The Mlava River, in its course through Homolje, cuts the Gorge of Ribare which starts in Izvarica, a village in the Municipality of Žagubica, and ends at the edge of Krepoljin - Krupaja basin. The three large clamped meanders were formed by this gorge which is 9,5 kilometers long.

One of the erosive expansions of the meander is called “Donja Mala” (literally it means ‘The Lower District’). That is, namely, the lower part of Ribare village. The Mlava cut the gorge in the Jurassic limestones. It also formed a marginal epigenetic valley at the beginning of the gorge near Izvarica. “Šupljaja”, the church in Ribare, is the place of merging this gorge and the epigenetic gorge of the Osanica River. The Gorge of Ribare is of composite character. It consists of a series of smaller extensions between which are canyon narrowings. In one section of Ribare gorge is the Spring of Lopušnje with a cave opening. Further downstream, there are several smaller and unexplored caves. During Roman times, the “Via Militaris” road passed through the gorge. On one vertical section called “Grac” (350 meters above sea level) are the preserved remains of watchtowers and the foundations of a small church. Archaeological remains of the Roman period have been found in this region. Ribare gorge is famous for its vivid and intact nature. In summer, it is visited by many sports fishermen. With such natural beauty, as well as the nicely arranged church in Ribare and the archaeological remains of the Roman period, the tourism potential of the gorge is increased. The aim is to use that potential to attract numerous visitors who would admire its natural beauty. The region is suitable for the development of excursion tourism and ecotourism, while Ribare can prosper from countryside tourism.

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