The Slovenian writer Ivan Cankar (1876-1918) came from a lower-class family, which left a significant mark on his work. His birth house, originally a wooden cottage with a thatched roof, burnt down in a fire. In 1880, new owners of the site reconstructed it and gave it its present appearance. Our Vrhnika travel planner makes visiting Cankar Memorial House and other Vrhnika attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Although I was travelling thru Vrhnika many times I have never managed to visit Cankar’s house. Ivan Cankar is considered as the greatest Slovenian writer, so this time I finally decided to stop in... more »
Stumbled upon this by chance on a morning walk. Thoroughly enjoyed the short tour that gave a real sense of the life and times of Cankar, his family and Slovenia at that time. more »
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