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Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House

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Cankar's memorial house in situated in the city Vrhnika. It stands in the region, which is called Na klancu. Sometimes was called the slope of the poor people. Cankar's memorial house is the easiest available, if we leave the car in the Cankar Square, in the centre of the city, where is also the hotel Mantova. Then you go up, against the hill in the Old Street, where you can see in the nearby distance the Church of the Holy Trinity. The house got today's image in the year 1880. Here is now the museum. The former house was straw - covered and wooden. Ivan Cankar was born in the year 1876. When the house burnt, the Cankar family moved upon the whole Vrhnika. They lived in different houses and gave up stables. In the museum you can see black kitchen with the accessories, living room, chamber and the balcony. They are exhibited Cankar's own drawings, books and you can see Cankar's family tree. The furniture and the other equipment are from the turning of the century. It was contributed from the local people and relatives. Ivan Cankar was the first Slovenian professional writer. It was also the poet and dramatist. It was born in the poor proletarian tradesman's family like the eight child. It belongs between four representatives of the Slovenian modernism, beside Zupancic, Kette and Murn. His most famous works are Na klancu (At the slope), Kralj na Betajnovi (King at Betajnova), Hlapci (Farm workers) and many others. The novel Na klancu (At the slope) is consecrated to his mother. It is his the most extensive work.


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Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's memorial house

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Cankar's memorial house
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's memorial house Na klancu in Vrhnika

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Cankar's memorial house Na klancu in Vrhnika
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Memorial tablet on Cankar's house

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Memorial tablet on Cankar's house
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Black kitchen

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Black kitchen
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Accessories in the kitchen

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Accessories in the kitchen
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Wooden pail

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Wooden pail
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Vessels in the black kitchen

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Vessels in the black kitchen
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's memorial house - black kitchen

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Cankar's memorial house - black kitchen
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's memorial house - living room

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Cankar's memorial house - living room
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Dining table

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Dining table
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Bed

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Bed
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Balcony

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Balcony
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Water closet - toilet

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Water closet - toilet
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Baker's oven

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Baker's oven
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's own drawings

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Cankar's own drawings
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's books

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Cankar's books
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Cankar's family tree

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Cankar's family tree
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Na klancu - view of the Stara cesta (Old road)

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Na klancu - view of the Stara cesta (Old road)
Na klancu - Cankar's Memorial House - Na klancu - the way to the Church of Holy Trinity

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Na klancu - the way to the Church of Holy Trinity

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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)