Electrification of Tito’s Cave completed in Drvar

The electrification of Tito’s Cave in Drvar was done thanks to the funds of the municipality and the Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mayor of Drvar Dusica Runic said to Srna news agency

”Spotlights have been installed within Tito’s cave. Funds in the amount of 3,000 BAM were provided by the municipality of Drvar and the Government of FBiH,” said Runic.

According to her, the municipality of Drvar, in accordance with the possibilities, invests in tourism and cultural heritage in order to improve the tourist offer.

”Protective nets and an iron structure have been set up above the barracks in the cave to secure the site from potential landslides. The roofs were also reconstructed, so Tito’s cave is open to tourists as of today,” Runic stated earlier. 

She stated that the funds for the completion of this phase of landscaping in 2019 were provided thanks to the Ministry of Ecology and Tourism and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Federation of BiH in the amount of 54,000 BAM. 

Runic added that in the next period, it will be necessary to equip the interior of the barracks and constantly work on improving this tourist potential of our municipality. 

She mentioned that the municipality of Drvar has numerous tourist potentials and that in the next period, they will work on the development and improvement of tourist potentials of the municipality of Drvar, such as the mountain Klekovaca, the source of the river Bastasica, the paragliding airfield as well as the medieval town of Visuc.

Suzana Jovic, director of the Public Institution Center for Culture and Sports from Drvar, which includes the “May 25” Memorial Complex, said that Tito’s Cave is synonymous with Drvar. 

”As of today, we are ready to welcome tourists from both the country and the region. Everyone is welcome in Drvar,” the city of anti-fascism and heroes – Jovic said for Srna. 

Tito’s cave has been closed since last year when a landslide destroyed rain barracks at the entrance to the cave.

Until the beginning of the 1990s, Tito’s Cave and the Memorial Complex were visited by up to 200,000 tourists a year on May 25, because that destination was an unavoidable part of student trips, excursions and tourist tours through the former Yugoslavia.

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