Avsenik Museum in Begunje
The museum, which is part of the Avsenik restaurant in the village of Begunje, has an exhibition on the history and development of the Avsenik Brothers Ensemble. The two brothers were founders of this music genre, which today is imitated all over the world.
Bazilika of Mary Help of Christians
The Basilica in the village of Brezje is the work of the famous architect Vurnik and the square in front was arranged by Slovenia’s most famous architect Plečnik.
Originally known as the church of St Vid, the most popular pilgrimage site in the country was elevated to the status of basilica by Pope John Paul II in 1988.
Kropa – the cradle of Slovenian iron forging
The history of iron forging shaped the appearance of the heritage-protected market centre of Kropa village. To this day, numerous well-preserved ironworkers’ houses, water barriers and other equipment can be found, among which is the most exceptional the unique Vigenjc Vice – a foundry for the hand forging of nails, the only one of its type in Slovenia.
Tržič Old Town
Throughout history and today still, Tržič is known for its shoemaking craftsmanship. Besides shoemaking, Tržič was also known for weaving and smithing.
Today, the Old Town is protected as a cultural and historical monument, as it is home to buildings with medieval floor plan, portals decorated with rosettes, a drying holes in the roofs, iron doors and much more.
Linden tree in Žiganja vas
In the centre of a small village there is a mighty linden tree whose estimated age is 500 years and its circumference was measured to be 730 centimetres. The tree is a natural value of national significance. Although its trunk began to decay several years ago, it is still leafy and vigorous.