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| ♕ |  Legend of the Knight Erazem Lueger
Predjama Castle became known in the 15th century as the seat of Knight Erazem Lueger (or Luegger), the owner of the castle and a renowned robber baron. He was the son of the Imperial Governor of Trieste, Nikolaj Lueger.According to the legend, Erazem came into conflict with the Habsburg royal dynasty, when he killed the commander of the Imperial army Marshall Pappencheim, who had offended the honor of the Erazem’s deceased friend, Andrej Baumkircher of Vipava.Fleeing from the revenge of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, Erazem settled in the family fortress of Predjama (now in Slovenia). He allied himself with the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus and began to attack Habsburg estates and towns in Carniola. [Read in full on Wiki]
Predjama Castle and Slovenia photos by © B℮n
May 5, 2013 / 75 notes

| ♕ |  Legend of the Knight Erazem Lueger

Predjama Castle became known in the 15th century as the seat of Knight Erazem Lueger (or Luegger), the owner of the castle and a renowned robber baron. He was the son of the Imperial Governor of Trieste, Nikolaj Lueger.
According to the legend, Erazem came into conflict with the Habsburg royal dynasty, when he killed the commander of the Imperial army Marshall Pappencheim, who had offended the honor of the Erazem’s deceased friend, Andrej Baumkircher of Vipava.
Fleeing from the revenge of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, Erazem settled in the family fortress of Predjama (now in Slovenia). He allied himself with the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus and began to attack Habsburg estates and towns in Carniola. [Read in full on Wiki]

Predjama Castle and Slovenia photos by © B℮n

| ♕ |  Knights tournament flags at Predjama castle  | by © B℮n
May 5, 2013 / 11 notes
| ♕ |  Castle at the cave mouth - Predjama, Slovenia  | by © B℮n
May 5, 2013 / 71 notes
| ♕ |  Medieval castle of Predjama, Slovenia  | by © B℮n
Predjama Castle/Grad Predjama is a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in south-central Slovenia, located 11 kilometres from the town of Postojna in the historical region of Inner Carniola. [Ref. Wiki]
May 5, 2013 / 32 notes

| ♕ |  Medieval castle of Predjama, Slovenia  | by © B℮n

Predjama Castle/Grad Predjama is a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in south-central Slovenia, located 11 kilometres from the town of Postojna in the historical region of Inner Carniola. [Ref. Wiki]


Predjama Castle, Slovenia  | by © Germano Poli | via allthingseurope
Sep 13, 2012 / 3,394 notes

Predjama Castle, Slovenia  | by © Germano Poli | via allthingseurope

| ♕ |  Inside of the Castle - Predjama, Slovenia  |  by © Peter Gutierrez
Nov 3, 2011 / 33 notes

| Inside of the Castle - Predjama, Slovenia  |  by © Peter Gutierrez

| ♕ |  Predjama Castle, Slovenia  |  by © Peter Gutierrez

Predjama Castle contains many legends through its history, and it was investigated for paranormal activity in an episode of Ghost Hunters International on the Sci Fi Channel.   [Ref. Wiki: Predjama Castle]
Nov 3, 2011 / 12 notes

| Predjama Castle, Slovenia  |  by © Peter Gutierrez

Predjama Castle contains many legends through its history, and it was investigated for paranormal activity in an episode of Ghost Hunters International on the Sci Fi Channel.   [Ref. Wiki: Predjama Castle]

| ♕ |  Castle Predjama, Slovenia  |  by © Rossella Siena

Predjama Castle (Slovene: Predjamski grad, German: Höhlenburg Lueg, Italian: Castel Lueghi) is a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in southwestern Slovenia, located approximately 11 km (6.8 miles) from Postojna.   [Ref. Wiki: Predjama Castle]
Nov 3, 2011 / 78 notes

| Castle Predjama, Slovenia  |  by © Rossella Siena

Predjama Castle (Slovene: Predjamski grad, German: Höhlenburg Lueg, Italian: Castel Lueghi) is a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in southwestern Slovenia, located approximately 11 km (6.8 miles) from Postojna.   [Ref. Wiki: Predjama Castle]

| ♕ |  Predjama, rural Slovenia  |  by © Peter Gutierrez
Nov 3, 2011 / 47 notes

| Predjama, rural Slovenia  |  by © Peter Gutierrez