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A trail starts in AniŠa luka toward the west side of the canyon, to Manita peŠ. The entrance to the cave is at an altitude of around 550 m. The 175-meters-long cave is divided into two halls abundant with stalagmites, stalactites, dripstone pillars and cascades. Because of their interesting forms, some of these ornaments have been given names such as the helmet or organ. It takes 10-30 years for an ornament to grow by just a millimeter, depending on the water dripping speed.
Manita peŠ has been explored and searched for fauna by numerous renowned European biospeleologists. This resulted in discoveries of new species like the pseudoscorpion Chthonius radjai and the small crab Bogidiella sketi.

Manita peŠ cave


The temperature in the cave is around 10░C all year, so adequate clothing should be brought along in the warmer part of the year. In addition, sport shoes are recommended because it takes around an hour and a half on a mountain trail to get there. Tours of the cave are only allowed with a guide.


The terms for the Cave visiting are:

April: on Saturday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
May: on Wednesday and Saturday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
June, October: on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
July, August, September: every day 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

For other terms is necessary to make an announcement.

Manita peŠ cave

Manita peŠ cave


Manita peŠ cave

Manita peŠ cave

Manita peŠ cave


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