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Turistična zveza Dolomiti
Polhov Gradec 61
++386 31 247 373
613 m
Height above sea level
in the countryside
Nestling among thePolhov Gradec Hills, with Polhograjska Gora in the background, the town of Polhov Gradec lies at the junction of three valleys and at the foot of Stari grad - Kalvarija. People came to this area early. Archaeological finds, housed in The National Museum in Ljubljana and the local Polhov Gradec museum, testify to the existence of the Roman settlement Ad Nonum, a country villa of a rich Roman nobleman, a buried treasure. The most beautiful artefacts are a Celtic fibula, dating from the 4th or 3rd century BC, and a 1st century AD bronze askos jug.

Housing a wedding hall and the local museum, the Polhov Gradec Mansion is the main attraction. Close to the mansion is the beekeeping centre, selling Čebelarstvo Božnar honey and honey products.

There are a number of well-kept homesteads in the Old Town. The 16th-century Oštetarjeva hiša used to belong to the castle keeper, the historic interior of Severjeva hiša features an open-fire indoor kitchen, or »black« kitchen, Facijeva hiša and Cigarova hiša have preserved an air of authenticity.

At Dvor, between Dobrova and Polhov Gradec, stands a majestic Gothic church of St Peter, whose construction was initiated by the noblemen of Polhov Gradec in 1525.
There you can visit the Gostilna Pri Pratkarju country inn, Pograjski dom and the Pri Mehačku and Pri Bitencu tourist farms.


Famous citizen : count Rihard Ursini Blagaj 

Automobiles : Leave Ljubljana along Tržaška cesta, follow Cesta na Ključ to Dobrova. Continue another 11 km to Polhov Gradec. The distance between Polhov Gradec and Ljubljana is 20 km. Getting there by bus: Take the Ljubljana suburban bus service to Polhov Gradec.  

Post Office : Pošta Polhov Gradec 
Polhov Gradec 16, 1355 Polhov Gradec 
++ 386 1 360 25 50 
Bus station : Avtobusna postaja Polhov Gradec 
Tourist association : Turistično društvo Polhov Gradec 
Polhov Gradec 1a, 1355 Polhov Gradec 
Police : Policijska postaja Ljubljana 
Tbilisijska 65, 1000 Ljubljana 
++ 386 1 470 09 60 
Medical center : Splošna ambulanta 
Polhov Gradec 13, 1355 Polhov Gradec 
++ 386 1 364 03 36 
Dentist : Ambulanta Polhov Gradec 
Polhov Gradec 13, 1355 Polhov Gradec 
++ 386 1 364 03 40 
GPS Northing (N) : 46,0654 
GPS Easting (E) : 14,3124 
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Administrator : Občina Dobrova - Polhov Gradec | ++386 1 360 18 00 |
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