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Best things to do in Idrija

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Best museum in Europe for tehnical and industrial heritage. 4 permanent exhibitions covering 500 years of history of the town and mine. Permanent Idrija lace exhibition and new UNESCO exhibition.”
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
1 local recommends
Tourist Information Center
1 local recommends
Museum
1 local recommends
Bar
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Point of Interest
Restaurant
“In this museum you get to visit Idrijas Mercury mine. You actually visit the mine and a tourist guide guides you thru the mine. If your visiting Slovenia you need to visit this place.”
1 local recommends
Establishment
“Slovenian ancient city world know because of mercury production for 500 years. Well know also for idrijski žlikrofi- etnical dish (tortelini like but very different story, reciepe and taste)”
1 local recommends
Route
“Aumeški trg je dobil ime po francoskem pobratenem mestu Aumetz. V njem živi veliko naših rojakov. Spomenik je posvečen 17 žrtvam hudega jamskega požara v rudniku leta 1846.”
1 local recommends
Street Address
“Tipična idrijska rudarska hiša je stara 200 let, ozka, visoka, strme strehe, da je sneg čim prej odpadel in majhna okna, da je bila čim boljša izolacija. V taki hiši so živele povprečno štiri družine ”
1 local recommends
Route
“Šele po 2. svetovni vojni se izoblikuje nov mestni trg. Pomembna nekdanja ljudska šola iz leta 1876, zdaj je tam čipkarska šola. Mestna hiša iz leta 1898, na njej plošča slikarja Nikolaja Pirnata.”
1 local recommends
Street Address
“Kamšt v Idriji je največje leseno vodno kolo v Evropi, črpalka na vodni pogon z premerom 13,6 metrov za črpanje vode iz globine 283m iz rudnika.”
1 local recommends
Street Address
“Kindergarden is the nearest place for children to play on a secure outdoor place with lots of amusing facilities. It is open to public.”
1 local recommends