Rtanj mountain

May 10, 2017by Dragan StojkicHikingMountainNatureOutdoorUncategorized0


Family hiking day. Sky running Serbia activity weekend included a climb on Rtanj mountain(1565m). According to a legend, the castle of a wizard was situated on Rtanj Mountain, in which a great treasure was guarded. However, the castle has disappeared within the mountain, trapping the wealthy sorcerer inside. That is the legend. in reality, coal mine and his owners, Minh family, brought great prosper to the region. Faith of the family and the mine itself symbolises the big price payed by the whole Balkan region on the crossroads of the winds of history. Chapel on top of the mountain was built by mine owners widow in memory of her husband in 1939. It was destroyed with explosives by robbers searching for gold.

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