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Short Description
This site is one of the largest excavated pile dwellings on Ljubljana marsh. After Dežman’s original excavations in 1853, the area has seen regular research expeditions, with the latest campaign in 2012. The site has produced some of the oldest archaeological remains of pile dwellings inLjubljanskobarje marsh. Abundant pottery and many animal bones were found here


5000-3000 B.C.

Near to the river Iščica

290 m.a.s.l.

Size of the site 26,1 ha / approx. 37 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)