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Barac’s caves
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Barac’s caves

In the past Barac’s caves were also known as Radakovic’s caves. The surname Barać does not exist anymore in this region – it is a toponym dating back to the period before or during the Turks invasions.

According to the oral tradition of the local people, a person with a surname Barać fought heroically and defeated a raging Turkish giant near the caves therefore the caves were in his honour named after him. Now we know that there are three caves. Some call them the Great and the Small, the Upper and the Lower, and the third one is simply called- the Third, and it allegedly has nothing to do with the first two. Since the latest rediscovery of the cave and its entrance we have called it the New Barac’s cave.