This place is a real archaeological treasure, and it is near Valjevo: Salitrena Cave is a real choice for adventurers (VIDEO)

The cave was discovered as an archaeological site at the end of 1979 by young researchers from Valjevo

Salitrena cave with the Ribnica cave, the river Ribnica and the church dedicated to the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul presents the Monument of Nature Ribnica. It is located only 6 kilometers from the center of Mionica and 3 kilometers from the Ribnica cave in the gorge of the beautiful river Ribnica.

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The cave was discovered as an archaeological site at the end of 1979 by young researchers from Valjevo.

All of the research conducted in Salitrena cave since 2004 is conducted by the National Museum from Belgrade and is part of a wider project under the title Culture and art in the in the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Serbia.

Salitrena cave is an extremely rich archaeological site because it contains the oldest forms of the occasional habitat of prehistoric hunters who lived in the middle Palaeolithic, 80,000 - 40,000 years ago. Remains of Neolithic houses and various tent constructions were also discovered in the cave  The research led to the conclusion that the cave was used in the 4th century of our era, as well as in the period from the 12th to the 15th century.

Also, it was determined that in the time of the first Serbian uprising, potassium nitrate was taken out of the cave in order to produce gunpowder. What makes this cave so unique is the fact that it is the richest and most significant paleolithic site in Serbia, the only gravettian site in the region of the Western Balkans, and certainly one of the richest and most important upper paleolithic sites in Southeast Europe.

If you like to explore and discover nature from a slightly different angle, the Salitrena Cave is the right choice for you.

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