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Stopica Cave

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Stopica Cave
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  • 1-2 km
  • Moderate
  • Low
  • 3 hours

One of the most beautiful caves in Serbia

31315 Zlatibor
Entrance ticket is 150 dinars (approx. 1.25 eur/1.35 usd)

Stopica cave is one of the most famous caves in Serbia. It is located about 250 km from Belgrade, 30 km from Uzice and 19 km from the regional road Uzice-Adriatic Sea, in the area of Zlatibor.
Above the cave there is the road Uzice-Sirogojno. Stopica cave is a river cave through which Trnavski stream runs.
The cave has an impressive entrance opening with 35 meters in width and 18 meters in height. The entrance to the cave is located at the altitude of 711.18 meters. Stopica cave is 1691.5 meters long, covering the area of 911.5 m.
The cave got its name after the small village called Stopici.
The cave consists of five units: Lights Hall, Dark Hall, Large Hall with pools, Channel with pools and River Channel.
The cave is not particularly rich in cave decorations, but it has very interesting pools, which vary are with its size and depth.
The tourist part of the cave has some several attractive elements, such as: spacious entrance “duguras”, openings in the ceiling, a sipar arch called “Dog’s cemetery”, the waterfall called “The source of life” and a series of small pools.
The cascade pools are specific and attractive and they represent the emblem of the cave. The pools were formed of deposits of limestone.

Opening hours

10:00 - 18:00, from April until October; closed during winter.

How to get there

By Ibar Highway Belgrade-Lazarevac-Valjevo-Uzice-Stopica Cave