Download royalty-free Lazar's Cave (Lazareva Pecina, also known as Zlotska Cave) is the longest explored cave in Serbia. It is popular tourist spot, especially for it's beautiful formations of stalactites and stalagmites stock photo 391530186 from Depositphotos collection of millions of premium high-resolution stock photos, vector images and illustrations. Located in Bor municipality, near Zlot, the cave is also sometimes referred to as Zlotska Cave. According to 2012's Recent Landform Evolution: The Carpatho-Balkan-Dinaric Region, the cave is 9,407 metres (5.845 mi) long. The cave is situated near the entrance of the deep canyon carved into the mountains by the river Zlotska. 라자르 동굴 (Lazareva Pecina, 또는 Zlotska Cave) 은 세르비아에서 가장 긴 동굴이다. 관광객들이 많이 찾는 곳이죠. 특히 아름다운 종유석 과 석순 이 있기 때문이죠.
- Download royalty-free Lazar's Cave (Lazareva Pecina, also known as Zlotska Cave) is the longest explored cave in Serbia. It is popular tourist spot, especially for it's beautiful formations of stalactites and stalagmites stock photo 391530186 from Depositphotos collection of millions of premium high-resolution stock photos, vector images and illustrations.
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Notable Places in the Area
Лазарева пећинаPhoto: Podmejc, CC BY-SA 3.0.
Lazar's canyonLazar's Canyon or Lazar's Gorge is located at about 10 kilometers from Bor. Lazar's canyon is situated 3½ km southwest of Zlotska Pećina. Photo: Marina Dabetic, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Localities in the Area
ZlotZlot is a town in the municipality of Bor, Serbia. According to the 2002 census, the town has a population of 3757 people. Zlot is situated 3 km southeast of Zlotska Pećina. Photo: MaricaBor, CC BY-SA 4.0.
|44.03° or 44° 1' 48' north|
Longitude21.9628° or 21° 57' 46' east
|331 metres (1086 feet)|
Also Known As
In the Area
- Dosu Lu SimjonLocality, 3 km northwest
- Kotol MareLocality, 5 km west
- Zlača7 km north
- KejaLocality, 7 km southwest
- VernjikicaCave, 1¼ km west
- Tilva SkorušaHill, 1¼ km east
- DungaCliff, 2½ km northwest
- Kraku KrcejCliff, 3 km south
Zlotska Pecina Srbija
- Lazarev PotokStream, 1 km northeast
- Skoruski PotokStream, 1½ km southeast
- RogožinStream, 2 km north
- GaloniaStream, 2½ km north
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Zlotske Caves - Lazareva Pecina - Лазарева пећина - Verknjica Pecina - Lazareva Cave - Verknjica Cave
|Location:||In eastern Serbia close to the town of Zlot. 22km from Bors and 240km from Belgrade.|
|Open:|| APR to OCT daily 10-16.|
|Fee:|| Adults RSD 200.|
Groups (20+): Students RSD 150.
|Dimension:|| Lazareva Cave: L=1,592m, T=9-12°C, H=100%, A=291m asl.|
Verknjica Cave: L=1,530m, T=3-9°C, H=100%, A=454m asl.
|Guided tours:|| Lazareva Cave: D=40min, L=694m.|
Verknjica Cave: D=3h, L=620m.
|Bibliography:|| Dr Radenko Lazaravic (1978): Zlotske pecina, 122pp 50 photos / surveys. () |
|Address:|| Information: Tourist Office Bors, Tel: +381-30-24166, Fax: +381-30-25961. |
Motel 'Zlotske pecine', 19215 Zlot, Phone: +381-30-71042.
|As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.|
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|1882||first exploration of Lazar's Cave by Felix Hoffman.|
|1889||speleological research of Lazar's Cave published by Jovan Cvijić.|
|1953||Lazar's Cave opened to the public.|
|1959||explored by D Dvetkovic, T Sava and B Markovic.|
|1960-62||explored by D Petrovitsch.|
|1965||explored by D Gavrilovic.|
|1976||explored by Radenko Lazaravic and the Speleological Group from Valjeva.|
|1976||Vernjikica opened to the public.|
In the case of Zlotske Caves the plural is earned by the fact that there are two different caves, connected by a footpath cut into the cliffs. They are called Lazareva Cave (Lazar's Cave, Lazarus Cave) and Vernjikica. Vernjikica cave is located on the left side of the Lazareva reka canyon, about 1.5km upstream from Lazareva. Lazarev kanjon (Lazarus Canyon) is a sight of its own, with steep limestone cliffs, it was formed by the cave river from the lower level of Vernjikica cave. The eastern foothills of the Kučaj mountain are full of caves, around the village of Zlot 222 caves are registered in the cave registry.
Lazareva Cave has two different levels, the upper level is toured. The lower level contains the underground Lazar River. The resurgence of the cave river is 7m lower and in frot of the cave entrance. In the cave archaeological remains from Copper Age through Late Bronce Age to Iron Age were excavated. Also the cave was frequented by animals during the Pleistocene, numerous bones were found. The bones of a lion and a bear are on display in the cave.
A legend about Lazar's Cave tells that hajduks hid in it during the rule of the Turks. When the Turks found out they blocked the entrance to the cave. But their blockade was easily destroyed by the cave river.
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The Girl's Room was the place where the hajduks hid their daughters so that the Turks would not take them to the harem. The access to the chamber is a gradually narrowing passage, and at the end only one person at a time can pass through. The Turk which first protruded the head was greeted by a machete.
The cave is also famous for numerous bats. 24 of the 27 species of bats in Europe where found in Bat Hall. This hall is not part of the cave tour to protect the bats.
The tour through Vernjikica Cave shows eleven chambers: Prijmna, Kaskadna, Vilingrad, Koloseum, Mramorje, Gotska Katedrala, Dvorana Oruzja, Venerin Ham and Siparska Dvorana. Vilingrad is the largest chamber by surface, 2,950m², and got its name from the fantastic stalagmite shapes. The guides point out men, animals, flowers and a complete cave family from grandmother to a dog. Koloseum is the largest chamber in Serbia, 60m long, 55m wide, with a surface of 2,575m². The ceiling is up to 51m high and the volume is aid to be 90,000m³. Slots jackpot tracker. It was named colosseum because of its circular shape and ruined columns. The biggest stalagmites in this chamber are Godzila (10m high), Toranj (9.5m high), Vecin Sesir (9.5m high), Minare (10.5m high), Kriva Crvena Kula (18m high, 8m in diameter), and Vavilonska Kula (22m high, 11m in diameter).
The Gotska Katedral (Gothic Cathedral) contains a lace of flowstone. Venerin Ham (Temple of Venus) has formations of pure white calcite. The centrepiece is Pecinska Verna (Cave Venus), a 3m high stalagmite, in the shape of a woman with raised hair. It resembles the famous Venus painting by Sandro Botticelli.
Zlotska Pecina Mapa
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