Kranjska Gora - Statue of Kekec - Kranjska Gora - Kip Kekca
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Kranjska Gora - Statue of Kekec

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Kranjska Gora is located in the area of the Zgornjesavska valley at the confluence of the Pisnica to the river Sava Dolinka, under the mighty peaks of the Razor (2601 m), Vitranc (1631 m) and Mala Mojstrovka (2332 m). Kranjska Gora is the centre and the largest place in the Zgornjesavska valley. It is the world famous winter sports centre and the mountain resort.
Around the old village centre developed a new, tourist part with pensions, hotels, private rooms and apartments, vacation homes, facilities for sport activities, restaurants, bars, shopping centre and many other. It is also the centre of the municipality of Kranjska Gora. The most known cultural attractions in the old part are the Church of the Assumption and the 300-year-old Liznjekova house.
In Kranjska Gora was born a famous youth writer Josip Vandot (1884 – 1994), author of popular children's stories of shepherd boy Kekec. On his birth house is a memorial plate (Podbreg 27) and in the Liznjekova house is a permanent exhibition of his life and work. Bronze statue of a child with a whistle – Kekec is located in a small park northeast of the Hotel Lek, near the crossroads of the main road Kranjska Gora – Vrsic and the street of Josip Ticar. The statue of Kekec was donated by the sculptor Nebojsa Mitrić in 1982.


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Statue of Kekec - Kranjska Gora - Statue of Kekec

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Kranjska Gora - Statue of Kekec
Statue of Kekec - Statue of Kekec near the crossing of the Ulica dr. Josipa Ticarja and main road from Kranjska Gora - Vrsic

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Statue of Kekec near the crossing of the Ulica dr. Josipa Ticarja and ...
Statue of Kekec - Statue of Kekec in Kranjska Gora

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Statue of Kekec in Kranjska Gora
Statue of Kekec - Statue of Kekec

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Statue of Kekec
Statue of Kekec - Park at the Hotel Lek

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Park at the Hotel Lek
Statue of Kekec - View to the Hotel Lek

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View to the Hotel Lek
Statue of Kekec - Old drinking trough

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Old drinking trough

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Data

Municipality: KRANJSKA GORA (5212 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Kranjska Gora (1491 population), Mojstrana (1098), Gozd Martuljek (636), Dovje (620), Rateče (618),

Podkoren (390), Belca (161), Log (95), Zgornja Radovna (71), Srednji Vrh (32)