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Top Choice Museum in Kostanjevica na Krki

Božidar Jakac Art Museum

This is an unexpected treat: superbly varied art in a magnificent setting, surrounded by a garden full of sculptures. The museum's galleries showcase the works of Slovenian artists.About 1.5km southwest of town, thi…
Area in Kostanjevica na Krki

Old Town

No one's going to get lost or tired touring the itsy-bitsy Old Town island of Kostanjevica – walk 400m up Oražnova ulica and 400m down Ulica Talcev and you’ve seen the lot.
Slovenian in Kostanjevica na Krki

Gostilna Žolnir

It's a short walk northeast of the island to this local favourite, which wins praise for its traditional food: lots of štruklji (cheese dumpling) options, grilled calamari, gnocchi with game ragu, and venison fillet…
Bar in Kostanjevica na Krki

Bar Štraus

Fronting the Krka by the northern bridge, this little cafe-bar is the best place for a drink in town, though to be fair it has little competition. The narrow riverfront terrace is where you come to while away a warm…
Microbrewery in Kostanjevica na Krki

Kitcher Brewery

This small local brewery produces four craft beers including their IPA Kitcher Ribič and a stout, Kitcher Jamar. You can tour the brewery here and have a beer tasting.
Church in Kostanjevica na Krki

Parish Church of St James

This 13th-century Romanesque building has a mostly baroque interior. Above the carved stone portal on the western side are geometric designs and decorative plants and trees. On the south side is a 15th-century depic…
Cave in Kostanjevica na Krki

Kostanjevica Cave

This small cave, about 1.5km southeast of town, has 40-minute tours in spring, summer and autumn. The guide will lead you 250m in, past a small lake and several galleries full of stalactites and stalagmites. The tem…
Gallery in Kostanjevica na Krki

Lamut Art Salon

Within a 15th-century manor house, the Lamut Art Salon, a branch of the Božidar Jakac Art Museum, hosts temporary exhibitions by contemporary artists.
Church in Kostanjevica na Krki

Church of St Nicholas

This tiny late-Gothic structure has a presbytery containing brightly coloured frescoes of scenes from the Old and New Testaments painted in 1931.