Glavni Trg

Southeastern Slovenia

The Old Town's main square, home to the neo-Renaissance town hall, was busy undergoing a restoration in 2018; expect it to be fully brushed up when you pass through town.

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1. Town Hall

0.03 MILES

On the Old Town's main square, the neo-Renaissance town hall, out of step with the square’s other arcaded buildings, ostentatiously calls attention to…

2. Franciscan Church of St Leonard

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Southeast of Glavni trg is the yellow Franciscan Church of St Leonard, originally built by monks fleeing the Turks in Bosnia in 1472, and the attached…

3. Jakac House

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The Dolenjska Museum administers Jakac House, which exhibits some of its 830-odd works by prolific painter and local boy Božidar Jakac (1899–1989). The…

4. Dolenjska Museum

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The Dolenjska Museum's impressive collection is spread over a campus of buildings. The oldest, which once belonged to the Knights of the Teutonic Order,…

5. Cathedral of St Nicholas

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Perched above the Old Town, this Gothic cathedral is Novo Mesto’s most important historical monument. It has a 15th-century vaulted (and very floral)…

6. Trška Gora

2.87 MILES

Vineyard-covered Trška Gora (428m) can be reached by road from Mačkovec, about 5km southwest of Otočec. From there, follow the road north for 1km to Sevno…

7. Otočec Castle

3.92 MILES

Perched in the centre of the Krka River and reached via a wooden bridge, Otočec Castle, 1.5km east of Otočec village, showcases both late-Gothic and…

8. Base 20

8.53 MILES

During WWII's early days, the Partisans, under Marshal Tito's command, headquartered in Kočevski Rog's dense forests. Amid limestone caves they operated…