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Place Bled

Bled is a town on Lake Bled in the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia. It is the administrative seat of the Municipality of Bled. It is most notable as a popular tourist destination in the Upper Carniola region and in Slovenia as whole, attracting visitors from abroad too.

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Atlas Obscura 2017
46.04km
This Cyanometer Measures the Blueness of the Sky

And changes color to match it.

Atlas Obscura 2019
46.48km
‘Faces’ of Locksmith Street

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Atlas Obscura 2021
41.6km
Idrija Mercury Mine

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Atlas Obscura 2019
41.22km
Samostan Mekinje Monastery

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Atlas Obscura 2018
41.2km
Kamnik

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Atlas Obscura 2019
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Lečtarski Museum

Discover Lečtarski Museum in Radovljica, Slovenia: Nibble as you learn about Slovenia's longstanding tradition of making beautiful honey cookies.

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Ljubljana
Atlas Obscura 2020
45.44km
Cast-Iron Dogs of Tivoli Castle

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Atlas Obscura 2019
44.87km
Domžale Straw Hat Museum

Discover Domžale Straw Hat Museum in Domžale, Slovenia: A wonderful museum dedicated to the local straw hat industry.

Atlas Obscura 2017
46.95km
The Dream House of Ljubljana’s Most Influential Architect

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Atlas Obscura 2020
28.29km
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46.7km
Audio Guide
Ljubljana City Tour
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Atlas Obscura 2021
45.38km
Ljubljana Mosque

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Atlas Obscura 2021
5.62km
Čebelarski muzej Radovljica (Museum of Apiculture)

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Atlas Obscura 2019
21.37km
Monument to the Fallen Partisan Alpinists

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Audio Guide
Urbirun Ljubljana – Highlights
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Brutalism
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Creina Hotel
Atlas Obscura 2017
46.37km
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Ferantov Vrt Residential and Commercial Complex
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Atlas Obscura 2019
6.18km
Alpine Ski Museum

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Atlas Obscura 2017
32.02km
Hercules vs. the Dragon

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