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Monastery in Nova Gorica

Kostanjevica Monastery

On a 143m hill south of the train station (signed 'Grobnica Bourboni'), this monastery was founded by the Capuchin Franciscans in the early 17th century and has a library with 10,000 volumes and 30 incunabula. In th…
Museum in Nova Gorica

Goriško Museum

Three kilometres east of the town, the Goriško Museum resides in the impressive, 17th-century Kromberk Castle. The collection spans rich period furnishings to modern artworks, incorporating religious carvings and de…
Slovenian in Nova Gorica


Rusjan is in a handy spot – next to the TIC and across from the bus station. Downstairs is a cafe with long opening hours, ideal for coffee and sweets; upstairs is a modern dining room where the changing daily lunch…
Wine Bar in Nova Gorica

Vinoteka Solum

This handsome new wine bar takes great pride in offering loads of local wines and foodstuffs (from just across the border, too). There are more than 150 wines from 50 producers, plus cheeses, meats and nibbles.