[Slovenija|Šentjernej|Kostanjevica]
Pleterje monastery with the old gothic church
[SLOVENSKO] (15°21'15"E 45°49'02"N )
Šentjernej is a larger settlement and the municipality centre on the plain of Šentjernej of the south-western part of Krško basin. Nearby the settlement is well known monastery of Carthusian monks. The monastery is the only one of its kind in Slovenia. It was founded by Count of Celje Herman II in the year 1403. The monastery is closed for visitors but there is the info centre and open old gothic church of the Holy Trinity. Jožef Ressel (1793-1857), the inventor of the ship screw propeller worked in the monastery area as the forester. At the monastery is situated Open-air museum where it is displayed old farm of the plain of Šentjernej from 19th century.

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