Jesenice is situated between the Mežakla plateau and the Karavanke mountains. The town is best known among historians for its ironworks, among sports enthusiasts for its ice-hockey, and among lovers of nature for its daffodils. Visitors enthuse about the Stara Sava museum area, with its preserved elements of an ironworks settlement, where the past and the present and intertwined throughout.



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Discover the industrial heritage of Jesenice, a unique European ironworks area


The barracks at Stara Sava is a former 18th century residential house for workers. Today it features a permanent ethnological exhibition with a reconstructed worker’s flat, photograph collection and archive material of the Carniolan Industrial Company (KID), as well as a music school.

The Church of the Assumption at Stara Sava, which was consecreated by Ljubljana’s Bishop Hren on 15th September 1606, served as a sacral place of worship until 1953. Today it is only used occasionally.

Kolpern at Stara Sava is a former charcoal warehouse which has been renovated and now serves as a protocol building with a banquet and conference hall.

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