"A very special castle!" Top 5 Page for this destination Predjama by JLBG

Predjama Travel Guide: 60 reviews and 164 photos

Every visitor to Slovenia knows the name of Predjama. Though, the village of Predjama is just a a few houses with nothing worth the look. Actually, the name of Predjama is famous because of it?s very special castle. Medieval castles are usually built on top of a hill, on top of a mountain or on top of a rock. Grad Predjama (castle of Predjama) is, as far as I know, the only one that was built at mid-height of a cliff, at the entrance of a cave! The caves extend on more than 15 km and a large part has never been fully explored yet.

  • Last visit to Predjama: Aug 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2010 at 5:13 PM

    Wow J-L, amazing photos and historical facts regarding Grad Predjama's cliffside location!! There seems to be quite a selection of very interesting nearby places to visit too!

  • Basaic's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2010 at 9:42 PM

    Fascinating Page! Love the castle.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2010 at 5:55 PM

    Amazing, like the cave, something leading to many other places. Very interesting

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2009 at 11:02 AM

    Thank you Jean-Louis for another remarkable page. Slovenia with Postojna and Predjama castle are still in my plans.


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