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Barac caves / Baraceve spilje – Kvarner region

 

Barac caves or Baraćeve špilje by Croatian language is situated next to Nova Krslja village of Kvarner region, 6 km to the east of the town of Rakovica (not far from the A1 Zagreb-Split highway).

Distance from the Barac caves to Zagreb city 123 km; to Zadar city 154 km;
to Plitvice Lakes national park 15 km

Barac caves Baraćeve špilje Croatia

Barac caves were first mentioned in 1874.

The caves was opened for sightseer in 1892, but then forgotten during the Second World War.

Baraceve caves are karst caves, their total length is 27 km. There are 3 caves: Upper, Lower, and New, which has a different name the Third.

Barac caves Baraćeve špilje Croatia

Barac caves Baraćeve špilje Croatia

In 2004 the caves were reopened for guests, 112 years later.

Barac caves Baraćeve špilje Croatia

Working hours of Barac caves:

in March – on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 10:00-16:00
in April – every day – 10:00-16:00
in May – every day – 10:00-18:00
in June – every day – 10:00-18:00
in July & August – every day – 9:00-19:00
in September – every day – 10:00-18:00
in October – on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 10:00-16:00

Video about Baravece spilje

Barac caves on map of Croatia

Web of Barac caves www.baraceve-spilje.hr

Barac caves Baraćeve špilje Croatia

On this page used photos from www.plitvicki-dvori.com, croatia.hr