Aljaž Tower

Aljaž Tower


Mount Triglav, Slovenia (SI)
The Aljaž Tower (Slovene: Aljažev stolp) or Triglav Tower (Triglavski stolp) is a tower, a storm shelter and a triangulation point on the summit of Mount Triglav in Slovenia. Along with Triglav, it is a landmark of Slovenia and a symbol of Slovenehood. The tower was designed by Jakob Aljaž, a priest in the Upper Carniolan village of Dovje, who also had it erected. Today it is owned by the state, tended by the Ljubljana-Matica Mountaineering Club and stands on a parcel belonging to the Municipality of Bohinj.
The Aljaž Tower (Slovene: Aljažev stolp) or Triglav Tower (Triglavski stolp) is a tower, a storm shelter and a triangulation point on the summit of Mount Triglav in Slovenia. Along with Triglav, it is a landmark of Slovenia and a symbol of Slovenehood. The tower was designed by Jakob Aljaž, a priest in the Upper Carniolan village of Dovje, who also had it erected. Today it is owned by the state, tended by the Ljubljana-Matica Mountaineering Club and stands on a parcel belonging to the Municipality of Bohinj.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Mike1989

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