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Best things to do in Idrija

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Best museum in Europe for tehnical and industrial heritage. 4 permanent exhibitions covering 500 years of history of the town and mine. Permanent Idrija lace exhibition and new UNESCO exhibition.”
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Natural Feature
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Tourist Information Center
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Museum
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Bar
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Restaurant
“In this museum you get to visit Idrijas Mercury mine. You actually visit the mine and a tourist guide guides you thru the mine. If your visiting Slovenia you need to visit this place.”
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Street Address
“Scopolijev trg nosi ime po slavnem botaniku Scopoliju, je kot prvi idrijski zdravnik služboval v Idriji 15 let od 1754 do 1769. V sosednji stavbi je stanoval in ordiniral, tam visi spominska plošča.”
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Establishment
“Slovenian ancient city world know because of mercury production for 500 years. Well know also for idrijski žlikrofi- etnical dish (tortelini like but very different story, reciepe and taste)”
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Street Address
“Tipična idrijska rudarska hiša je stara 200 let, ozka, visoka, strme strehe, da je sneg čim prej odpadel in majhna okna, da je bila čim boljša izolacija. V taki hiši so živele povprečno štiri družine ”
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Route
“ The Municipal museum Idrija was established in 1953. Its mission is preservation of the cultural heritage in the fields of history, recent history, ethnology, history of arts and technical heritage.”
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Route
“Šele po 2. svetovni vojni se izoblikuje nov mestni trg. Pomembna nekdanja ljudska šola iz leta 1876, zdaj je tam čipkarska šola. Mestna hiša iz leta 1898, na njej plošča slikarja Nikolaja Pirnata.”
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Street Address
“Kindergarden is the nearest place for children to play on a secure outdoor place with lots of amusing facilities. It is open to public.”
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Street Address
“Kamšt v Idriji je največje leseno vodno kolo v Evropi, črpalka na vodni pogon z premerom 13,6 metrov za črpanje vode iz globine 283m iz rudnika.”
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Point of Interest
“Try Žlikfori (dumplings) and Bakalca (meat souce) - typical Idrija Miners food At week days you can get good meal (salad+main dish) for 5€.”
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Street Address
“Nepozabno doživetje v Idriji je obisk enega največjih živosrebrovih rudnikov na svetu. Po petsto letih delovanja se postopno zapira. Najstarejši del rudnika so rudarji ohranili in obnovili v spomin.”
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