Prekonoska Pecina Cave

Prekonoska Pecina Cave

Among caves of East Serbia that belong to the Carpatho-Balkan area, there are numerous carstic formations and caves inhabited by man during the Paleolithic /Risovaca, Prekonoska cave, Baranica, Smolučka cave/. The earliest evidence of continuous human occupation in the region is a Paleolithic cave site of the Prekonoška pecina cave, while a strong presence of the Triballi and their settlements and fortifications is documented in the Early Iron Age. Some of the fauna remains in the Prekonoska Pecina Cave come from hunted animals.

Prekonoška Pecina Cave is situated in Svljig Municipality, the East of Serbia, some 26 km away from Niš, Zaječar and Knjaževac. Prekonoska Pecina Cave is one of most beautiful caves of Serbia with its exceptional 400 meters long cave adornment. Cave jewelry of the Prekonoska Pecina Cave is of various forms and beauty. Prekonoska Pecina Cave Stalactites feature white, yellowish and reddish colors and forms of bunches and moss. Those of moss forms are similar to corals, while calcite forms and curtains are of crystal structure and vary in forms. Prekonoska Pecina Cave is Monument of Nature protected by Republic of Serbia, but unfortunately and to the shame of institutions in charge – nowadays neglected and til recently was closed for visit.

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