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About Ovcar-Kablar gorge

Ovcar-Kablar gorge is situated in the central part of Serbia, within West Pomoravlje, and it splits highlands of Sumadija, in the north, up to Dragacevo and Starovlaska-Raska highlands in the south. It belongs to those regions of Serbia which have attracted with their natural beauties and monuments treasure for centuries. Basic natural characteristics of the gorge are impressive massifs of Ovcar and Kablar by which the gorge got its name. The main mass of these mountains is built of limestone from the period of Triace. Not many gorges in Serbia are decorated with squeezed meanders or thermal springs as this one. The main morphological feature of the gorge presents exceptionally expressed windings of the river Morava flow and the lowest part of the valley, which our famous scientist Jovan Cvijic called squeezed meanders. By the Regulation of the Government of Republic of Serbia (”Official Gazette RS No. 16/2000) Ovcar-Kablar gorge was pronounced natural heritage of I category – Region of exceptional characteristics. Protected area spreads on 2250 ha out of which 1700 ha is on the territory of Cacak municipality, and 550ha on the territory of Lucani municipality. On the territory of the gorge protection regime of II degree (542ha) and III degree (1707) are established.

Ovcar-Kablar gorge’s basic relief, especially mountains Ovcar and Kablar are dressed in secretive woods and unforgettable scenery and it is even more beautiful when one can see an eagle in its sky or hear the sound of gray falcon.