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Place Postojna

Postojna is a town in the traditional region of Inner Carniola, 35 kilometers from Trieste, in southwestern Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Postojna.

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Atlas Obscura 2019
49.76km
Domžale Straw Hat Museum

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Grožnjan Town Loggia

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Bears, beers & mindfulness in Kočevje, Slovenia (3-days)
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Samostan Mekinje Monastery

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A Valhalla for Computer and Gaming Geeks

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Atlas Obscura 2017
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Stara Elektrarna (The Old Power Station)

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Atlas Obscura 2020
37.88km
Cast-Iron Dogs of Tivoli Castle

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The Dream House of Ljubljana’s Most Influential Architect

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Ljubljana
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Faro della Vittoria (Victory Lighthouse)

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Svetište Sv. Marije na Škriljinah (The Sanctuary of St. Mary of the Rocks)

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Ferantov Vrt Residential and Commercial Complex
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Bora Trieste

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The ‘Hairy Stone’ Fortress of Croatia

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Ljubljana Mosque

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This Cyanometer Measures the Blueness of the Sky

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Rijeka Tunnel

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Hotel Adriatic II
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Soteska Pekel (Hell Gorge)

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Urbirun Ljubljana – Highlights
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Torpedo Launch Station

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Santuario di Monte Grisa
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Creina Hotel
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Slovenian Railway Museum

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Ljubljana City Tour
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A Remarkably Preserved ‘Danse Macabre’ Fresco

A pristine depiction of the medieval dance of death.

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Sportska Dvorana Mladosti (Sports Hall “Youth”)
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Škocjan Caves

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Arco di Riccardo

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Idrija Mercury Mine

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The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design

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