The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia,
State map in measure 1 : 1.000.000, 1995
The old city centre has many important buildings. Among them are Carpaccio square with Taverna, Saint Justina’s column and fountain, fountain Da Ponte, the Muda Gate, Praetorian Palace (Pretorijska palača), cathedral and the defence tower, square Brolo with the park, Fontico with the heraldic decoration, Palace Tarsia, Palace Almerigogna, Palace De Belli, the Rotunda of the Assumption. Carpaccio Square is embellished with the Carpaccio House, the Gothic building from the 15th century. It was the residence of the Venetian painter Benedetto Carpaccio, the son of the famous Vittore. They le ...
Ljubljana is the main city of Slovenia. It has a lively city centre, which is especially vivid in the warm summer nights, and attracts many tourists. The important sights are Ljubljana Castle, the Town House, chapel of Saint George, the main market hall, Presern Square, Three Bridges, the cathedral (also known as the Church of Saint Nicholas), the Old Square and Upper Square, Shoemaker’s Bridge and many other wonderful attractions. The track cable railway to Ljubljana Castle is especially picturesque. The castle is situated on the hill above the city and it has the most dramatic situatio ...
Piran is the old port city in Slovenian Istra. The city is bilingual, Italian and Slovenian. The Italian name for the city is Pirano. It is situated in the cape of the Piran peninsula. Piran has kept its medieval appearance with narrow streets and closely built houses, which gives it a typical Mediterranean character and special charm. On a hill above the houses is the church of Saint George with a high tower, and many paintings and artwork inside. Piran has been settles since before Roman times. In the years between 1909 and 1953, Piran was connected with Portoroz and Lucija by the elec ...
Skofja Loka has the best preserved old city center in Slovenia. This center is bordered by rocky terraces that were shaped by the Sora Rivers. Since the Middle Ages, the old city has consisted of two squares: the city square or “Plac” and the lower square, the “Longtrg”. There are many interesting buildings, like the Nuns’ church, the rocky Capuchin bridge, Homan’s house, and the town school. Other interesting buildings include the former almshouse, Zigon’s house, Marija’s sign, the old Town Hall, the Parson’s house, and Martin’s house, which is the style of the last century. The ...
Brežice is a town with interesting old centre. We can see the Castle Brezice, where is the museum, Castle granary, Music school Brezice, old pharmacy, the house of family Del Cott, Town Hall – Rotovz, Parish Church of St. Laurence in Brezice, Aqueduct tower and many other. The museum is open for tourist visits. Permanent collections are the ethnological collection, an archaeological collection, a rebellious collection, art and history collection, a collection of recent history and a memorial exhibition of painter and graphic artist Franje Stiplovsek, founder of the Museum Brezice. The ...
Celje is the third largest city in Slovenia. The remains of a material culture histrically bear witness to wealthy and stormy centuries. In Roman times Celje was named Claudia Celeia and it was a rather strong and wealthy town. When people migrated, Celje was ruined. In the Middle Ages it is mentioned again in the year 1125, but its its unpredictable success reached its zenith in the 14th and 15th century. At that time Celje was under the authority of the Celje Counts and it would become the head town of the extensive Central European-Balkan region. Celje received its town rights in the ...
Crnomelj is the central and the biggest town in Bela krajina. It lies high under the confluence of the river Lahinja and at the affluent of the river Doblicica. Crnomelj was settled since the older Iron Age. The city has because of its geographical position, beside the main road, only two parallel streets. This has changed only a little with the years. Crnomelj is first mentioned in the year 1228 with the name Schirnomel. The city got town rights in the year 1407. Crnomelj was in the 15th century secured against Turks with the walls and they also dug out the moat. The important things to ...
In the old town centre we can see the St. Ahacij Square with the baroque fountain, where was discovered rich mercury ore, mining theatre and mining magazine, Town Hall and Lace School Idrija in the Town Square, Franciska's Shaft, Church of the Holy Trinity, first Secondary School, Scopoli's House, who was the first Idrija's medicine doctor, Miner's House, chapel, public aquarium and much more. Old town centre Idrija has beside the oldest St. Ahacij Square, newest Town Square, also the Scopoli Square and Aumeski Square, which is named by the French cist Aumetz, which is twinned with Idrij ...
