Velika Pećina

Držina, Pirot

Great Cave - the most important information

Have you heard of the Great Cave in southeastern Serbia? This cave is located near Drzina, a village about 7 km away from Pirot. According to its appearance and richness, the Great Cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Serbia. If you are going to be near this place soon, be sure to visit it!

Appearance and characteristics of the Great Cave
The length of the Great Cave is 1440 meters, while its height is 30 meters. This cave has 4 halls, which still do not have their own names. It is rich in special forms of cave jewelry made of snow-white reels, which you will especially like. There is a new species in the Great Cave, which is endemic and relict for southeastern Serbia. This is a recently described and diagnosed species of endogenous runner - Winklerites serbicus.

How to get to the Great Cave?
  • If you start from Belgrade by car, you will reach the village of Drzina in 3 hours and 10 minutes (by highway A1 / E75).
  • You can also reach Pirot by bus. Autoprevoznik Presto organizes 3 transports daily from Belgrade. The price of a one-way ticket is 2000 dinars, while the return ticket is 3000 dinars.
  • A much larger number of departures is organized from Nis to Pirot. A one-way ticket costs 500 dinars, while a return ticket costs 800 dinars. For detailed information, call the Pirot bus station on the phone number: 010/342 548.
  • From the main bus station in Pirot, it is best to call a taxi and reach the Great Cave in about 15 minutes. We recommend the following taxi carriers: Fox Taxi (010/321 111), Flash Taxi (010/234 61 08) or Blu Taxi (010/318 222).


Type of Attractions
  • Brige
  • Museum


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