jubljana, 25 May (STA) - The Lipica stables, where autochton Karst horses Lippizaners have been bred since 1850, will become a cultural monument of extreme national importance, decided the National Council this week, adopting the Law on the Lipica Stables.***
Ljubljana, 25 May - THE STATE TAKES OVER THE LIPICA STABLES, HOME OF LIPPIZANERS=
In addition to 300 hectares of arable land, woods, about 200 Lippizaners along with recently erected sports and other facilities, the Lipica Stables, which for over 400 years raised horses for the Austrian imperial court, also includes ancient buildings characteristic of the Karst architecture and a number of pieces of art, ranging from modern stone sculptures in the Lipica's forma viva to an art gallery keeping an extensive collection of paintings by August Černigoj, an avant-garde painter and the only Slovene member of Bauhaus.
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