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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 - Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Car parking in front of Arboretum
Car parking in front of Arboretum
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Entrance - tickets office for Arboretum
Entrance - tickets office for Arboretum
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Promenade
Promenade
Arboretum Volcji Potok - South Park in Arboretum Volcji Potok
South Park in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Straw duck
Straw duck
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Straw duck and flowers
Straw duck and flowers
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Lake of Red Maple Tree
Lake of Red Maple Tree
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Big Lake in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Big Lake in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Swan in Big Lake
Swan in Big Lake
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Administration of Arboretum and toilet
Administration of Arboretum and toilet
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Rosary (Rosarium) in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Rosary (Rosarium) in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Upper English Park with tulips in Arboretum
Upper English Park with tulips in Arboretum
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Upper English Park with tulips
Upper English Park with tulips
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Leo Souvan Monument - Park projector of Volcji potok
Leo Souvan Monument - Park projector of Volcji potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Season coffehouse from Old Park direction
Season coffehouse from Old Park direction
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Season coffehouse
Season coffehouse
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Pavilion - Boljka Gallery
Pavilion - Boljka Gallery
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Place where former manor stood
Place where former manor stood
Arboretum Volcji Potok - French Park in Arboretum
French Park in Arboretum
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Fountain with imaginary manor back
Fountain with imaginary manor back
Arboretum Volcji Potok - French Park
French Park
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Lake Otocec
Lake Otocec
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Lake Otocec in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Lake Otocec in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Playground
Playground
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Granary with Slovene rustic garden
Granary with Slovene rustic garden
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Corn-rack
Corn-rack
Arboretum Volcji Potok - West Park
West Park
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Corn-rack at sunset
Corn-rack at sunset
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Small train that drives around park in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Small train that drives around park in Arboretum Volcji Potok
Arboretum Volcji Potok - Flowers <br> Tulips in Arboretum Volcji Potok

Flowers

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

Flowers

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

Flowers

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

Minimundus

Palazzo Vecchio

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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), Buč (178), Stahovica (178), Košiše (171), Motnik (168), Zagorica nad Kamnikom (159), Oševek (150), Gozd (137), Golice (137), Rožično (134), Sela pri Kamniku (133), Kregarjevo (130), Stolnik (123), Krivčevo (120), Velika Lašna (120), Brezje nad Kamnikom (116), Podstudenec (108), Češnjice v Tuhinju (107), Zduša (95), Laniše (94), Jeranovo (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), Okroglo (62), Podhruška (62), Ravne pri Šmartnem (61), Gradišče v Tuhinju (60), Zakal (58), Sidol (55), Kališe (55), Rudnik pri Radomljah (53), Snovik (53), Stara sela (52), Stebljevek (49), Hruševka (49), Podlom (42), Kostanj (41), Zgornje Palovče (40), Vranja Peč (36), Mali Rakitovec (35), Gabrovnica (34), Podjelše (33), Briše (33), Potok v Črni (32), Pirševo (32), Črni Vrh v Tuhinju (31), Vir pri Nevljah (29), Vaseno (29), Vodice nad Kamnikom (29), Kršič (28), Veliki Rakitovec (28), Sovinja Peč (28), Zajasovnik - del (26), Znojile (26), Smrečje v Črni (25), Podbreg (25), Zavrh pri Črnivcu (25), Praproče v Tuhinju (24), Tučna (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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