Monument for the Hostages in Rožna Dolina

Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Completed: 1952

Architects: Nikolaj Bežek (architect) and Ivan Štrekelj (sculptor)

Genre: Spomenik, Socialist monument, former Yugoslavia

Rožna Dolina, which translates as Rose Valley, used to be a former independent settlement in the southwest part of Ljubljana that is nowadays a part of the city proper. The moment, which is in the style of socialist realism, is dedicated to captives from that area who were killed during the National Liberation War (World War II).

Monument for the Hostages in Rožna Dolina in Ljubljana, Slovenia | Spomenik | Socialist monument | former Yugoslavia

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