"Kropa" Kropa by olja1234

Kropa Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 76 photos


Kropa is located at the bottom of amphitheatre, created by the slopes of Jelovica. It is accessible either from the north from Radovljica past Lancovo, from the east from Kranj past Podnart, or from the south from Drazgose past the village Jamnik. The place got its name Kropa upon steep mountain stream, which is on his way through the settlement like o boiling water in a pot. "Krop" means boiling water.
Kropa has more than five hundred years old ironwork tradition.
The working of the applicable productsis is industrial nowadays. In Kropa there is still a workshop preserved original centuries long tradicion of the smithery craft.

  • Last visit to Kropa: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 31, 2005
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  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2008 at 8:53 AM

    What a wonderful looking place.

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2006 at 1:40 PM

    Kropa is indeed unique Slovenian place of handicraft. It has a very long tradition. It is a pity that it's not more known in the world. Thank you Olga !!!

  • hunday45's Profile Photo
    Dec 25, 2005 at 12:29 AM

    A place worth to visit. Thanks!

  • rexvaughan's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2005 at 7:51 AM

    A lovely village and well written page, Olga. Thanks for visiting my Florence page - I am still in the process of building it. Kropa looks like a lovely place to visit. I may make it to Slovenia one of these days.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Oct 30, 2004 at 11:36 PM

    Pages on out of the beaten path places are the ones I prefer. Your Kropa page is excellent. I will remind when I will travel in the neighbourhood. Thank you Olga.

  • gosiaPL's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2004 at 1:51 PM

    What a remarkable village! I love the ironwork, it's so neat. Thanks for showing this place.

  • Luchonda's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2004 at 12:37 AM

    Great pictures in the off the beaten Path ! THX

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2004 at 9:42 PM

    I love the small details that you give and how much enthusiasm you have in your narratives. Your positive attitude is contagious. Lovely photographs.

  • Jan 20, 2004 at 1:44 AM

    how is interesting. Iron town!! :-)) a kind of a child tale: touch thing and it becomes from iron :-))

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2003 at 6:39 AM

    An interesting discovery! Thank you!


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