Izola is a littoral town, which has interesting old city centre. It includes Manziolijev trg with neighbourhood, Soncno nabrezje, Trg padlih za svobodo with neighbourhood, Trg republike with neighbourhood, Trg svetega Mavra with neighbourhood, Veliki trg with neighbourhood, Ulica Alme Vivoda with neighbourhood and other. Izola hides many wonderful things. You can see the Italian elementary school Dante Alighieri, Parenzana museum, the Church of St. Mary of Haliaetum, port (madrac), archades from the year 1531, which were in complex with Fontika and Loza, Municipal palace (City Hall), fou ...
Kamnik has an interesting old town centre. The central part of the old town centre is the Mali grad (Small Castle) around which are situated the following squares and streets: Glavni trg, Samostanska ulica, Sutna, Sadnikarjeva ulica, Trg svobode, Prešernova ulica, Maistrova ulica, Franciskanski trg etc. On the Glavni trg are situated the Gallery of Miha Males, Tourist information centre, the Coffeehouse Veronika, where are taking place cultural and entertainment events, the stony fountain, which is the work of the sculptor Leon Homar etc. At the end of the Glavni trg is the statue of gen ...
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Maribor is the centre of Stajerska Region and the second largest Slovenian town. It has varied historical past. As the city was first mentioned in the year 1254. Already one year later the local people began to built two kilometres long town walls, which limited the old city kernel. The walls were additional strengthen with defensive towers, which are Judgement (Port) Tower, Celigij Tower and Water Tower. Old town centre hides many interesting buildings and places like Lent, Old Wine, the Bay of Koblar, Maribor Island, Koroska Bridge, the Church of Saint Joseph and the fountain, the Old ...
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|Most na Soci|
The village Most na Soci is situated in the Municipality Tolmin. It lies in the confluence of the Idrijca and Soca river. Till the year 1952 the place was called Saint Lucia. The place Most na Soca is very well – known by the wonderful artificial lake for the hydroelectric station Doblar. The lake just invites you to go for a walk and to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings. You can also drive with the tourist boat called Lucia. In the old town centre you can stay overnight in the Hotel Lucija. The inn Vuga offers you lots of delicious goodness. The place Most na Soci was settled already ...
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 ...
Ptuj has a beautiful and interesting old town centre. Above the city is proudly raising a Ptuj Castle in which is today a museum. In the old town centre we can see the Minorite Square, Slovenian Square, City Square, Drava Street and other. In Slovenian Square is the St. George Church, Orpheu' s Monument and other. In this part is also the Hotel Mitra, which is famous by thematic furnished rooms in five styles. On the Minorite Square is situated the Minorite Monastery, which was established by Lords of Ptuj. In the City Square we can see the City Hall, monument dedicated to St. Florjan an ...
Smartno is one of the most beautiful villages in the centre of Goriska brda. It was built on the remains of the Roman stronghold. In written sources was first mentioned in 1317. The walls with towers were built for defence against Turkish invasions in the first half of the 16th century. Sometimes had had possessions here the Counts of Gorizia, but after death of last one the Goricko Region inherited the Habsburg emperor Maximilian. Smartno is included in the connection of antiturkish camps and villages in Brdo and Primorska Region. As a frontier fortress was a village until the middle of ...
Tržič is the city, which is situated in the confluence of Bistrica and Mošenik. In the year 1492 has emperor Friderik III. raised Tržič from village to square. From the year 1985 the city is secured like cultural monument. In the year 1811 was destroyed in the fire more than 200 houses and workshops. From then have under renovation gave an order that has determined special regulation for obligatory placing of metal door and shutters, which have become genuine European particularity. All buildings also have following common characteristics: portals ornamented with rosettes with the year o ...
Vrhnika is a town, which is a centre of Municipality of Vrhnika. It is located by the old road from Ljubljana to Postojna. It lies on the slopes of Pokojnik plateau and on the western side of Ljubljansko swamp. The beginning and development of the city is connected with ships and traffic on the Ljubljanica River, which springs here on several places. Vrhnika is also situated on area, where is the shortest passage from Ljubljana basin over the karst and Inner Carniola forest plateau to the sea. The place of today's Vrhnika was already settled before the arrival of Romans. In written sourc ...
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