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Cankar Memorial House

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House of greatest Slovenian writer

Nice stop during visiting Vrhnika - even if you dont know anything about the greatest Slovenian... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2015
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Charming house museum of Slovenia's man of letters.

Stumbled upon this by chance on a morning walk. Thoroughly enjoyed the short tour that gave a real... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
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Aug 4, 2017
“Charming house museum of Slovenia's man of letters.”
Nov 30, 2016
“Location of birth”
Ivan Cankar is considered the gretest Slowenian writer and playwriter. He was born 10 May 1876 in hamlet of Na klancu in Vrhnika. Cankarwas strongly attached to Vrhnika, which is evident from his description of the town in many of his works. Vrhnika...more
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Na klancu 1, Vrhnika 1360, Slovenia
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Stumbled upon this by chance on a morning walk. Thoroughly enjoyed the short tour that gave a real sense of the life and times of Cankar, his family and Slovenia at that time.

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

Famous writer Ivan Cankar was born in a poor house in the upper part of Vrhnika, not far from small church of St. Lenart. Original house disappeared in a fire when he was three years old. So, this is just a memorial house with black...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Cankar's house has very little to offer. I guess it's nice if you have no idea who he was, because a guide can tell you a bit more about his life. However, there is nothing authentic to see inside since everything burned in a fire....More

Thank Catarina C
Reviewed September 16, 2015

This is an old house, which is the birthplace of one of the greatest Slovenian writers, Ivan Cankar. It is a significant attraction: black cuisine. In the kitchen, the stove is in the open, so the whole room quite black. A very interesting thing.

Thank Borut D
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice stop during visiting Vrhnika - even if you dont know anything about the greatest Slovenian writer Ivan Cankar who used to live in the wooden house which stood there more than a century ago. This is oportunity to learn more about him and life...More

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