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Davolja Varos

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Address: Radan Mountain, Prolom 18433, Serbia
Phone Number: +381 27 381344
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In the south of Serbia, 27 km south-east of Kursumlija, lies a first-class...

In the south of Serbia, 27 km south-east of Kursumlija, lies a first-class natural landmark – Djavolja Varos (”Devil’s Town”). Two rare natural phenomena at the same spot: 202 stone formations created by erosion, between two and15 meters in height and the middle diameter of under 1 m, topped by stone blocks weighing as much as 100 kg, appearing unreal and yet lasting for centuries, and two springs of extremely acid water (pH 1,5) with high mineral content (15 g/l; content of some elements even 1000 times as high as in ordinary drinking waters) make Djavolja Varos a true wonder of nature.The natural surrounding area adds to the attraction of these two wonders, depicting a rather harsh, almost mystical atmosphere, but at the same time picturesque and timid, just like the remains of the town, old church, cemetery, and several interesting mines. Djavolja Varos has been put under protection of the state in 1959, while in 1995, by the Decision of the Serbian Government, it was declared the natural good of an outstanding importance, giving it the first-category level of protection – NATURAL MONUMENT. Thus, the whole 67 hectares of its territory are protected.

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Devils Town is one of the most attractive natural phenomena-200 pillars high between 2m to 15m,most of them have caps.There are a lot of legend about its origins...Remains of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
Igor V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I expected more from Đavolja Varoš. They are saying, that it is ranged as one of the 77 wonders of the world. The say, that is a step away from Unesco recognizing it as a natural heritage of the world. Pictures of it are stunning. But when you get there, you are disappointed. I expected an endless field of towers,... More 

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Thank Nejc Z
Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear Nejc Z, Thank you for the review! We're sorry if you're dissapointed and expected something bigger that it really is. The site of Djavolja Varos is created as a result of a specific erosive process and is protected by Serbian Institute for Nature Protection. Therefore, it's strictly prohibited to walk between the pillars, as you wanted, or even touch... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Devils Town is one of the most attractive natural phenomena-200 pillars high between 2m to 15m,most of them have caps.There are a lot of legend about its origins...Remains of the church/13th century/was discovered nearby and few years ago it was rebuilt and dedicated to St.Petka.Two springs placed near stone pillars- Red Well and Devils Gully,Saxon mines ... The road is... More 

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear Igor V, Thanks for the lovely review and detail description of Devils Town - it'll be helpful for the next visitors. The photos are beautiful, you even managed to find some new angles! We would like to see you again in Devils Town soon. More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Not for small children, elderly people and those who have difficulty walking. No more uphill and about themselves figure has a lot of stairs.There are 202 earthen figures of different shapes and sizes, from 2 to 15 m, a width of 0.5 to 3 m, with stone caps on top. They occur as a result of a specific erosive process... More 

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear Milica19, Thank you for your amazing review! We are delighted to see our visitors so well acquainted with the facts and legends of the Devil’s Town. Nothing makes us more appreciative than leaving a good impression on our visitors and making wonderful memories. We hope that you will visit us again and relive those moments! More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Devils Town is a natural phenomenon that became as a result of erosion. It consists of hundreds of towers made of stone, high from 2 to 15m. Dozen of them dominate the area and by folk myth they represent petrified nuptials. In the middle of Devils Town flow a small river. There are still several springs in the stone that... More 

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear Sam_Le_Chef, Thank you for a beautiful review of Devil's Town. You described the mistique of our landmark very nice. We hope that you'll decide to visit us again. More 

Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

The "towers" are quite remarkable and truly impressive to see. The 850m loop hike is pretty easy - until you get to a merciless series of steps. Nevertheless, it was totally worth it. Sounds like from older reviews they got the tips - it is very well marked all along the path. A color brochure is given upon purchasing the... More 

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review! We are glad you had a good time and we are looking forward to having you again as our guest! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I have been to djavolja varos and the views are just perfect. Warmly recommended to see it. It's easy to get there from Nis for a daytrip!

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear Ненад Н, Thank you for the review and for the recommendation. We're really glad you enjoyed your trip to Djavolja Varos and hope to see you again! More 

Helsinki
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

If you like natural wonders, you must visit Devil's Town. The path goes through the forest and gives shadow for walking. I would recommend to take water with you anyway in a sunny day. You may have seen many pictures about these rocky fellas with hats, but it is gorgeous to see them live. There is surprisingly good road and... More 

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear AleksiJ, We're really glad that you enjoyed your trip through Devil's Town. You're absolutely right, it should be seen live. If you ever decide to visit us again, we recomend hotel in Prolom Banja for your stay - it's a beautiful spa resort with indoor and outdoor swimming pools with thermal water, Wellness and medical center and lot of... More 

Spa, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Interesting, but in my opinion not spectacular. Frienly staff: I arrived quite late, but could still walk to the viewpoint. Local guardian kept an eye on my motorcycle, and provided me with cool water after the quite-hot walk.

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear PdV_on_tour, Thank you for sahring your impressions about Devil's Town. We're really gload you enjoyed your tour through our site and hope to see you again! More 

serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Stunning geological phemomenon, easy access and good road connection with a charming nearby city of Kursumlija

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Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear JasminaJ, Thank you for lovely review. We're glad that visiting our site was a pleasant experience for you and hope to see you again in Devil's Town! More 

Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

A very interesting and stunning geological phenomenon, and quite a nice walk as well. Could do with some more/better explanatory signs maybe.

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Thank B-Pracker
Prolom-Lukovska, Guest Relations Manager at Davolja Varos, responded to this review

Dear B-Pracker, Thank you for your time for the review. We're glad you enjoyed visiting Devil's Town. We're also grateful for your observation about the signes and we plan to renew them for the next season. We hope that you'll decide to visit us again. More 

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