MOKRA GORA TOUR
Kadinjača Ponikve Military Airport Rujno Monastery Vrutci Lake Šargan Eight Mokra Gora Jatarice Drvengrad
We start our tour by visiting Kadinjača monumental complex dedicated to the fallen warriors in WW2. Monument is located on the top of the hill between Uzice and Bajina Bašta with beautiful view on surrounding mountains. From Kadinjača tour is taking us on Ponikve military airport that has been bombed in NATO bombing 1999. You will be able to see how the hangars for military airplanes look like after bombs dropped on them. After airport and ride through beautiful scenery of Western Serbia next stop is Rujno Monastery. In this monastery with amazing surroundings and view on the lake, was printed first Serbian book 1536 – 1537. From monastery we are going on Vrutci Lake and walk over 77 meters high dam. Right after lake next stop is Šargan Vitasi train station from where famous engenieering solution “Šargan Eight“ starts. In the time when it was build 1925 this was proclaimed as and unique and almost geious solution to cross over Šargan mountain in such a short distance. Optional is train ride until Mokra Gora train station, takes around hour and half with 5 – 10 minutes stops on train stations in order to make photos. From Mokra Gora train station we are going on Jatarice open air museum of steam machines used mostly for field works and road building, also here we will visit Saint Jovan Vhurch and mineral water spring called „White Water“. Final stop on this tour is visit to Drvengrad ethno village and home of Serbian famous director Emir Kusturica.