This is how archeologist Dr Srejovic described the sensational finds in the summer of 1967: 'I had just sat down for a short rest under a tree at some distance from the team when one of the girls dashed up and asked me to come as they had found a stone with ornamentation. At first I thought it was a joke, but when she insisted I told her they ought...more
The oldest stone monumental sculptures that represent the human head life-size and larger can be found in the Lepenski Vir museum. They are trully impressive and look modern. Who can tell they're more than 8000 years old?The sculptures were modelled from large boulders of yellow sandstone found in the surrounding mountains and embedded in the house...more
Getting to Lepenski Vir is straightforward – it's right off the main road – but there’s no public transportation to it. The bus between Golubac and Donji Milanovac runs right by the entrance several times a day, so you might be able to get the driver to stop, but it’s not official and the driver might not agree. You’d then have to flag down a bus...more
Go down the stairs to the left of the parking lot, past the lovely ethno houses, through the forest to the museum. The entrance fee's 50 dinars (May 2005) if you go with a group.Take deep breaths when walking through the forest as sweet fragrances of trees and flowers fill the air.more
They used to burry deceised lying , and not very often sitting. Those who lived of vegetable growing used to burry people in fetal position, believeng that MOTHER Earth will protect them.
As you can see in the picture, the prehistoric dwellings are protected by a wooden structure. Unfortunately this structure threatens to topple down on the locality because of its aged and worn out material.
25km from Majdanpek, at the spring of the Mali Pek River, you'll find 1 of the most beautiful caves in Serbia.
The cave was named after Rajko Vojvoda, an innkeeper by day and a robber by night. All the treasure he stole from the Turkish caravans is believed to be still hidden in this cave.
This river cave (the Rajko River runs through it), the longest in Serbia (2304m), was 1st explored by our great geographer Jovan Cvijic in 1894. It was open for the tourists on 12 September 1975.
If you want to visit this cave and be stunned by its wonderful cave ornaments, contact the reception of the Kasina Hotel in Majdanpek. The group must have at least 10 persons (50 dinars each)!
Some 28 fish species live in this part of the Danube, so it's a true paradise for sport's fishermen.
But this area's also suitable for sailing, rowing and swimming.
is amazing location that represents life more then 8 000 years ago. It has preserved some parts of the old town, and some of the household , religious objects and remains of the people burried there.
Fondest memory: The museum is open form 9 am till 6 pm , (but they accept guests till 5 pm) .
The ticket costs 20 dinars for kids and 50 dinars for adults. ( 1 euro is 72 dinars, August 4. 2004)