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Idrija - Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square)

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Idrija is the oldest mining town in Slovenia. In the middle of the oldest St Ahacij Square we can see the baroque fountain, where was discovered rich mercury ore. The square is surrounded with many buildings and among them are the most prominent mining Theatre, mining Magazine and Antony's shaft – Selstev. The theatre is the oldest preserved stone theatre building in Slovenia, which was built together with the cereals storehouse. Today is Theatre changed into a cinema. Magazin is the theresian monumental building in which they kept and sheltered cereals to miners till the year 1912. Today is in the building city library and galery. On the facade of the Magazine can be seen plates of the famous people, who marked Idrija. Arched passageway is connecting the newest and the oldest square. In Antony's shaft we can the underground world of the Idrija mine. It is the oldest part of the Idrija mine. The entrance to the mine belongs to the oldest preserved gates in the world. The entrance building Selstev in front of the gallery was built in the 18th century. Upon arrival visitors can watch a video projection and learn about five hundred years of mining history by the interesting explanation of the guide.

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Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Idrija - Trg sv. Ahacija (St Ahacij Square)

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Idrija - Trg sv. Ahacija (St Ahacij Square)
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Magazin - Mine granary

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Magazin - Mine granary
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Memorial plates on magazin

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Memorial plates on magazin
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Passage under magazin betwen Saint Ahacij Square and Saint Barbara Street

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Passage under magazin betwen Saint Ahacij Square and Saint Barbara Str...
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Magazin

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Magazin
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Saint Barbara Street along magazin

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Saint Barbara Street along magazin
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Theatre

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Theatre
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Entrance into Theatre

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Entrance into Theatre
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Saint Ahacij Square

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Saint Ahacij Square
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Fountain with four fishes

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Fountain with four fishes
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Fish on the fountain

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Fish on the fountain
Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) - Anthony's shaft - Selstev

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Anthony's shaft - Selstev

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Data

Municipality: IDRIJA (11757 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Idrija (5839 population), Spodnja Idrija (1414), Godovič (725), Črni Vrh (692), Zadlog (283),

Spodnja Kanomlja (250), Vojsko (238), Srednja Kanomlja (155), Predgriže (152), Dole (139), Čekovnik (134), Gorenja Kanomlja (134), Idrijske Krnice (133), Zavratec (131), Jelični Vrh (121), Gorenji Vrsnik (119), Gore (117), Lome (110), Ledine (93), Idrijski Log (83), Govejk (82), Idrijska Bela (71), Ledinske Krnice (70), Razpotje (69), Masore (65), Mrzli Vrh (55), Spodnji Vrsnik (46), Idršek (38), Pečnik (34), Korita (26), Ledinsko Razpotje (26), Potok (24), Mrzli Log (24), Žirovnica (23), Strmec (22), Rejcov Grič (13), Kanji Dol (6), Javornik (1)

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