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Ivanjica - Mineral Spring at Marina Reka 2

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Ivanjica area is known for its mineral springs. The most famous is the spring in Prilike. The mineral spring at Marina Reka ('Mara's River', a small spring running throung the Kusican part of the town) differs from the one in Prilike because it is located within the town itself. However, the water is of high quality and it possesses some curative properties.

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A: Ivanjica - Mineral Spring at Marina Reka 1

by Marko Randjic, 10 meters away

Ivanjica area is known for its mineral springs. The most famous is the spring in Prilike. The mineral...

Ivanjica - Mineral Spring at Marina Reka 1

B: Ivanjica - Marina Reka

by Marko Randjic, 10 meters away

Marina Reka ('Mara's River) is a stream that runs through the Kusican part of the town.

Ivanjica - Marina Reka

C: Ivanjica - Small Bridge across Marina Reka

by Marko Randjic, 30 meters away

Marina Reka ('Mara's River) is a small stream located at Kusican part of the town. A well known miner...

Ivanjica - Small Bridge across Marina Reka

D: Ivanjica - Crossroads at the Kusican Bridge

by Marko Randjic, 330 meters away

The crossroads at the Kušićan Bridge.

Ivanjica - Crossroads at the Kusican Bridge

E: Ivanjica - Firehouse at the Town's Edge

by Marko Randjic, 420 meters away

The headquarters of Ivanjica fire brigade.

Ivanjica - Firehouse at the Town's Edge

F: Ivanjica - 'Javor' Textile Company - Main Entrance

by Marko Randjic, 440 meters away

The 'Javor' ('Maple') textile company was one of the largest, and most prominent industrial companies...

Ivanjica - 'Javor' Textile Company - Main Entrance

G: Ivanjica - Basketball Court at the High School Students' Dorm

by Marko Randjic, 560 meters away

The basketball court is situated in the inner courtyard of Ivanjica's dorm for high school students. ...

 Ivanjica - Basketball Court at the High School Students' Dorm

H: Ivanjica - High School Students' Dorm

by Marko Randjic, 620 meters away

The dorm for high school students mainly houses the students coming from the distant villages in the ...

Ivanjica - High School Students' Dorm

I: Ivanjica - Old Bus Stop Across the 'Metalac' Factory

by Marko Randjic, 690 meters away

This bus stop was mainly used by the employees of the 'Metalac' factory. Eversince the factory was sh...

Ivanjica - Old Bus Stop Across the 'Metalac' Factory

J: Ivanjica - Šume Area

by Marko Randjic, 820 meters away

Šume (The Forests) is a suburbian area of Ivanjica community. Many industrial complexes and warehouse...

Ivanjica - Šume Area

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