Attractions

Museum in Kranj

Gorenjska Museum

A beautiful plaza, Glavni trg (Main Square) is populated by Gothic and Renaissance buildings; the ones on the western side with their painted facades, vaulted hallways and arched courtyards are masterpieces. The 16t…
Museum in Kranj

Prešeren Memorial Museum

The restored Prešeren House now contains the Prešeren Memorial Museum in five rooms, two of them with original furnishings. Unfortunately, most of the explanatory notes next to the poet's letters, diaries and manusc…
Architecture in Kranj

Parish Church of St Cantianus

The Parish Church of St Cantianus, which was built on to part of an older church starting in about 1400, is the best example of a hall church (ie one with a nave and aisles of equal height) in Slovenia. The Mount of…
Tower in Kranj

Špital Tower

The gateway to the Old Town, Maistrov trg was the site of the upper town gates in the 15th century. It was the most vulnerable part of Kranj; the steep Kokra Canyon protected the town on the eastern side and thick w…
Castle in Kranj

Khislstein Castle

To the north of the Church of the Holy Rosary (at the end of Tomšičeva ulica northwest of Pungert) is a lengthy section of the restored town wall and Khislstein Castle, part of which was built during the…
Architecture in Kranj

Church of the Holy Rosary

At the end of Tomšičeva ulica northwest of Pungert is the Church of the Holy Rosary, built in the 16th century. It was a Protestant sanctuary during the Reformation. Beside the church are arcades, a foun…