Postojna (Postojna) – City in the southwestern part of Slovenia. City population – 8,548 people according to the 2002 census, population of the whole community – 14,581.
Postwayna is located 45 kilometers south-west of the capital of the country of Ljubljana. Through the city passes the motorway and the railway Ljubljana – Coper. Another highway leads from postowders to the south, towards the Croatian border and the city of Rijeka.
The city is known for the fact that there is a famous Karst Cave – Postojnska-Yama. From the moment of its discovery for a general visit (in 1819), tourism began to play great importance for the city. This is the most extended system of caves in Slovenia and one of the most visited tourists in this country (there is electric light and railway). The cave was formed by the beer river, which proceeds through it for 800 m. In the cave all year, the temperature is maintained about 10 degrees.
Tourists visit not only the cave, but also lock «Grad Predjama», Built near the entrance to her. The first control of Minania about the castle refers to 1274. In 1570, by decree Ivan Kobenzl, the castle was rebuilt and accepted the appearance in which is now. The castle is built on a high 123-meter rock. Now the castle premises occupies a museum, which presents a collection of ancient weapons.
During the summer months, there are no few festivals and other festive events, the most widely known is Furmanski Prabnik (Furman Festival), VitešKE IGRE (medieval tournament) and the Zmaj’mam Mlade festival, which is held throughout August and offers visitors open concerts, theatrical performances and various exhibitions.
As entertainment, tourists are offered – Running coward, hiking, riding, cycling and other sporting events.