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Nanos

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Nanos is a 12 km long and up to 6 km wide karst plateau about 50 km southwest from the Slovenian capital city Ljubljana. Nanos and Snežnik are the most representative mountains in the Notranjska area. Nanos mountain is also close to the famous Postojna cave which is the longest cave system in the country as well as one of its top tourist sites. Transmitting site is located on the sharp cut edge of Nanos called Pleša. (from igorfuna.com)

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A: Nanos

by Zoran Vidrih, 2.5 km away

On the route with bicycle from Vipava to Nanos.

Nanos

B: Nanos

by Zoran Vidrih, 5.4 km away

On the route with bicycle from Vipava to Nanos.

Nanos

C: Vremscica - 1027m

by Gorazd Bajt, 9.3 km away

Vremscica - 1027m

D: Souvenir shops in front of Postojna Cave, Postojnska jama

by Pho Mar, 11.8 km away

In front of Postojna Cave, Postojnska jama, Slovenia

Souvenir shops in front of Postojna Cave, Postojnska jama

E: Škocjan caves - park

by Štefan Grgič, 12.8 km away

Škocjan caves - park

F: Interior of the military submarine

by Zoran Trost, 15.7 km away

The interior to the electric powered military submarine P-913 Zeta, used by the Yugoslavian army. The...

Interior of the military submarine

G: The view over Planina

by Zoran Vidrih, 16.3 km away

The view from Grmada over Planina, Rakek and Slivnica in the back.

The view over Planina

H: Fabijani Park - Stanjel - Slovenia

by Ivan Majc, 16.9 km away

Wonderful Fabiani Park, is located in city Komen near Sezana. Sezana is only 5 kilometers from Italia...

Fabijani Park - Stanjel - Slovenia

I: View from St.Trinity over Pivka and Postojna.

by Zoran Vidrih, 17.7 km away

View across valley of Pivka and Postojna. On the west side is mount Nanos.

View from St.Trinity over Pivka and Postojna.

J: Church Sv. Tomaž - Vrhpolje

by Štefan Grgič, 18.6 km away

Church Sv. Tomaž - Vrhpolje

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