Zavoj lake today
Zavoj Lake its beautiful artificial lake near Pirot, in southeast Serbia you should visit. February 25, 1963. a huge landslide from the sunny side of the Stara Planina mountain rushed into the valley. In that way Visočica River was dammed a river creating a natural earth dam. That is the creation of Zavoj lake. It’s very clean and full with fishes, so its the reason to be one of most popular places among fishermans. You can fish bream, roach, bleak, perch, chub, trout, carp, catfish, pike. It is great for divers, camping and swimming too. Pirot’s hydroelectric power plan is getting partly water from this lake.
On the Paleontological site the mud and sediments petrified in the form of plates which are rich in remains of mollusk shells. The shells have been found on the slopes of the Stara Planina at over 1,440 meters or 4,720 feet. And also sea worms, snails and other marine animals sea crocodiles, sharks, giant mollusks.
It belongs to Pirot’s municipality
Top photo by hr:Suradnik:BončCC BY-SA 3.0