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Iron Forging Museum in Kropa declared a cultural monument

Iron Forging Museum in Kropa declared a cultural monument

January 30, 2021 Klinar’s House in the lovely village of Kropa near Radovljica, which is home to the Iron Forging Museum, has a special significance for the area due to its historical, ethnological and architectural features. Kropa is unique in many ways Kropa is a 

Can you hear the buzz? House of Carniolan Bee near Ljubljana is almost opened!

Can you hear the buzz? House of Carniolan Bee near Ljubljana is almost opened!

29 January, 2021 In the second half of this year, when Slovenia will hold the presidency of the European Union, the House of the Carniolan Bee will open its doors in Ivančna Gorica, a small town just south-east of Ljubljana. In addition to an interactive 

There is Beethoven Street in Ljubljana – but do you know why?

There is Beethoven Street in Ljubljana – but do you know why?

Although he had never been to Ljubljana, famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) became an honorary member of the Ljubljana Philharmonic Society in 1819. National and University Library (NUK) in Ljubljana keeps a transcript of the Pastoral Symphony, with Beethoven’s own corrections. “Ljubljana” transcript In 

(INTERVIEW) Sonja Bezjak: Guardian of the river Mura

(INTERVIEW) Sonja Bezjak: Guardian of the river Mura

Sonja Bezjak grew up in a place called Trate, just a stone throw from the Mura river. Her time spent along the river banks is full of fond memories. When she talks about Mura, it sounds as if she was talking about a very dear 

GO LOCAL: Žganci at Šenk Homestead in Zgornje Jezersko

GO LOCAL: Žganci at Šenk Homestead in Zgornje Jezersko

While staying in Zgornje Jezersko, we visited tourist farm Šenk homestead. The farm is considered one of the oldest homesteads in Jezersko with engraved year 1517 above the doorframe of the main building. Šenk homestead is a camping place on a gorgeous meadow. Besides plenty 

Visiting Plečnik’s house in Ljubljana

Visiting Plečnik’s house in Ljubljana

The great Slovene architect Jože Plečnik (1872-1957) was a visionary and a reformer. He was a pioneer in urban planning. His legacy belongs to Ljubljana, Vienna and Prague. His works were marked with elements of Secession although they were designed in a modern style. by 

TRUBARJEVA – THE COOLEST LJUBLJANA STREET

TRUBARJEVA – THE COOLEST LJUBLJANA STREET

It might seem a bit peculiar at first (especially comparing to Ljubljana sweet Old Town), but once you dive into it, Trubarjeva Street opens some new doors and views to Ljubljana cultural and urban life, which has been developing here over many decades. by Marijana