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Bohinjska Bistrica - Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Zoisov grad s stolpno uro
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Bohinjska Bistrica - Zois Manor with Tower Clock

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Bohinjska Bistrica is the largest village in the Bohinj valley and seat of the community. It is situated between hills Ajdovski gradec and Dobrava and between brooks Bistrica and Belica. The village divides road from the railway station to the Lower and Upper village. In Bohinjska Bistrica are railway tunnel, sports hall, open playground for tennis, football playground, elementary school, bus station, museum, restaurants, shops, private hotels, hotel, health service, local office, tourist informative centre, fire station, monument in memory of Second World War, Zois Manor with Tower Clock, First World War Military Cemetery, the Church of Saint Nicholas, ski center Kobla and other. Next to Aquapark Bohinj is located interesting and beautifully arranged Ceconi’s Park. The Zois Manor with Tower Clock was built in the neo Romanic style in the second half of the 18th century. Above the entrance doors we can see the famous arms. The manor was the residence and administrative building for iron entrepreneurs. In the Lord's garden, which is across the road in the southern side of the castle, is the Zois clock. Baron Ziga Zois built it that ironworkers would come in right time to the work. Ziga Zois was the ironworker, botanist, mineralogist, regenerator and the patron of the Slovenian literature. The castle and other buildings are today reorganized to the restaurant in the medieval style. They can accommodate 80 guestes. By the brook Bistrica they offer place for group and family picnics. Zoisov grad Restaurant serves twenty-five varieties of pizza from the open-hearth oven, original dishes, house specialities and chef's specialities such as Bohinj trout, Zois steak with boletus mushrooms, Emperor steak with asparagus, the Manor platter and other delicious food.

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Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Zois Manor with Tower Clock

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Zois Manor with Tower Clock
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Restauran Zois Manor and parking places

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Restauran Zois Manor and parking places
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Restaurant Zois Manor in Bohinjska Bistrica

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Restaurant Zois Manor in Bohinjska Bistrica
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Road near Zois Manor

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Road near Zois Manor
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Zois Manor

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Zois Manor
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - South side of Zois Manor

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South side of Zois Manor
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Zois Castle in Bohinjska Bistrica

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Zois Castle in Bohinjska Bistrica
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - One of the entrances in Zois Manor

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One of the entrances in Zois Manor
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Tower Clock in Bohinjska Bistrica

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Tower Clock in Bohinjska Bistrica
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Tower Clock near Zois Manor

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Tower Clock near Zois Manor
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Tower Clock

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Tower Clock
Zois Manor with Tower Clock - Tower Clock and Zois Manor in background

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Tower Clock and Zois Manor in background

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Municipality: BOHINJ (5125 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Bohinjska Bistrica (1763 population), Stara Fužina (559), Srednja vas v Bohinju (496), Bohinjska Češnjica (338), Koprivnik v Bohinju (224),

Kamnje (198), Jereka (188), Polje (166), Nomenj (162), Ribčev Laz (159), Gorjuše (147), Nemški Rovt (117), Studor v Bohinju (116), Brod (89), Podjelje (79), Bitnje (72), Savica (57), Ukanc (48), Laški Rovt (41), Ravne v Bohinju (40), Lepence (37), Log v Bohinju (12), Žlan (9), Goreljek (8)