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Bistra

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Bistra is a village, which belongs to the Municipality of Vrhnika. The village with a carthusian monastery is named by karstic springs which spring here.
Bistra is well known by the monastery and later Castle Bistra, which is today a Technical Museum of Slovenia, the source of Ljubljanica River, a castle park and a forest educational path.
The beginnings of the monastery began in 1220, when duke Bernard Spanheim invited to Carniola first Carthusian monks. Bistra was one of four monastery of Carthusian monks in Slovenia. In the museum they have permanent collections from forestry, hunting, fishing, transport, woodworking, electricity, textile, agriculture, printing and other. In the collection of transport are interesting collections of cars before and after World War II., cars of Josip Broz – Tito, cars of national production, motorcycles and bicycles.
Castle park is very nice arranged and interwind with many walking paths. In this part is also a cafe and a pavilion for romantic weddings. The Forest Educational Trail is located directly above the museum of Bistra. From here is also a nice view to surroundings. It is about 2300 meters long and goes through beech and fir forest.


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Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Footbridges between carthusian monastery and other museum buildings

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Footbridges between carthusian monastery and ...
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Road between Borovnica and Vrhnika

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Road between Borovnica and Vrhnika
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Main entrance in the former charterhouse with small tower

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Main entrance in the former charterhouse with...
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> West tract of Bistra Carthusian Monastery

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Carthusian Monastery ...

West tract of Bistra Carthusian Monastery
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Arcaded corridors on the south tract of Bistra monastery

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Arcaded corridors on the south tract of Bistr...
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Central part of carthusian monastery

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Central part of carthusian monastery
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> The oldest preserved part of former charterhouse

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Carthusian Monastery ...

The oldest preserved part of former charterho...
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Statue of Saint Hubert

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Statue of Saint Hubert
Bistra - Carthusian Monastery (Charterhouse) <br> Five scenes from the life of St. Jozef on the chapel arch

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Carthusian Monastery ...

Five scenes from the life of St. Jozef on the...
Bistra - Technical museum of Slovenia <br> Fury

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Bistra - Technical museum of Slovenia <br> Venetian Saw

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Bistra - Technical museum of Slovenia <br> Textiles

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Bistra - Technical museum of Slovenia <br> Woodenware

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Bistra - Technical museum of Slovenia <br> Lynx

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Bistra - Technical museum of Slovenia <br> Collection of the old cars

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Technical museum of S...

Collection of the old cars
Bistra - Park

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Bistra - Park <br> View of park through arched entrance

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Park

View of park through arched entrance
Bistra - Park <br> Promenade in park

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Park

Promenade in park
Bistra - Park <br> Pond in the park of the former Bistra Charterhouse

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Park

Pond in the park of the former Bistra Charter...
Bistra - Ljubljanica spring

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Bistra - Ljubljanica spring <br> Mills near the source

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Ljubljanica spring

Mills near the source
Bistra - Forest educational trail <br> Defensive tower with walls above Bistra Charterhouse

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Forest educational tr...

Defensive tower with walls above Bistra Chart...

Hotels, Apartments and Rooms

Vrhnika
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Breg pri Borovnici
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Data

Municipality: VRHNIKA (16291 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Vrhnika (8413 population), Verd (1891), Bevke (929), Drenov Grič (914), Stara Vrhnika (730),

Sinja Gorica (542), Podlipa (467), Velika Ligojna (391), Blatna Brezovica (347), Lesno Brdo (344), Smrečje (258), Mala Ligojna (152), Mizni Dol (147), Strmica (142), Zaplana (114), Mirke (111), Prezid (102), Jerinov Grič (56), Bistra (46), Trčkov Grič (43), Pokojišče (38), Padež (33), Zavrh pri Borovnici (33), Marinčev Grič (28), Jamnik (20)

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