Ajdovski gradec is the name of an ancient settlement on a hill at the eastern side of Bohinjska Bistrica. It was settled for around 1000 years – from the Late Iron Age to the fall of the Roman Empire. Houses and forges, protected by stone walls, were located on artificially levelled terraces.
Guided by expert archaeologist Marija Ogrin you will learn how people lived in Bohinj in the Iron Age. How they built wooden houses, dug ore produced iron and buried the dead on the other side of the river.
You will walk along the old wall, among the remains of buildings and find out about the past trough illustrations and copies of relics. The viewpoint with a view of the church in Bitnje and the prehistoric graveyard reveals the thoughtfulness of choosing the position and the building method in the past.