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Home of Spiritual Retreat

 

Spiritual retreat

Work began on what was originally a hotel and is today a spiritual retreat (known, somewhat familiarly, as the "Logar Sisters' Hotel") in the mid-1930's, and it was opened in 1938. When it was still a hotel it became a popular excursion spot, and even a kind...


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The Chapel of Christ the King

 

The Chapel of Christ the King

The renowned Slovene architect Jože Plečnik drew up designs for this chapel in 1930 on the initiative of local farmers and a certain Dr. Šuman. It was intended that it should act as a small church, dedicated to the memory of Dr....


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Wooden Granaries

 

Wooden Granaries

The wooden granaries or “kašte” are part of the rich heritage not only of the Logar Valley but also of the Solčavsko region as well as the Savinja Valley. They constituted an integral part of agricultural holdings, as they were used to store...


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Charcoal Burning

 

Charcoal Burning

In the 19th century, charcoal burning was widely practiced in the Logar Valley. It was used by the locals at smithies and was also exported elsewhere, mostly to Bad Eisenkappel. Charcoal burning changed the appearance of the valley, as a lot of beech trees in...


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Woodcutter’s Hut

 

Woodcutter’s Hut

By the Trail through the Logar Valley, there is a woodcutter’s hut and beside it a wooden wood chute. In their vicinity, attentive observers can spot mule deer, and in the hut, they can experience the pleasant crackling of the fire burning in the...


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Logarski kot Herdsman’s Hut

 

Logarski kot Herdsman’s Hut

This house, where herdsmen from the Logar family would make cheese during the summer months whilst tending their cattle in the high pastures, is tucked away in a corner of the Logarska Dolina Valley. Built around 1930, it is one of the few...


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The Podbrežnik chapel

 

The Podbrežnik chapel

This chapel, situated on the Podbrežnik farm at the lower end of the Logarska Dolina Valley, has been colourfully painted almost in its entirety, both inside and out, by an unknown folk artist. It is a good example of the type of chapel that farmers in...


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Images of the Past

 

Images of the Past

Even as long ago as the beginning of the 20th century, the Logar Valley was known as a region boasting amazing views and an interesting place to visit. Photographs from various eras have been preserved that portray the development of the cultural landscape of...


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