Stanjel is a picturesque Karsts settlement, which is disposed
in terraces towards the 363 m high hill
Turn. The features of the Stanjel are narrow
streets with houses built from a stone
bricks. Characteristics of houses are stonecutting products as stone made
gutter, stone portals, wells...
The settlement expanded over the hill in the Middle Ages. The settlement
was enclosed by defence walls in a late 15th century. Fortified settlement
protected the inhabitants against Turks invasion in that time. The church of St. Daniel and the renaissance-baroque castle dominate over the present image. Popular sightseeing of the fortified settlement
is also the Ferrari garden which
was projected by famous architect Maks Fabiani.