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Polhov Gradec - Old Village Centre

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Polhov Gradec has an interesting old village centre. We can see cultural remarkableness as are Ostetar house, Curacy, street Usrana gasa, house Pri peku, Sever house, inn Gostilna pri Pratkarju, the Culture home of Jakob Trobec, monument for the National Liberation War, church of the Birth of Mary and other. The old village centre is mostly serried round the Church of the Birth of Mary, which was built in years from 1728 to 1736 in the baroque style. It got the present image in the 19th century, when it was increased together with the belfry. Inside is the most interesting golden baroque altar, which was made by the local carver family Facija from the forties in the 18th century. Their workshop was famous because of the excellent quality of work. The village houses were mostly made in the 19th century. They have decorated portals with vegetable and geometric motives. Ostetar house was made in the 16th century. It preserved the late Gothic and baroque windows. It is still original wooden roof inside, stony staircase and stonecutting shaped portals. The Curacy is from the year 1803 and it is the oblongness building. In the street, which is called Usrana gasa, houses got their names by occupations of tradesmen. The house Pri peku (At baker) is from the year 1838 and has the ornament stony portal. The upper part of the house has a typical numerous window openings. The Sever house shows the village life in the 19th century and we can also see the preserved black kitchen. Pristava is the region on the left bank of the Bozna River. Most important house there is inn Gostilna pri Pratkarju, which has the wooden corridor with small column fense.


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Old Village Centre - Polhov Gradec - Old Village Centre

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Polhov Gradec - Old Village Centre
Old Village Centre - Ostetar house

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Ostetar house
Old Village Centre - Ostetar house in Polhov Gradec

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Ostetar house in Polhov Gradec
Old Village Centre - Curacy

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Curacy
Old Village Centre - Path from the Church of the Birth of Mary

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Path from the Church of the Birth of Mary
Old Village Centre - View in the direction of the Church of the Birth of Mary and path to Calvary - Old Castle

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View in the direction of the Church of the Birth of Mary and path to C...
Old Village Centre - Usrana gasa

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Usrana gasa
Old Village Centre - Vine on house

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Vine on house "Pri peku" (At baker)
Old Village Centre - Pri peku

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Pri peku
Old Village Centre - Crossing for Usrana gasa

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Crossing for Usrana gasa
Old Village Centre - Sever house

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Sever house
Old Village Centre - Sever house in Polhov Gradec

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Sever house in Polhov Gradec
Old Village Centre - Path along the old village centre

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Path along the old village centre
Old Village Centre - View of old village centre

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View of old village centre
Old Village Centre - Inn Gostilna pri Pratkarju

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Inn Gostilna pri Pratkarju
Old Village Centre - Brook Bozna

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Brook Bozna
Old Village Centre - Culture home of Jakob Trobec

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Culture home of Jakob Trobec
Old Village Centre - Monument for the National Liberation War

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Monument for the National Liberation War
Old Village Centre - 2nd World War monument in Polhov Gradec

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2nd World War monument in Polhov Gradec
Old Village Centre - Post Office in Polhov Gradec

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Post Office in Polhov Gradec
Old Village Centre - Church of the Birth of Mary <br> Church of the Birth of Mary above old village centre

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Church of the Birth o...

Church of the Birth of Mary above old village...
Old Village Centre - Church of the Birth of Mary <br> Portal

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Old Village Centre - Church of the Birth of Mary <br> Interior

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Old Village Centre - Church of the Birth of Mary <br> Altar

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