️️ Resava Cave (Serbian: Ресавска пећина, Resavska pećina) or Resavska Cave is a cave near Jelovac in eastern Serbia, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Despotovac. It is one of the largest cave systems in Serbia, with the corridors about 4.5 kilometres (2.8 miles) long.
The cave is located in the Upper Resava region. The cave is estimated to be 80 million years old while the oldest speleothems date from 45 million years ago. It has four halls on two levels each and the speleothmes are colored in red, yellow and white. Altitude at the entrance into the cave is 485 metres (1,591 feet) and the lowest point inside is at 405 metres (1,329 feet). The cave was formed by the sinking river in the limestone substrate. Cave formations are right at the entry. They are formed through the dissolving of the calcium carbonate. The color depends on the mineral through which the water flows: red from the iron oxide, white from the crystallized calcium and yellow from the traces of clay. The symbol of the cave is a massive stalagmite, 20 m (66 ft) tall and 12 m (39 ft) wide. After its appearance, it was named the Statue of mother with a child. The cave consists of 8 halls.
Resava cave was accidentally discovered by the local shepherds in 1962. After being explored for 10 years, the cave was officially opened for visitors on 22 April 1972. On 1 May 2017, the Adrenalin Park, a new attraction was opened in the cave. It consist of 15 obstacles (hanging bridges, hanging cables, zip-line, beams, etc.). It had 56.500 visitors in 2017.
Out of its 4.5 kilometres (2.8 miles), 2.83 kilometres (1.76 miles) is explored in detail, while 0.8 kilometres (0.50 miles) is adapted for the visitors. .
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