Drenko is a locality situated in Caraș-Severin county, with a population of 4 inhabitants.

Drenko

Veterani cave

Veterans Cave is found in massive Ciucarul Mare, on the left bank of the Danube, approx. 5 m above water level. It is known from ancient times, was a strategic point for the Gauls, Romans, Austrians and Turks can accommodate soldiers.

The name of the cave comes from the Austrian general Veterani. who fortified the cave, made a wall of the cave by the water's edge, wall guarded by soldiers. Fortifications were built, and inside, above the entrance, there is a natural hole on the right where the light penetrates.

Due to military interest, it was the first cartographic cave in Europe. The water tank and numerous inscriptions can be seen today. Access can only be made from the Danube.

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The cave is located in the Iron Gate National Park

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