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  • Lake Cerknica1 
  • Rakov Skocjan9 
  • Slivnica
  • Sneznik Castle3 


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    Sneznik Castle is the best preserved castle in Notranjska region. It is located under the mountain Sneznik near the place Kozarisce. The castle is built on a rock at the source of the Brezno Spring and the Obrh. Below the castle is the spring dammed into a large pond. In sources the Sneznik Castle was first mentioned in the year 1268 as the hunting post. The formation of the present castle goes to the year 1462. First owners were the Aquileian Patriarchs and later the owners changed several times. Before the war it was the property of the family Schönburg from the vicinity of Dresden. Sneznik Castle is a three storey building with a newer stone bridge that leads to the walls and Renaissance walls in front of the entrance. Two arched stone bridge and the outer towers are Romantic additions of the 19th century. In the castle is preserved all the original fittings, mostly from the 19th. You can feel the throb of life from the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Among the living quarters are the most interesting the room with Egyptian furniture, the dining room and a larger hall arranged into a wedding hall. The castle residents also had an improvised theatre hall and a small library. In vestibules and in all the halls you can see the numerous stuffed animals and trophies. The surroundings have been carefully arranged into a park with riding and walking paths. East of the Sneznik Castle are farms and other additional buildings that house a small hunting museum. Sneznik Castle is a wonderful place for a romantic and unforgettable wedding. The manager of the castle is the National Museum of Slovenia.


    Photos

    Sneznik Castle - Sneznik Castle

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    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> View of Sneznik Castle from east side

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    Outside

    View of Sneznik Castle from east side
    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> Bridge on the Sneznik Castle and brook that flows away from pond

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    Outside

    Bridge on the Sneznik Castle and brook that f...
    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> Sneznik Castle from east side

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    Outside

    Sneznik Castle from east side
    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> Sneznik Castle and flooded field in the start of spring

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    Outside

    Sneznik Castle and flooded field in the start...
    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> Pond on the west side of the castle and promenade over wooden footbridge

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    Outside

    Pond on the west side of the castle and prome...
    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> Sneznik Castle near the village Kozarisce

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    Outside

    Sneznik Castle near the village Kozarisce
    Sneznik Castle - Outside <br> Round tower of Sneznik Castle

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    Outside

    Round tower of Sneznik Castle
    Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood

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    Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood <br> This should serve as cold store

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    Neighbourhood

    This should serve as cold store
    Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood <br> Footbridge over pond on the trail around castle

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    Neighbourhood

    Footbridge over pond on the trail around cast...
    Sneznik Castle - Sneznik Castle

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    Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood <br> Hunting and dormouse museum in Loz Valley

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    Neighbourhood

    Hunting and dormouse museum in Loz Valley
    Sneznik Castle - Inside (rooms)

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    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Canoe

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    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Entrance into castle

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    Museum (rooms)

    Entrance into castle
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Coat-of-arms, armours and fireplace

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    Museum (rooms)

    Coat-of-arms, armours and fireplace
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Wedding hall in Sneznik Castle

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    Museum (rooms)

    Wedding hall in Sneznik Castle
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Ornamented stoves are in many rooms

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    Museum (rooms)

    Ornamented stoves are in many rooms
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Ann's parlour

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    Museum (rooms)

    Ann's parlour
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Original furniture in castle's rooms

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    Museum (rooms)

    Original furniture in castle's rooms
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Room in the Egyptian style

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    Museum (rooms)

    Room in the Egyptian style
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Black dining room

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    Museum (rooms)

    Black dining room
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Room for amusement

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    Museum (rooms)

    Room for amusement
    Sneznik Castle - Museum (rooms) <br> Castle basement in Sneznik Castle

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    Museum (rooms)

    Castle basement in Sneznik Castle

    Castles, manors, towers, forts around

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

    Hotels, Apartments and Rooms

    Stari Trg pri Ložu
    From 10 €
    Gorenje Jezero
    From 30 €
    Grahovo
    From 100 € per room
    Grahovo
    From 35 €
    Cerknica -
    From 46 €
    Žerovnica -
    From 20 €
    Radlek -
    From 60 €
    Ilirska Bistrica -
    From 32 €
    Ribnica -
    From 30 €
    Loški Potok -
    From 30 €
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    Data

    Municipality: CERKNICA (11226 population)

    Settlements in the municipality:

    Cerknica (3928 population), Rakek (2152), Begunje pri Cerknici (658), Unec (524), Grahovo (482),

    Dolenja vas (473), Martinjak (316), Dolenje Jezero (230), Ivanje selo (228), Žerovnica (202), Slivice (176), Lipsenj (135), Selšček (124), Bločice (114), Zelše (107), Gorenje Jezero (99), Bezuljak (91), Podskrajnik (85), Topol pri Begunjah (72), Goričice (71), Bloška Polica (69), Dobec (65), Kožljek (62), Osredek (57), Sveti Vid (46), Kremenca (43), Hruškarje (43), Gorenje Otave (38), Ravne (35), Bečaje (33), Podslivnica (31), Dolenje Otave (27), Otok (26), Ponikve (26), Lešnjake (24), Cajnarje (24), Brezje (23), Štrukljeva vas (22), Otonica (20), Stražišče (19), Mahneti (18), Laze pri Gorenjem Jezeru (18), Tavžlje (17), Jeršiče (17), Župeno (17), Milava (14), Slugovo (13), Zala (13), Reparje (11), Beč (11), Kržišče (11), Pikovnik (11), Rakov Škocjan (9), Pirmane (9), Rudolfovo (8), Hribljane (6), Krušče (6), Zahrib (4), Gora (4), Čohovo (4), Koščake (3), Korošče (2), Kranjče (0), Ščurkovo (0), Zibovnik (0)

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