Rakov Skocjan is an interesting landscape park, which attracts many visitors. The St. Kancijan Church was built in the 16th century. It was made by refugees before Turks from Rakek and Unec. They settled in this region permanently.The St. Kancijan was the patron of the people who were persecuted. The place on which are standing the ruins are the archaeological point. Rakov Skocjan is 6 kilometres long and it is the natural pearl of the Notranjska region. Through the valley goes marked circular naturalistic path, where can be seen all the most important natural and cultural remarkablenesses. The natural remarkablenesses are also Zelska cave, Little Natural Bridge, Big Natural Bridge, sinkhole Kotel, Tkalca Cave, old fir stand, the source of the Rak, old oak – dob and others.
Rakov Skocjan - Ruins of St. Cantianius Church
Path to the St. Cantianius Church
Ruins of St. Cantianius Church
Old ruins of St. Cantianius Church
Ruins of St. Cantianius Church - Altar
Ruins of St. Cantianius Church - Window
Window of St. Cantianius Church
Avenue planted with trees near main road through Regional Park Rakov S...
Forester's cottage Rakov Skocjan
Municipality: CERKNICA (11491 population)
Settlements in the municipality:
Cerknica (4061 population), Rakek (2140), Begunje pri Cerknici (727), Unec (580), Grahovo (484),
Dolenja vas (471), Martinjak (290), Dolenje Jezero (238), Ivanje selo (210), Slivice (182), Žerovnica (180), Selšček (154), Lipsenj (125), Gorenje Jezero (122), Bločice (109), Zelše (100), Bezuljak (90), Goričice (88), Podskrajnik (88), Bloška Polica (84), Kožljek (69), Topol pri Begunjah (65), Dobec (62), Kremenca (59), Osredek (54), Hruškarje (47), Gorenje Otave (46), Sveti Vid (43), Podslivnica (33), Štrukljeva vas (32), Bečaje (32), Ravne (31), Ponikve (27), Brezje (26), Otonica (26), Dolenje Otave (26), Župeno (25), Otok (22), Cajnarje (20), Mahneti (17), Jeršiče (17), Slugovo (17), Laze pri Gorenjem Jezeru (16), Tavžlje (15), Lešnjake (15), Rakov Škocjan (14), Pikovnik (12), Krušče (11), Zala (11), Milava (10), Stražišče (10), Reparje (8), Hribljane (8), Beč (7), Pirmane (7), Kržišče (6), Zahrib (5), Rudolfovo (5), Čohovo (4), Koščake (3), Gora (2), Korošče (2), Kranjče (1), Ščurkovo (0), Zibovnik (0)