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Short break for some history

Really nice monastery. Very well preserved. Good location for photography. Fee is around 5€ per... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Maribor, Slovenia
Carthusian monastery

The Carthusian monastery was founded in 12th centuary. It was built by monks from Grande Chantreuse... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Barbara M
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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May 2, 2018
“Short break for some history”
Jan 20, 2018
“Carthusian monastery”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Spitalic 9, Loce pri Poljcanah 3215, Slovenia
+386 3 752 37 32
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Really nice monastery. Very well preserved. Good location for photography. Fee is around 5€ per person. Nice location if you want short break – I was there around 1hour.

Thank Limonchy
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The Carthusian monastery was founded in 12th centuary. It was built by monks from Grande Chantreuse in France. There were built two monasteries, the uper one where monks lived in the stricts rules and lover one in Špitalič village where monks also work as craftmen...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Very interesting display of the life of monks. The recorder story is very picturesque and you basically get the idea of the way they lived hundreds of years ago.

Thank Matjaz R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Žička kartuzija is one of the most interesting medieval ruins (from 12. century) in Slovenia. It has just some special attractions for tourists in the huge complex. First, left to the entrance, is small museum. Second obligatory spot for a visit are preserved walls of...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The monastery is interesting to wander around, part of it is well preserved, inside are also ruins of older structures you can explore. Entrance fee is a bit expensive if you only want to look around the grounds shortly, but does include entrance to the...More

Thank Ben2007
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Zička kartuzija is a nice visiting spot. We were given audio guides that had a very extensive selection of topics covering the monastery, including the daily life, food and history of the monastery.

Thank tuintam05
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It is quite fascinating even for a Slovenian to discover places like this one in their own country. This monastery is definitely something worth visiting. It is located in the mountains, in the middle of nowhere, and because of this it has a really peaceful...More

Thank Tessa M
Reviewed 30 May 2016

A great place, full of history and charm. Well worth a visit and don't miss out the excellent restaurant.

Thank Briandb
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I fell in love with this site when I visited it 20+ yrs ago... At that time it was just old ruins, hidden from the world, the restaurant was closed, nobody in sight - just me and my group. It was amazing, you could hear...More

Thank rabarbara2015
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Old castle and monstery. The place is surrounded with walls and inside there is very nice place for walking. In the summer there are also open air concerts.

Thank DanielLjubljana
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