House of Simon Jenko

This house used to be called the Kampeljmohar (combmaker) and Tkavc (weaver). The poet and writer Simon Jenko (1835–1869) lived and died here. The memorial plaque was erected in his memory by the municipality of Kranj in 1923.

Source: Kranj – Monuments of Culture and Nature in Slovenia, Nika Leben and Milan Sagadin.

The house where Simon Jenko once lived is home to an inspiring residence with a small exhibition about the poet and a handy library.



  • Location: Pot na kolodvor 2, 4000 Kranj (google maps)
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