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Monument(s) in a nice part of town.

Is the monument the obelisk shown at the top of the TripAdvisor entry or is it the bulky statue of... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Kent, United Kingdom
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A mixture

Visitors don't know much about Kranj and Prešeren. They put on adviser photos of the Prešeren's... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
Miha P
Maribor, Slovenia
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Jul 12, 2018
“A truly dramatic sculpture of the Slovenian National Poet”
Jul 20, 2017
“Monument(s) in a nice part of town. ”
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Glavni trg 6 | ob Presernovem gledaliscu, Kranj 4000, Slovenia
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

This dramatic sculpture became even more dramatic when I learned that originally it was far too big and a clever bit of cut and paste was needed. Remember to visit the restored Preseren Memorial Museum in Kranj to learn more about this Slovenian literary giant....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Is the monument the obelisk shown at the top of the TripAdvisor entry or is it the bulky statue of the man a stone's throw away shown in other photos? It seems unclear, either way both are decent enough edifices worth running your eye over...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Most tourists might pass him by, but he is the national poet of Slovenia and most Slovenians regard him highly and own a lot to him. If you really like to get into the culture and folklore when visiting a country, than please mind this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

Visitors don't know much about Kranj and Prešeren. They put on adviser photos of the Prešeren's monument in Ljubljana in Kranj and add pictures of the fountain in Kranj.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Miha P
Reviewed January 19, 2017

It is just another monument for most of the tourst - but if you are Slovene or you know the famous poet, than t is more interesting to stop...

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank izif_37
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Actually, this is one of the few tourist-like sites in whole of Kranj. Very nice monument, recently renovated as it seems.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Kranj is a lovely town with a nice but rather small town square. Preseren's Monument seemed nice there.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed January 3, 2016

Had never heard of France Preseren until we stopped in Kranj ! Actually had never heard of Kranj either till then ! Found out he was the eminent Slovenia Poet & Author of the 19th Century but he died young in Kranj in 1849. I...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Skeney57
Reviewed December 27, 2015

Kranj has a small square between parish church and the theater. They put a huge bronze sculpture of Prešeren there. He seems as a hero, not a delicate poet. Arrangement of square with some trees and other urban furniture is far from perfect.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Miha P
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