Kamnik Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
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  • Kamnik
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Kamnik Things to Do

  • spring at Wolf's creek

    Every now and then we pay a visit to Slovenian grandest park, Volcji potok - Wolf's creek. When we come back, we wonder why we haven't come more often - it's always different, serene, educative and beautiful. Different through different seasons, and different through ageing just like any other garden, or - person.Great many hours can be spent...

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  • Volcji Potok Arboretum

    This place is interesting in every season of the year. People come here for walks in early spring to enjoy the nature's colorful walking. On hot summer daysto find delight in charming colored flower beds, in autumn to find peace and in winter...Every season brings an unique pleasure.

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    Skofljeloski kruhki - honey bread.Nowadays more or less a typical souvenir in old days a symbol of wealth and prosperity. Usualy shaped as a heart with impressed carnation flower.You can keep them for a long time.

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    The family of elephants in the fullsize. Aren't they amazing. They're "made" of box tree, which is very suitable sort of plant for forming it variously by cutting.

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    The Pyramid El Castillo, Mexico, also named - pyramid of Kukulkana. This ancient monument has got 91 stairs on each side and that is 365 (together with Platform) just like the numbers of the days in one year.

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    The original Statue of Liberty was given to the USA by France. It was a present at centenary of independence of USA. The statue of Liberty was made by French sculpter Frideric Auguste Bartholdi, whilst inside steel construction was made by Gustave Eiffel.

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  • Volcji Potok Arboretum

    This is a miniature of Church constructed by achitect Hunderdwasser from Vienna. I think all miniatures are very accurate shortened originals. They are also decorated with wonderful flowers.

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    Or , the flowers are shapet onto peacock, like this one. This year in Arboretum was a special one. Famous worldwide Minimundus from Austria placed on view their miniature of most known buildings, castles, churches from all over the world.

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  • Volcji Potok Arboretum

    At the end of April and in the first days of May, Tulips flower show is taking place in Volcji Potok Arboretum. Allsorts of tulips in amazing colours are spreading around, some catched in circular flower beds...

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  • Volcji Potok Arboretum

    Volcji Potok Arboretum, which is nearby Kamnik, spreads on eighty hectars of ecologically much diversified ground which is occupied by about 2.500 different types of trees and shrubs.

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  • Volcji Potok Arboretum

    Volcji Potok Arboretum is the most visited botanical park in Slovenia. Visitors from all parts of Europe came to tis place to be fascinated by milions of spring flowers every year.

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  • Velika Planina

    Kamnik is an excellent point for the mountaineering in Kamnik Alps nearby. Velika planina is centuries used for pasturage mostly cattle, which is proven by huts in ancient architecture uniqe for this place. On borders of pasturage there are new tourist huts in the same architecture as old ones, mostly private, and available for renting.

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    Kamnik is a very interesting tourist place today. Many cultural events are happened during the whole year. One of the very picturesque is The National Costumes Day -organized the second weekend in September.

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    By the legend, the stingy countess Veronika refusing to help at building a Chapel was bewitched by halves girl and by halves snake. By the legend, she was a guardian of the hidden treasure near the Little castle.

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    Ruins of Little castle dated back to 12 century. It was built by count Andelski. 1511 it was totaly destroyed by an earthquake. Ever since then, only the ruins remained.

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    A three-stroyed Chapel dedicated to St. Eligij, constructed in romanesqe style and painted in baroque freskoes belongs among the oldest and the most important romanesque monuments.

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    Church of the St. Jacob was built in 1492. Founders of Franciscan monastery were count Hohenwart and count Thurn. The Church and monastery were rebuilt in baroque style in 1695 - 1703. In monastery is very valuable library, which was founded in 1627.

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    The church of Mary's Immaculate Conception, baroque work of architect Gregor Macek (1734) is located in onetime suburb Sutna. A belltower next to the church is the remain of old medieval church.

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    Kamnik was cosmopolitan town, where abode known noble families. Ruins the Old and Little castle, old town centre with the narrow streets reminds us on history of the Kamnik.

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    Kamnik is a historical and old Slovene town. As a town, Kamnik was mentioned in 1229. At that time was prosperous strong in economy. I had its own mint at that time.

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  • "SNOVIK" MINERAL SPA

    When you'll be tired of endless exploration of slovenian beauties, specially if you'll be hiking the Kamnisko-Savinjske Alps, please visit this homely little Spa of Snovik.Snovik is a new Spa complex, built just few years ago (the outdoor pool was opened this year), but the locals are exploiting the medical bennefits of water for decades.Snovik is...

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