into the rock in a rectangular shape, it bears a text, in Latin, dedicated to the Emperor Traian.

It is assumed – on the basis of this inscription – that Traian built a part of the Đerdap road in Donja klisura (The Lower Gorge) in preparation for the war against the Dacians.

Besides the opportunity to look at the extraordinary landscapes and enjoy beautiful nature, cruising Danube will provide a tour of this ancient Roman monument, which can only be approached on the river; so, we encourage you to not miss this adventure that will point out the great importance of the Iron Gates for the Roman Empire.

In addition to visiting natural and cultural heritage, which is generously offered by this beautiful gorge, the visitors often enjoy hiking, hunting, fishing, bird watching, beautiful lookouts, walks, and nicely landscaped walkways.
The beauty and all-natural, animal and cultural wealth of the Iron Gates Gorge cannot be fully described, so it is best to see for yourself the magical compounds of this Danubian gem and enjoy Europe’s most attractive and largest gorge.

An interesting interpretation of the origin of the Danubian gorge was developed by Jovan Cvijić who started from the fact that 10 million years ago Pannonian and Vlach-Pontic basins were filled with seas from which protruded the islands. These two seas were separated by a low-Carpathian-Balkan mountain range, and between them, there were several connections in the form of straits, following the route of today’s Danube. Later, the level of the Vlach-Pontic sea began to decline, which caused the water to overflow from the higher into the lower Vlach-Pontic sea. So, the Danube inherited some traits of these islands, and traces of further deepening were preserved in the form of terraces. 

How to get to the Iron Gates gorge?


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Biker Friendly locations

  • Vila Dunavski Raj – Villa Danube Paradise / distance 60 Km >>Go there

 

Lazar’s canyon

Lazar’s canyon

The canyon of the Lazar’s river, better known as Lazar’s canyon, is the most impressive canyon in Eastern Serbia. With its awe-inspiring appearance it mesmerizes absolutely everyone who sets eyes on it. Just look at it! How could anyone stand before this sight and stop their jaw from dropping?

Carved out in the Kučaj mountain range by the Lazar’s river, Lazar’s canyon is the deepest and longest canyon in eastern Serbia. It is 4,5 kilometres long, and, in its narrowest point, 3 metres wide and 500 metres deep. Being only 18 km west from Bor, this destination is ideal for all those who wish to experience mountaineering, trekking and untouched nature in all their glory.

Lazar’s canyon also happens to be one of the most impenetrable canyons. The steep cliffs of mt. Malinik (1.087 m) in the south and southeast, mt. Strnjak (720 m) and Kornjet (696 m) in the north, and of mt. Pogar (883 m) and Mikulj (1.022 m) in the west make crossing it a real adventure!

Due to its unique and undeniable beauty, biodiversity and speleological gems, Lazar’s canyon, in it its entirety, is protected by the state of Serbia as a natural monument of great importance. So, what is there to see in the wilderness of Eastern Serbia’s deepest canyon?

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The grandeur of untouched nature

The importance of Lazar’s canyon lies in its relief, hydrography and biological diversity. With more than 50% of its total surface is covered in forests and the rest made out of meadows, pastures, and rocky terrain, this jewel of Eastern Serbia is a true threat and challenge for lovers of untouched nature and wilderness.

Lush and green oak and beech forests, mysterious mountain rivers are not the only things that amaze hikers and mountaineers. This grandiose canyon offers even more enchanting sights such as a number of stunning vistas which provide breathtaking views and stone bridges made from huge boulders wedged between cliffs. Surprises lie at every single step, but that you have to see for yourself!

Lazar’s cave

Lazar’s cave

Hidden wonders – the Zlot caves

Lazar’s canyon is also unique for its diversity of surface and underground karst forms of relief. Countless karst valleys, sinkholes, pits, caves and limestone pavements are fascinating natural formations which together create the some of the most interesting landscapes of Lazar’s canyon. The most extraordinary sights are, however, the caves scattered across this canyon.

