Mokra Gora

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For the mountain in Kosovo, see Mokra Gora (mountain).
Mokra Gora
Мокра Гора
village
Mokra Gora railway station in September 2003.
Mokra Gora railway station in September 2003.
Coordinates (railway station): 43°47′33″N 19°30′25″E / 43.792478°N 19.506933°E / 43.792478; 19.506933Coordinates: 43°47′33″N 19°30′25″E / 43.792478°N 19.506933°E / 43.792478; 19.506933
Country Serbia
Region Western Serbia
District Zlatibor District
Elevation 729 m (2,392 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 605
Time zone +1
Area code(s) 031

Mokra Gora (Serbian: Мокра Гора, pronounced [mɔ̝̂kraː ɡɔ̝̌ra]), meaning the Wet Mountain in English, is a village in Serbia on the northern slopes of mountain Zlatibor. Emphasis on historical reconstruction has made it into a popular tourist center with unique attractions.

Mokra Gora has become popular after a reconstruction of a narrow gauge railway called Šargan Eight which is unique in the world. Its route viewed from the sky, looks like the number 8.

In addition, the well-known Serbian film director Emir Kusturica has also made a contribution to the development of tourism in Mokra Gora. He financed the construction of an ethno village Drvengrad (Timber Town). For this development, Kusturica received the "Philippe Rotthier European Architecture Award" from the Brussels Foundation for Architecture.

Ethno village - Drvengrad

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