View on the northern group © Dejan Veranič

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Short Description
The site represents one of the first ever systematically excavated pile dwelling settlements on Ljubljanskobarje marsh. It was first excavated in 1875 by Dežman, and it plays an important role in theresearchhistoryof lacustrine pile-dwellingsoftheregion. The dwellings are located in the boggy meadows, uninhabitedcropfields, and on the bank and the shallow water zone of the river Iščica.

Neolithic / Bronze Age

3000-1500 B.C.

Near to the river Iščica

289 m.a.s.l.

Size of the site 19,2 ha / approx. 27 soccer pitches

Size of the bufferzone 516,65 ha / approx. 724 soccer pitches

Current Activities
Regular monitoring of hydrological conditions

Pile Dwellings up close
Site is a marshland with no restriction of access.
Guided tours provide insights to the submerged archaeological heritage.

Museum Mestni muzej Ljubljana
Gosposkaulica 15,
open 10.00-18.00 (closed on Monday)

Museum Prirodoslovni muzej Slovenije
Prešernovacesta 20,
open 10.00-18.00 (closed on Monday)