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Castle Kamen - Grad Kamen
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Castle Kamen 

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Castle Kamen is situated in the village Begunje on narrow passage, which closes valley of Draga. From former powerful castle are today remaining only ruins, which are exemplary ordered and protected before further decaying. Every year they light a bonfire, celebration in honour of nationality – 25th of June and archery tourney. We trace the first records of castle Kamen in the 12th century, when it was still in the property of landlords of Kamen. In the year of 1261 passed over to property of Ortenburzan and later Celjan's, but there is no exact information. Valvasor is reporting, that has here from falling down out of horse killed Herman III., son of Herman II. Celjski. After their extinction in the 1428 has the castle Kamen passed over to possession of Habsburzan's. Owners have later frequent exchanged. Between them was also famous knight Gasper Lambergar, winner of 85 tournaments, which is also praised in national song of Pegam and Lambergar. In 18 th century castle was gave up.


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Castle Kamen - Castle Kamen

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Castle Kamen
Castle Kamen - Castle Kamen

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Castle Kamen
Castle Kamen - Castle Kamen

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Castle Kamen
Castle Kamen - Path to the entrance

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Path to the entrance
Castle Kamen - Entrance in Castle Kamen

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Entrance in Castle Kamen
Castle Kamen - Warning that visit is on self responsibility

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Warning that visit is on self responsibility
Castle Kamen - Lower part of castle

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Lower part of castle
Castle Kamen - Path to the upper part of castle

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Path to the upper part of castle
Castle Kamen - View of the lower part of castle

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View of the lower part of castle
Castle Kamen - Castle walls

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Castle walls
Castle Kamen - Castle walls

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Castle walls
Castle Kamen - View of the lower part of castle

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View of the lower part of castle
Castle Kamen - View of the upper tower

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View of the upper tower
Castle Kamen - Crossing bridge

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Crossing bridge
Castle Kamen - View of the upper part of castle

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View of the upper part of castle
Castle Kamen - Secret exit from the castle

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Secret exit from the castle
Castle Kamen - Staircase that leads to the upper floors

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Staircase that leads to the upper floors
Castle Kamen - View of the other side of upper part of castle

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View of the other side of upper part of castle
Castle Kamen - Urn graves

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Urn graves
Castle Kamen - View of the other side of upper part of castle

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View of the other side of upper part of castle
Castle Kamen - Antiques

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Antiques
Castle Kamen - View of Begunjscica Mountain

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View of Begunjscica Mountain
Castle Kamen - View of houses in front of castle

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View of houses in front of castle
Castle Kamen - Brook Begunjscica near castle

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Brook Begunjscica near castle

Data

Municipality: RADOVLJICA (18872 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Radovljica (6077 population), Lesce (2806), Begunje na Gorenjskem (996), Kropa (752), Kamna Gorica (530),

Lancovo (506), Brezje (474), Ljubno (447), Mošnje (435), Zapuže (387), Posavec (383), Zgoša (369), Vrbnje (357), Podnart (316), Hlebce (276), Črnivec (258), Hraše (240), Poljče (203), Ovsiše (203), Nova vas pri Lescah (199), Spodnja Lipnica (191), Otoče (187), Zgornja Lipnica (181), Dvorska vas (173), Zgornja Dobrava (156), Brezovica (137), Srednja Dobrava (128), Dobro Polje (126), Poljšica pri Podnartu (118), Spodnji Otok (112), Studenčice (108), Češnjica pri Kropi (102), Gorica (89), Zaloše (83), Mišače (71), Prezrenje (70), Zgornji Otok (63), Slatna (62), Vošče (53), Brda (48), Lipnica (47), Spodnja Dobrava (46), Rovte (43), Mlaka (37), Globoko (37), Dobravica (35), Peračica (34), Zadnja vas (33), Ravnica (31), Praproše (30), Srednja vas (23), Noše (4)

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