The four brave men from Bohinj were the first to climb to the summit of Mount Triglav as early as on 26 August 1778. Encouraged by Baron Žiga Zois, a central figure of Slovenian enlightenment, this adventure was undertaken by Lovrenc Willomitzer (a doctor from Stara Fužina), hunter Štefan Rožič, miner Matija Kos from Jereka, and Luka Korošec from Koprivnik.Make Monument To Four Courageous Men part of your personalized Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary using our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning app.
This achievement has been commemorated by the monument in Ribčev Laz. It was made by Stojan Batič and erected at the 200th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Triglav. It is located in the park facing the Hotel Jezero near the Church of St. John. One of the first ascenders is pointing to the summit of Mount Triglav.
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5 minut stop for reading the info plate. And look upon Triglav. Then go elswere. paying for parking is necessary. more »
A prominent sculpture, well situated on a small hillock and set behind the Bohinj sign (which is made of box hedge topiary). It's a good spot to sit and admire the scenery, and think about the... more »
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