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One of the most interesting sites in our valley is Fortress Kluže. Old stronghold, placed between steep slopes of the surrounding mountains and deep gorge of the cold Koritnica River, is really worth a visit. Above the gorge of the Koritnica River, in the narrowest part of the valley, stands the Fortress Kluže. In its museum you can see an exhibition on the history of the fort. Fortress Kluže had a role of protecting an important road between Cividale del Friuli in Italy and Austria all through its long history. The fortress is strategically secured by the slopes of Mt...

Where Vršič Pass road descends almost to the village of Trenta, there’s a bronze monument standing at the 48th bend. An old man with a coat and a hat stares into the distance towards the mountains. Who was this exceptional man who deserved such a respectful monument in such a beautiful place?...

An unusual wooden chapel tells a sad story of the Russian prisoners of war who lost their lives in an avalanche in 1916, while building a road over the pass Vršič. When Vršič road on the Kranjska Gora side descents almost to the valley, between 9th and 8th bend, stands a small chapel of larch wood. It was built in the dark times when our country was shaken by fierce clashes of the Isonzo Front. It is dedicated to the victims of war who are usually overlooked -prisoners of war....