Triglav - Slovenia
Triglav the highest mountain in Slovenia - the country on the Sunny side of the Alps. Triglav is 2864 m high and it is located in Julian alps.
Its name means Three-head - because of three headed shape. The second head is Mali Triglav, which is 2725 m high.
Triglav is also a national symbol of Slovenia. You can find triglav on slovenian coat of arms (also on the flag) and the triglav is also on slovenian euro coin for 50 cent.
Triglav - highest Slovenian mountain
On the iniciative of baron Ziga Zois, four brave men from Bohinj: Stefan Rozic, Matija Kos, Lovrenc Willomitzer and Luka Korosec climbed on Triglav on 26 August 1778.
There is a monument to those four men in Bohinj.
Oj Triglav, moj dom
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Links of Triglav
- Triglav National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Triglav National Park (TNP) is a national park located in Slovenia. It was named after the mount Triglav, the highest peak of the Julian Alps and a symbol of Slovenehood.
- Triglav - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Triglav (Italian: Tricorno, German: Terglau) is the highest mountain in Slovenia and the highest peak of the Julian Alps
- Aljaz tower on wikipedia
The Alja Tower or Triglav Tower is a tower and a storm shelter, situated on the summit of Mount Triglav in Slovenia.
Aljaz Tower - Aljazev stolp
On the top of the Triglav, there is a small tower, mado of metal. It is called Aljaz tower after the priest Jakob aljaz, who bought land at the top of the Triglav and build this tower. Now it is a symbol of Sloveneghood.
Slovenian flag was raised at the tower on proclamation of Slovenian independence in June 1991.
The tower is proclaimed as a site of national cultural importance for Slovenia.