Towers

Branko’s tower

Brankova kula

Branko’s tower is  stone wall 100m long and about 10m high. It is located on the hill in Rudare village, situated on the Nis- Pristina road. Rudare village is 11km far from Kursumlia and 11km from Prolom spa also. By historical revelations, during the middle age there was located tower of Branko Mladenovic, Vuk Brankovic’s father, and because of that is called Branko’s tower. There are expectations that, after  archaeological, tourismological and geological researches this stone wall will became tourist attraction.

Ivan tower

Ivan_kula

Ivan tower is situated on the western hillside of Ravna mountain, 33km southeast far from Kursumlia. To center of settlement you can come from road Sastavci- Dobri do, on a crossroads nearby Vuca, and so long northeast on good macadam road, 2,5km long.

Ivan tower was built on the top of volcanic cone. It is rectangulary based, 14m high conserved, standing on the Romans foundation which walls was built from roughly cutted sandstone blocks and bricks. On the north side is located some middleage construction devastated to the ground. This plateau is sharply notched from all sides and today is magnificent viewpoint.

According to epic song, this tower is linked with  Kosancic Ivan, Kosovo battle’s hero. By arnauts storytelling , Ivan tower was the residency of mighty Ivan beg,after  Kosovo battle tenured as master of Kosanica  by Sultan Bajazit. He planted whole valley with marvelous walnut trees.

MARINA KULA

Marina kula se nalazi na uzvišenju iznad ušća reke Kosanice u Toplicu, 2 km istočno od Kuršumlije. Podigla ju je sultanija Mara Branković, u XV veku, kada joj je sultan Mehmed II dodelio na upravu Toplicu i Dubočicu. Grad predstavlja značajan spomenik iz epohe Brankovića. Na najvišem vrhu šumovitog i teško pristupačnog brda nalaze se ostaci Gornjeg Grada, nepravilne četvorougaone osnove. Na lokalitet nisu vršena arheološka istraživanja i konzervatorski radovi. Danas se nalazi pod zaštitom Republike Srbije kao spomenik od velikog značaja.

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