The eastern foothill of mt. Kučaj is rich in speleological localities. There are 222 caves near the village of Zlot. The Vernjikica and Lazar’s cave are the  the most famous and fascinating ones. Together with them, the Mandina, Vodena and the Hajdučica cave form the Zlot cave system. So, if you ever visit Lazar’s canyon, don’t miss the opportunity to explore Lazar’s cave, the longest cave in Serbia, and the Dubašnica pit.

How to get to Lazar’s canyon?

Since you’re already here, don’t miss…

Visiting the Felix Romuliana.Step into the past by entering the world the ancient imperial palace Felix Romuliana and witness the remains of its gigantic towers and fortifications which only go to show the might of the Roman emperor Galerius, buried on the hill above it.

Spending a day in Bor >>Google maps, and at the Bor lake >>Google maps. As one of the most developed cities of Serbia and one of the biggest copper mines in Europe, Bor has a lot to offer to tourists. Such as the Museum of Mining and Metallurgy, a Zoo and, of course, an unusual jewel of nature – the Bor lake.

Exploring the Vinatovača rainforest, Serbia’s only rainforest. A lot of things make this special nature reserve special – the beech trees are over 350-years old,  lumbering is prohibited, picking plants is forbidden and even moving fallen trees is banned. Magical…

Djavolja Varos – Devil’s Town

Djavolja Varos - Devil’s Town

Tall stone formations of Djavolja Varoš (eng. Devil’s Town) that are actually a group of petrified wedding guests, or at least that is what a legend tells, were nominated for one of the New seven wonders of nature

Whether petrified wedding guests who, on devil’s orders wanted to marry a brother and sister, or people petrified by the witch as they didn’t fulfill their promise; high stone formations on mount Radan in the south of Serbia won’t leave you indifferent. A rare natural phenomenon, Djavolja Varoš was a nominee in the New Seven Wonders of Nature campaign.

It is located in Southern Serbia, on mount Radan not far from the town of Kuršumlija. It comprises of more than 200 stone formations, 2 to 15 meters high and up to 3 meters wide, with strange stone caps.

The Djavolja Varoš Natural Landmark belongs to the village of a strange name – Djake, which comes from the Albanian word “gjak” that means blood. The village is located at 660 to 700 meters above sea level. This unusual and mystic place, which very name will chill your bones, comprises of two ravines with ominous names – Djavolja (Devil’s) and Paklena (Hell’s).

Djavolja Varos - Devil’s Town1The nearby springs – Žito vrele (Wheat spring) and Djavolja voda (Devil’s water), with extremely acid water have well known miraculous properties. A path leads to the stone sculptures and viewpoints offering a spectacular view to the surrounding nature.

Djavolja Varoš consists of two rare phenomena: attractive stone formations created by erosion and two springs of extremely acid water with high mineral content.

Similar phenomena can be seen around the world, none of which is this high and numerous, hence the nomination for the new wonders of nature. Despite not being elected the new wonder, it attracts numerous tourists looking for adventure and mystery.

During centuries people have told legends about this place. According to one legend, these formations are actually petrified wedding guests who, on devil’s orders, wanted to marry a brother and sister. Then God punished them by turning them into stone to stand as a reminder that no sin goes unpunished.

The other legend says that there was a witch who granted people’s wishes as long as they promised to give her whatever she asked for. These 202 stone statues are those who didn’t fulfill their promise or tried to trick the witch.

Science, however, doesn’t have such fairy-tale explanation – Djavolja varoš was formed by erosion.

By destroying forests, man has made way for the destructive power of water. Wind, rain and sun did the rest. Nevertheless, the scientists agree that the shape of some caps and the fact that a peak of 20 to 30 cm in diameter holds a cap of several hundreds of kilograms is somewhat “peculiar”.

Djavolja Varoš is definitely a place to visit. Grandiose and slightly menacing figures in day light, mystical and illuminated by decorative lights at night, these figures will surely leave you breathless. And the legend says that if you drink from one of these springs, you will surely return.

How to get to Djavolja varoš (Devil’s town)?

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After being amazed by Djavolja varoš, relax in one of the three spas – ProlomLukovskaKuršumlijska, which are famous for their natural beauty and healing powers, ideal for vacation, recreation and healing.

Rtanj mysterious mountain !

