Height above sea level
in the countryside
In Kobdilj you can find two separated prehistorically remainings on the top of
Gradišče hill. In the middle of the village there are three typical Karst houses with
»spahnjenca« and Karst chimneys. Famous Fabiani family started their resident in
Kobdilj around 1792. Their village name was Serzetovi. The most known family
member was architect, urbanist and inventor Maks Fabiani.
His birth house becomes proper farm mansion with winter garden, green house and
very famous big old tree over 100 years old. They also had natural water spring
which made them very rich. In 15th century a small church of St. George was built
on the top of the hill together with cemetery where Maks Fabiani is buried. Bishop
Anton Mahnič was also born in Kobdilj in 1850, an important person in Slovenian
cultural, political and Christian circles.
Famous citizen : Maks Fabiani
Automobiles : The village is situated at
regional road Sežana –
Nova Gorica at turning
Railway : It is a rail
station at beginning of
Additional description : On the Fabiani path in upper Kobdilj, just
below the former Estate of Max Fabiani.
Art Gallery and Atelier: Graphics with Karst moti-
ves, paintings and collages made of natural mate-
rials, children's illustrations.
Garden of decorative plants: 100 years old che-
stnut-trees, Mediterranean plants and old roses in
GPS Northing (N) : 45,8155
GPS Easting (E) : 13,8517