Today I will present you the city of Kranj. The city is about 4 kilometers from my home. From the bigger towns Kranj is the closest city, so I visit it often. In Kranj I buy, arrange various official matters, etc. I often go for a walk, drink coffee, and get some sugar.
Kranj is the third largest city in Slovenia, the center of an informal landscape of Gorenjska.By the mid-19th century was Kranj trade-fair and commercial city, with the emergence of manufactories and at the end of the 19th century, the industry is becoming increasingly industrialized city. Kranj has a strong tradition of electronic and rubber industrial tradition still preserved the old town. It is also known as a sports city.
The medieval town of Kranj design is built in the typical pyramidal form that emphasize the church steeple.
Kranj has one of the most charming old town cores in Slovenia. The local pulse is the easiest to feel in city cafes. Boutique stores offer local products. In the studios around the city, local masters create clothing, jewelry and other products. The old town core of Kranj is among the most charming in Slovenia. An interesting contrast is the modernist buildings that protect the city center. The special feature of Kranj is that the city rises above 30 meters deep canyons. On the bridge above the Kokra River you are one foot in the city and the other in the nature.The city is home to bourgeois houses, beautifully designed streets, castles, churches and houses with architecturally rich facades and courtyards.
Every year in Kranj happen various cultural events, various festivals and concerts. Youth Week Festival Carniola, Kranfest, Kranjska night, jazz festival, … are just some of the interesting events in Kranj. They are suitable for both younger and older generation.