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Predjama is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°48′52.45″N 14°7′41.95″E / 45.8145694°N 14.1283194°E / 45.8145694; 14.1283194Coordinates: 45°48′52.45″N 14°7′41.95″E / 45.8145694°N 14.1283194°E / 45.8145694; 14.1283194
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Inner Carniola
Statistical region Littoral–Inner Carniola
Municipality Postojna
 • Total 13.18 km2 (5.09 sq mi)
Elevation 508.8 m (1,669.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 85

Predjama (pronounced [pɾɛdˈjaːma]; German: Lueg, Italian: Castel Lueghi) is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.[2]



Predjama Castle

Predjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.[3]


Our Lady of Sorrows Church

Our Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a succursal church of the Parish of Studeno. It is a single-nave Gothic church painted with frescos from ca. 1460 that was built at the end of the 15th century. It has been protected as a cultural monument of national significance.[4]


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Postojna municipal site
  3. ^ Slovenian Tourist Board site
  4. ^ "4028: Predjama - Cerkev Žalostne Matere božje" [4028: Predjama – Our Lady of Sorrows Church]. Register nepremične kulturne dediščine [Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage] (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 29 October 2015. 

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