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Cankar Memorial House

Na klancu 1, Vrhnika 1360, Slovenia
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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 4 August 2017
bakusean
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Baku
Location of birth

Famous writer Ivan Cankar was born in a poor house in the upper part of Vrhnika, not far from small... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
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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 remembers its native son with Cankar Memorial House. Memorial house is opened from thu.-fri.: 9-13, sat. - sun. 14-18.
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4 Aug 2017
“Charming house museum of Slovenia's man of letters.”
30 Nov 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 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.

Thank bakusean
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Reviewed 1 December 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
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Reviewed 24 July 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
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Reviewed 17 September 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
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Reviewed 23 August 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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