Restaurant Dolne Vestenice
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Restaurant Dolne Vestenice

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If you go around to stop for refreshments. There is a nice collection of antique wooden and iron and technical equipment of the last century.

Ked pojdete okolo zastavte sa na obcerstvenie. Je tu pekna zbierka zeleznych a drevenych starožitnosti a technickych zariadeni z minuleho storocia.

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