Postojna


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Postojna

(pô`stoinä), Ger. Adelsberg, Ital. Postumia, town (1991 pop. 20,283), in Slovenia, on the Karst Plateau. A summer resort, it is famous as the site of Europe's largest stalactite caverns, which are traversed by a subterranean river. Formerly Austrian, the town passed to Italy in 1919; in 1947 it was ceded to Slovenia, then a constituent republic of Yugoslavia.
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Until then, in the territory of former Yugoslavia, this phenomenon had only been seen in the cave Postojna in Slovenia.
You'll also travel further afield to the Plitvice Lakes National Park and, in Slovenia, the vast Postojna cave system and the Lipica Stud Farm.
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Seaside resort Opatija is the perfect base for excursions to the romantic coastal town of Rovinj, ancient Pula, and the spectacular Postojna Caves in Slovenia.
In Slovenia, the package includes four properties at established retail locations in Celje, Velenje, Domzale and Postojna.
The idea of Acta Stereologica was born in one of the biggest world known Karstic caves, the Postojna cave in Slovenia, during the Third European Symposium for Stereology, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1981.
Guests can explore Koper or join a Crystal Adventure to Ljubljana, the capital and a former center of Yugoslavian music and arts; Bled and Miramare castles, one the oldest in Slovenia (dating to 1011) and the other, a 19th century Austro-Hungarian relic of the Habsburg era; Postojna Cave, 12 miles of underground passages with the worldOs only operating cave train; a wine tasting at SloveniaOs most prominent winemaker; Piran, a Mediterranean-style coastal town; Portoro , a modern, beachside resort with thermal spas; and Trieste, a crossroads of Germanic, Latin, Austro-Hungarian and Slavic trade and culture, situated just over SloveniaOs border in Italy.
But none more spectacular than the awe-inspiring Postojna cave system, a series of vast chasms deep beneath the mountains in the scenic Karst region.
Neighboring Slovenia, north from the Austro-Hungarian splendours of the elegant resort of Opatia, is home to more natural wonders, none more spectacular than the awe-inspiring Postojna cave system, a series of vast chasms deep beneath the mountains in the scenic Karst region of this beautiful country.