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Legends about this mountain from whose top the confluence of the Sava river into the Danube can be seen, rumors about the hidden treasure, secrets about aliens and fiery spheres flying over it, stories about the positive energy it emits, but also the amazing beauty, size, perfect geometrical shape and the healing herbs which grow only here, make Rtanj a mysterious place whose secrets haven’t been discovered yet.


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The mysterious veil which looms over Rtanj is still the reason for many scientific arguments. Some say this mountain is actually an ancient pyramid, the others think it was created by nature and the third opinion is that it is a work of a higher power.

From the plains of Eastern Serbia this mountain, which demands admiration, rises very suddenly, this at least we know for certain. Rare healing herbs grow on the perfectly shaped mountainside and its hidden inside parts are decorated by numerous underground streams, caves and caverns.

Rtanj represents a phenomenon which attracts more and more tourists, scientists, mountaineers and adventurers each year. Everybody who has visited this mountain at least once, claims that they felt some mysterious energy, that the air smells diffrently and that the nature looks unreal. Some of them even claim that they have been cured by the famous “Rtanj tea” and the others have found their peace there.


Experience the magic of Rtanj

The best way to experience the magic of this mountain is to take a walk, climb to the mountaintop Šiljak and enjoy the incredible view. The time it takes to climb to the top and to go down again depends on your physical fitness. There are several campsites and places where you can rest, so feel free to stop and catch your breath.

The exploration of Rtanj will be an amazing adventure which you surely won’t forget. The surroundings that will change from thick forests to rocky landscapes, from even to uneven ground and the abundance of healing herbs are only some of the things that await you, if you decide to visit this mountain. Fresh air and the wonderful view are the rewards that wait for you on the mountaintop.

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Chapel St. George (1565m)

On the mountaintop “Šiljak” (1565m) there is yet another interesting place, the symbol of the mountain as some refer to it, which tourist like to visit. The ruins of a church, a chapel dedicated to St. George is the place in question. Another interesting fact about this church is that it was built in honor of the late owner of the “Rtanj” mine in 1935. by his wife with the help of one thousand workers. Today only the ruins remain, it was destroyed by dynamite when treasure hunters attempted to find the hidden gold.

Another tourist attraction is the “frozen pit” (“ledenica cave”) which is located on the southeast side of the highest peak of Rtanj. The cave is fifty meters long and its floor is covered with clay and stone blocks. It is the only “frozen pit” in the karst fields of Eastern Serbia where low air temperature has been recorded. It is a unique experience to enter the vast hall of this pit and to take a walk on its unusual soil.

Legend or truth?

Even those who do not believe in the stories about aliens, fiery spheres and energy fields, cannot help but wonder if the stories about this perfectly shaped mountain are indeed true. One of the scientifically proven facts is that Rtanj emits a type of energy which is very beneficial to human health.

A recording was made with the help of a special instrument, which detects bio-energetic and electromagnetic radiation; it showed that the mountaintop “Šiljak” usually absorbs energy whereas “Svetilište” which is located at the foot of the mountain almost exclusively emits energy. Another interesting fact is that the level of radiation which was recorded in some places on the mountain is way higher than in the urban area.

Stories about unusual flying objects, which circle around Rtanj, fiery spheres, aliens and voices in unknown languages that some claim they have heard, are still a mystery. The thing we know for a fact is that Rtanj has the same angle of inclination as the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico and the same angles as the Pyramid of Cheops. Coincidence or…?

How to get to Rtanj?

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Lepusnje monastery >>Google maps and Lozica monastery >>Google maps – these three buildings are in the vicinity of Rtanj and they are important historical monuments. St. Nicholas Church and Krepičevac monastery were built more than five hundred years ago, the first record of Lozica monastery dates back to 1455.

Sokobanja >>Google maps – The oldest spa resort in Serbia, whose thermo-mineral springs are some of the most radioactive in the country. Sokobanja is a perfect place for recreation and relaxation in the fresh air. You can also visit the famous Soko grad (Falcon city).

Zaječar >>Google maps – is located on the confluence of Crni (black) and Beli (white) Timok, it is the largest city in this region and the administrative center of Timočka krajna. Taking a walk through the city and getting to know its architecture can prove to be interesting.