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Arboretum Volcji Potok - Arboretum Volčji Potok
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Arboretum Volcji Potok 

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Volcji Potok Arboretum is located near Kamnik. The word arboretum means the collection of the trees and bushes, which is designed for education and researching. In the base the Arboretum is the botanic garden for woody plants and it is the only one in Slovenia. In the earlier centuries was the mansion property, but from the year 1882 was in the property of the Ferdinand Souvan and later of his son. He arranged the park with ponds and plantation of the exotic trees. The park is also called the Souvan park. The manor was between the Second World War destroyed by the fire. From the year 1952 the park is allocated to the agronomy and forestry faculty in Ljubljana. The Volcji Potok Arboretum is divided to: Francoski park, Stari park, Souvanova loka, Rozarij, Zgornji angleški park, Jelova draga, Spodnji angleški park, Hujski park, Južni park, Zahodni park and the forest in which is very important the rare union of the fir tree and tropical moss. In Arboretum, 80 hectare of ecologically very diversified ground is occupied by about 2.500 taxons of trees and shrubs. The number of perennials is different every year. In the Arboretum is six lakes. The newnesses they have announced in the web page. The exhibition of the orchids and tropical plants you can see in the greenhouse behind the old administration. Between them are flying beautiful tropical butterflys. In April they have the exhibition of the blooming tulips and spring flowers. In the park was on tour the Minimundus from Austria with the miniature buildings. The Arboretum also has the playground for children, which was renovated recently. Next to the playground is situated the granary and in front of it is the garden in which are cultivated herbs like marjoram, sage, tarragon, absinthe and many others. In the cafe you can get refreshing drinks, cakes, ice cream and they also have special daily offer. The Gallery Arboretum entertains the permanent collection of the sculptures from the statuary Janez Boljka. In the pavilion you can rest and enjoy in peace and silence.


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 - Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Car parking in front of Arboretum

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Car parking in front of Arboretum
 - Entrance - tickets office for Arboretum

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Entrance - tickets office for Arboretum
 - Promenade

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Promenade
 - South Park in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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South Park in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Straw duck

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Straw duck
 - Straw duck and flowers

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Straw duck and flowers
 - Lake of Red Maple Tree

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Lake of Red Maple Tree
 - Big Lake in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Big Lake in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Swan in Big Lake

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Swan in Big Lake
 - Big Lake

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Big Lake
 - Administration of Arboretum and toilet

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Administration of Arboretum and toilet
 - Rosary (Rosarium) in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Rosary (Rosarium) in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Upper English Park with tulips in Arboretum

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Upper English Park with tulips in Arboretum
 - Upper English Park with tulips

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Upper English Park with tulips
 - Leo Souvan Monument - Park projector of Volcji potok

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Leo Souvan Monument - Park projector of Volcji potok
 - Season coffehouse from Old Park direction

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Season coffehouse from Old Park direction
 - Season coffehouse

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Season coffehouse
 - Pavilion - Boljka Gallery

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Pavilion - Boljka Gallery
 - Place where former manor stood

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Place where former manor stood
 - French Park in Arboretum

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French Park in Arboretum
 - Fountain with imaginary manor back

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Fountain with imaginary manor back
 - French Park

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French Park
 - Lake Otocec

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Lake Otocec
 - Lake Otocec in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Lake Otocec in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Playground

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Playground
 - Granary with Slovene rustic garden

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Granary with Slovene rustic garden
 - Corn-rack

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Corn-rack
 - West Park

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West Park
 - Corn-rack at sunset

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Corn-rack at sunset
 - Small train that drives around park in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Small train that drives around park in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Arboretum <br> Tulips in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Arboretum

Tulips in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Arboretum <br> Orchids Exhibition

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Arboretum

Orchids Exhibition
 - Arboretum <br> Ferns in Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Arboretum

Ferns in Arboretum Volcji Potok
 - Arboretum <br> Palazzo Vecchio

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Arboretum

Palazzo Vecchio
 - Arboretum <br> Land of the fairy-tale heroes

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 - Arboretum <br> Cacti Exhibition

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 - Arboretum <br> Exhibition of Orchids

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 - Arboretum <br> Exhibition of Tropical Butterflies

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 - Arboretum <br> Garden Centre (Shop)

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Data

Municipality: KAMNIK (29073 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Kamnik (13644 population), Mekinje (1582), Šmarca (1441), Podgorje (993), Vrhpolje pri Kamniku (737),

Godič (689), Zgornje Stranje (424), Volčji Potok (381), Zgornji Tuhinj (372), Soteska (332), Tunjiška Mlaka (318), Županje Njive (312), Bistričica (280), Tunjice (279), Laze v Tuhinju (278), Spodnje Stranje (265), Nevlje (251), Srednja vas pri Kamniku (237), Šmartno v Tuhinju (218), Loke v Tuhinju (217), Črna pri Kamniku (193), Markovo (189), Špitalič (185), Poreber (179), Stahovica (178), Buč (178), Košiše (171), Motnik (168), Zagorica nad Kamnikom (159), Oševek (150), Golice (137), Gozd (137), Rožično (134), Sela pri Kamniku (133), Kregarjevo (130), Stolnik (123), Velika Lašna (120), Krivčevo (120), Brezje nad Kamnikom (116), Podstudenec (108), Češnjice v Tuhinju (107), Zduša (95), Jeranovo (94), Laniše (94), Bela (87), Spodnje Palovče (80), Veliki Hrib (78), Cirkuše v Tuhinju (73), Pšajnovica (72), Potok (71), Studenca (69), Žaga (69), Mali Hrib (66), Hrib pri Kamniku (66), Zgornji Motnik (64), Okrog pri Motniku (64), Podhruška (62), Okroglo (62), Ravne pri Šmartnem (61), Gradišče v Tuhinju (60), Zakal (58), Kališe (55), Sidol (55), Snovik (53), Rudnik pri Radomljah (53), Stara sela (52), Hruševka (49), Stebljevek (49), Podlom (42), Kostanj (41), Zgornje Palovče (40), Vranja Peč (36), Mali Rakitovec (35), Gabrovnica (34), Briše (33), Podjelše (33), Pirševo (32), Potok v Črni (32), Črni Vrh v Tuhinju (31), Vodice nad Kamnikom (29), Vir pri Nevljah (29), Vaseno (29), Sovinja Peč (28), Veliki Rakitovec (28), Kršič (28), Znojile (26), Zajasovnik - del (26), Podbreg (25), Zavrh pri Črnivcu (25), Smrečje v Črni (25), Tučna (24), Praproče v Tuhinju (24), Bela Peč (23), Kamniška Bistrica (23), Žubejevo (22), Trobelno (20), Laseno (18), Poljana (17), Liplje (16), Trebelno pri Palovčah (11), Klemenčevo (9), Velika Planina (3)

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