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  • GRAD FRIDRIHSTAJN2
    Fridrihštajn Castle

    Fridrihštajn Castle

    Fridrihštajn Castle was built by Frederick 2nd for his mistress Veronika Deseniska in the 15th century. It is located south of Kočevje and today, only ruins remain of the castle.

  • PRAGOZD KROKAR2
    The Krokar Virgin Forest

    The Krokar Virgin Forest

    The Krokar Virgin Forest represents the beauty and intactness of the virgin beech forests on the surface of over 75 hectares. It is a strict reservation, also a part of the Natura 2000 area, and represents an ecosystem of a constantly changing balance between the soil, climate and countless living organisms – from microscopic organisms to bears.

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    Lake Kočevska Reka

    Lake Kočevska Reka

    Lake Kočevska Reka is known as the nesting site of the white-tailed eagle and is registered as a forest reserve.

  • Reka Rinža v mestu Kočevje
    Rinža River

    Rinža River

    The Rinža River is the only river in the Kočevsko polje and a typical karst disappearing river, which is 14 km long. The spring of the river is Reberski well (studenec), located at the foot of Stojna.

  • REKA KOLPA
    The Kolpa River

    The Kolpa River

    Kolpa is a border river between Slovenia and Croatia, which originates in the Risnjak National Park in Croatia and is a very popular spot for visitors.

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    Lake Kočevje

    Lake Kočevje

    Lake Kočevje or Rudnik Lake is one of the cleanest lakes in Slovenia and was formed on the abandoned opencast mine of the brown coal mine of Kočevsko in 1978. With a surface area of 1.5km2 it is suitable for swimming, surfing, boating and diving enthusiasts in the summer and ice skating enthusiasts in the winter, and is famous as a popular fishing destination among fishermen.

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    Luža

    Luža

    The cottage at Luža was built as a residence for forest workers at a time when there was no forest road leading to Luža yet. Adjacent to the larger building was a horse stable and a residence for coachmen.

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    Pugled-Žiben Forest Reserve

    Pugled-Žiben Forest Reserve

    Many World War II memorials are located here along with the ruins of the villages Pugled and Žiben.

  • ELEONORINA JAMA
    Eleonora's Cave

    Eleonora's Cave

    It is 25 meters deep, 130 meters long and has three halls. It lies near the Strmec forest. Entry is only possible with the guidance of cavers and mountaineers, who also take care of it.

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    Ice cave at Stojna

    Ice cave at Stojna

    In the middle of the Stojna Forest Reserve, there is an Ice Cave south of the cottage near Jelenov Studenec. It can also be called an underground glacier. The entrance to the cave is 50 meters deep in the abyss.

  • Kraljica Roga
    The Queen of Rog

    The Queen of Rog

    It is located in Kočevski Rog, near the former sawmill and is one of the most beautiful trees in Rog. With its 55 metres, it is the tallest fir tree in Slovenia.

  • POTOK NEZICA IN SLAPOVI
    Nežica stream and its waterfalls

    Nežica stream and its waterfalls

    The Nežica stream is located by the route Kočevje-Petrina. The highest and most famous of the three waterfalls, the 10 meters high Nežica Waterfall, is visible from the main road.

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