Traveling to the town Kuršumlija, we need to go to the south Serbia, about 35km from Prokuplje, and about 65km from Niš. Ancient times in here are firstly known in roman time as here was Ad Fines town, on a main transit way.
Here was the first capital of Serbian ruler Stefan Nemanja. In that name he built two churches, the White Churches, St. Nicola i St. Godmother
. Both are covered in lead, and that is the reason why they are called “White”.
After that time came the time of Otomans, which ended in 1878.
In 20th century, during two world wars, this territory had big part in liberation and fighting. During WWI, here was a Iron regiment, of liberation fighters, that with many casualties fought the enemies. In WWII, Kuršumlija was liberated in 1944.
Main turist destinations here are three spas and Devils town. Their distance is to Prolom spa
pa about 23 km, Lukovska Banja
spa 36 km, Kuršumlijska Banja
spa 11 km and Devil Town distance is about 27 km.
This territory is rich in animals. Many hunters and fishermans are coming to this territory. Fish can be found here are the white fish (chub, gudgeon, barbel, common nase), and for hunters there are wild boars, wolves, foxes, wild cats, rabbits, pheasants, partridges, ring doves and woodcocks.