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Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood

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Rakov Skocjan - Little Natural Bridge
Sneznik Castle
Lake Cerknica - Strzen Stream in summer
Lake Cerknica - Reseto sinkholes
Stari trg pri Lozu - Church of St. George
Rakov Skocjan - Tkalca Cave

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    Sneznik Castle is a wonderful and romantic castle building in Notranjska region. It is located under the mountain Sneznik near the place Kozarisce. The castle is built on a rock at the source of the Brezno Spring and the Obrh. Below the castle is the spring dammed into a large pond. In sources the Sneznik Castle was first mentioned in the year 1268 as the hunting post. The formation of the present castle goes to the year 1462. East of the Sneznik Castle are farms and other additional buildings that house a Hunting and dormouse museum in Loz Valley. In this part is also the information point. The surroundings have been carefully arranged into a park with riding and walking paths. The plan of the park is combined from several two-rowed chestnut and lime avenues, four-rowed entrance avenue and between them are glades with the groups of thees. Today are round the castle footpaths and benches where you can enjoy in nature and views. Sneznik Castle is a wonderful place for a romantic and unforgettable wedding. The manager of the castle is the National Museum of Slovenia.


    Photos

    Neighbourhood - Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood

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    Sneznik Castle - Neighbourhood
    Neighbourhood - Brook below the bridge of Sneznik Castle

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    Brook below the bridge of Sneznik Castle
    Neighbourhood - A little bigger brook later

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    A little bigger brook later
    Neighbourhood - Flooded meadov in front of the castle

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    Flooded meadov in front of the castle
    Neighbourhood - Pond western of the castle

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    Pond western of the castle
    Neighbourhood - This should serve as cold store

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    This should serve as cold store
    Neighbourhood - Footbridge over pond on the trail around castle

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    Footbridge over pond on the trail around castle
    Neighbourhood - Rocks near pond

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    Rocks near pond
    Neighbourhood - Pond near Sneznik Castle

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    Pond near Sneznik Castle
    Neighbourhood - Pond

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    Pond
    Neighbourhood - Footpath around Sneznik Castle

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    Footpath around Sneznik Castle
    Neighbourhood - Benches near the entrance into the castle

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    Benches near the entrance into the castle
    Neighbourhood - Sneznik Castle

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    Sneznik Castle
    Neighbourhood - Parking places near Sneznik Castle

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    Parking places near Sneznik Castle
    Neighbourhood - Monument First Slovenian School of Forestry 1869 - 1875

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    Monument First Slovenian School of Forestry 1869 - 1875
    Neighbourhood - View of the buildings of Hunting and dormouse museum

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    View of the buildings of Hunting and dormouse museum
    Neighbourhood - Hunting and dormouse museum in Loz Valley

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    Hunting and dormouse museum in Loz Valley
    Neighbourhood - Hunting and dormouse museum near Sneznik Castle

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    Hunting and dormouse museum near Sneznik Castle
    Neighbourhood - Information point

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    Information point
    Neighbourhood - Information board Hunting and dormouse museum

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    Information board Hunting and dormouse museum
    Neighbourhood - Coat-of-arms Georg Prinz und herr von Schonburg Waldenburg 1863

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    Coat-of-arms Georg Prinz und herr von Schonburg Waldenburg 1863
    Neighbourhood - Abandoned house near the castle

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    Abandoned house near the castle

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    Data

    Municipality: LOŠKA DOLINA (3731 population)

    Settlements in the municipality:

    Stari trg pri Ložu (814 population), Lož (604), Babno Polje (341), Kozarišče (241), Iga vas (210),

    Pudob (209), Markovec (202), Viševek (176), Nadlesk (175), Vrhnika pri Ložu (167), Podcerkev (120), Podgora pri Ložu (113), Dane (103), Šmarata (89), Vrh (43), Podlož (42), Knežja Njiva (29), Babna Polica (20), Klance (14), Dolenje Poljane (11), Sveta Ana pri Ložu (8)