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Heroes Memorial Loggia

Jakob Savinšek

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Arcade with memorials to the war and its victims. In the loggia are busts of national heroes Boris Kidrič and Franc Rozman (both sculpted by Savinšek), to which later was added Stane Potočar. On the back wall is a list of victims (we have photos of this list, contact us if you want to see it).

Novo mesto - Spominska loža herojev


Novo mesto - Spominska loža herojev


Novo mesto - Spominska loža herojev


Franc Rozman, nom de guerre Stane
(Spodnje Pirniče 1911 - Lokve 1944)
Slovenian Partisan commander in World War II (Wikipedia).

Boris Kidrič, nom de guerre Peter
Wien 1912 - Beograd 1953
one of the chief organizers of Slovene Partisans, the Slovene resistance against occupation by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy; de facto leader of the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People (Wikipedia).

Stane Potočar, nom de guerre Lazar
(Mirna Peč 1919 Ljubljana 1997)
Slovenian general, partisan and national hero (Wikipedia).

Spomeniški kompleks Na vratih
Monumental site at the Gate

Architect: Marjan Mušič; Sculptors: Jakob Savinšek and Janez Pirnat.

Monumental site, commemorating the citizens of Novo mesto and the national heroes of Dolenjska, died in World War II, situated at the crossroads between the Rozmanova street and the Prešeren Square, on the spot of the former Ljubljana Gate. The site was built in 1953.
  1. Loggia with a monument to the fallen in World War II and busts of national heroes.
  2. Hostage monument.
  3. Monument "Conception song, brothers of Freedom.


Sources & Information


  • Bust (man)
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Kidrič, Boris
  • Politician/Statesman
  • Potočar, Stane
  • Resistance Fighter
  • Rozman, Franc
  • Savinšek, Jakob
  • War Memorial (Slovenia)
  • Locatie (N 45°48'17" - E 15°10'1") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

    Item Code: si037; Photograph: 9 September 2016
    Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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