Gorges, canyons, river beds (troughs)
Dovzan Gorge - Lesena brv s pogledom proti Velikemu predoru
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Dovzan Gorge 

Dovzan Gorge - Cascades of the Trziska Bistrica River
Dovzan Gorge - Trziska Bistrica River
Dovzan Gorge - Big Tunnel
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Gorge Dovzan is situated north from town Trzic. Torrential river Trziska Bistrica excavate it to old earthly stratum. River flows over cascade of immense rounded blocks white flintstone conglomerate. Gorge Dovzan is one of central points in Slovenian geological transverzal. It is protected as natural monument because of its unique location of remains fossilizied life plants and animals in stoneware old earthly century Palaeozoic. The oldest and the biggest founded samples of fossils are old around 270 million years. In this place were first founded and described numerous species of special fossils. Particularity of Gorge Dovzan is road tunnel and five pyramidal limy towers, Kušperg formations, where is also settled climbing. In the year 1979 were climbed first free scaled directions, here have begun first directions of ninth level. Through Gorge Dovzan are leaded forest way, geological way, mountain way, way to partisan printing office and belvedere way. In village Cadovlje stands Jemenšnik house, which was built in the year 1766. It is unique example of Karavanken architecture.


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Dovzan Gorge - Entrance point

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Dovzan Gorge - Entrance point <br> Information boars about Dovzan Gorge

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Entrance point

Information boars about Dovzan Gorge
Dovzan Gorge - Entrance point <br> Chapel on Konfin

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Entrance point

Chapel on Konfin
Dovzan Gorge - Cadovlje pri Trzicu <br> Jemensnik Farmstead

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Cadovlje pri Trzicu

Jemensnik Farmstead

Dovzan Gorge - Cadovlje pri Trzicu <br> Jemensnik Pastba

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Cadovlje pri Trzicu

Jemensnik Pastba
Dovzan Gorge - Tarvis Breccia

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Dovzan Gorge - Tarvis Breccia <br> Resting place with information board

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Tarvis Breccia

Resting place with information board
Dovzan Gorge - Tarvis Breccia <br> Stairs with wooden fence

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Tarvis Breccia

Stairs with wooden fence
Dovzan Gorge - Wooden footbridge <br> Small parking area at the wooden footbridge

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Wooden footbridge

Small parking area at the wooden footbridge
Dovzan Gorge - Wooden footbridge <br> Direction sign - Scenic Nature Trail and Viewpoint

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Wooden footbridge

Direction sign - Scenic Nature Trail and View...
Dovzan Gorge - Wooden footbridge

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Dovzan Gorge - Bence Trail (Viewpoint) <br> Path along the rock wall

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Bence Trail (Viewpoin...

Path along the rock wall
Dovzan Gorge - Bence Trail (Viewpoint)

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Dovzan Gorge - Bence Trail (Viewpoint) <br> Bence Trail on galleries above the Big tunnel

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Bence Trail (Viewpoin...

Bence Trail on galleries above the Big tunnel
Dovzan Gorge - Bence Trail (Viewpoint) <br> Climbing descent  - Steel cables and rungs

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Bence Trail (Viewpoin...

Climbing descent - Steel cables and rungs
Dovzan Gorge - Small Tunnel <br> Arrival to the Small Tunnel by Bence Trail

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Small Tunnel

Arrival to the Small Tunnel by Bence Trail
Dovzan Gorge - Small Tunnel <br> Bence Trail through the Small Tunnel

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Small Tunnel

Bence Trail through the Small Tunnel
Dovzan Gorge - Small Tunnel

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Dovzan Gorge - Cascades of the Trziska Bistrica River <br> Bridge over the Trziska Bistrica River at the cascades

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Cascades of the Trzis...

Bridge over the Trziska Bistrica River at the...
Dovzan Gorge - Cascades of the Trziska Bistrica River <br> Information board for cascades

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Cascades of the Trzis...

Information board for cascades
Dovzan Gorge - Geological Pillar

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Dovzan Gorge - Geological Pillar <br> View of the parking area and the road between Cadovlje pri Trzicu and Dolina

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Geological Pillar

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Dovzan Gorge - Big Tunnel

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Dovzan Gorge - Dovzan Gorge

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Dovzan Gorge - Big Tunnel <br> Road through the Big Tunnel

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Big Tunnel

Road through the Big Tunnel
Dovzan Gorge - Big Tunnel <br> Big Tunnel from side

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Big Tunnel

Big Tunnel from side
Dovzan Gorge - Kuspegar Belfries

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Dovzan Gorge - Trziska Bistrica River

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Dovzan Gorge - Trziska Bistrica River

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Dovzan Gorge - Trziska Bistrica River

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Gorges, canyons, river beds (troughs) around

Distances in brackets are approximate air distances. Street distances can be much longer.

Data

Municipality: TRŽIČ (15207 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Tržič (3865 population), Bistrica pri Tržiču (2996), Pristava (911), Križe (898), Podljubelj (807),

Kovor (788), Ročevnica (529), Žiganja vas (481), Sebenje (423), Zvirče (389), Brezje pri Tržiču (366), Loka (354), Lom pod Storžičem (346), Retnje (296), Senično (287), Leše (212), Slap (190), Jelendol (136), Grahovše (136), Čadovlje pri Tržiču (93), Visoče (89), Potarje (85), Breg ob Bistrici (69), Paloviče (67), Dolina (66), Zgornje Vetrno (53), Spodnje Vetrno (53), Hudo (52), Hudi Graben (49), Gozd (31), Brdo (31), Popovo (24), Vadiče (18), Novake (14), Hušica (3)

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