Dugopolje / Vranjača Cave
Tourist board of Dugopolje / Vranjača Cave
Meet the wonderful underground world of stalactites and stalagmites and underground sculptures created thousands of years of work of water, far from daylight and man's views. Discover the wealth of cave decorations and experience their forms in their own way. Visit the grotto Vranjaca ...
Vranjača cave is located in the heart of the Dalmatian hinterland, the resort Kotlenice half hour drive from Split and only 10 minutes drive from Dugopolje. The cave is situated centrally at the foot of the mountain Mosor, on its northern side and consists of two parts. The entrance area, without cave decorations, known locals since ancient times, while the second part discovered the land owner where there is a cave, Mr. Stipe Punda, 1903. Cave was opened for tourists in 1929. From the first entry hall leads through a small natural corridor to another room, which is made up of 9 small parts filled with cave ornaments of various shapes and colors. The specificity of these caves is that the internal temperature is constant throughout the year and is about 15⁰C. Filled with stalactites and stalagmites, cave pillars and arcades, Vranjača is one of the gems of nature of the karst region, and in 1963 it was declared a protected geomorphologic natural monument. Near the entrance to the cave Vranjaca is the starting point of hiking trails leading to the top of Vicko's Column (1325 m). By organizing this visit, the preservation and care of the cave is engaged in trade craft family Punda from Kotlenica.
- Street: Hrvatskih velikana 16
- Postcode: 21204
- City: Kotlenice
- Country: Croatia
- +385 98 749 000
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