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Gallery in Slovenj Gradec

Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts

The Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, on the first floor of the former town hall, counts among its permanent collection bronze sculptures by Franc Berneker (1874–1932) and naive paintings by Jože Tisnikar (1928–98). Tis…
International in Slovenj Gradec

Restavracija Paradiso

The closest Slovenj Gradec gets to fine dining is this restaurant in the Hotel Slovenj Gradec. The plošče (platters) for sharing are especially good value (€20 to €24), as are the daily set menus (€8 to €9). The men…
Slovenian in Slovenj Gradec

Gostilna Murko

About 400m north of the centre on the Mislinja River, Gostilna Murko is a four-star roadside inn popular with Austrian tourists. It's been here for decades and is still serving solid and reliable Slovenian dishes.
Cafe in Slovenj Gradec

Šlaščičarna Šrimpf

This long-established cafe draws the crowds with its fabulous cakes. Try the zagrebska (€2), a rich concoction of custard, cream, chocolate and flaky pastry.
Cafe in Slovenj Gradec

Mestna Kavarna

This retro-style cafe on the corner of Glavni trg is one of the most comfortable places in town to tip back a coffee or maybe even something stronger.
Bar in Slovenj Gradec

Pisarna Cafe Lounge Bar

This black-and-white themed bar is a popular student hangout; there's a decent buzz here on weekend evenings.
Museum in Slovenj Gradec

Koroška Regional Museum

This museum, on two floors of the former town hall, has several permanent collections. They range from ethnological items relating the history of Slovenj Gradec and the Koroška region, from painted beehive panels to…
Church in Slovenj Gradec

Church of the Holy Spirit

The Church of the Holy Spirit (1494), once the chapel of the town hospital, has an interior covered with Gothic frescoes by Andrej of Otting. The 27 panels on the north wall represent the Passion of Christ; the scen…
Church in Slovenj Gradec

Church of St Elizabeth

The sombre Church of St Elizabeth, with a 50m-tall belfry, was built in 1251 and is the town’s oldest structure. Aside from the Romanesque nave and a couple of windows, almost everything here is baroque, including t…
Concert Venue in Slovenj Gradec

Slovenj Gradec Cultural Centre

Classical music concerts are sometimes held at both the Church of St Elizabeth and this centre, which also has a small cinema showing films between 8pm and 10pm Friday to Sunday.