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Zalec in Slovenia to build drink fountain to opposition Paris’ Trevi Fountain

February 11th, 2016 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Looking to captivate tourists, Zalec’s drink fountain will be a initial in Europe
  • Visitors will get 3 30cl servings in a commemorative mop for £4.70
  • Zalec’s city legislature authorized a plan notwithstanding antithesis from some 

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Famed for a desirable collateral and pleasing lakes, Slovenia is set to acquire a new captivate that will be each drinker’s dream – a open drink fountain.

The city of Zalec pronounced a €350,000 (£275,000 or $396,000) fountain will be a initial of a kind in Europe and is billing it as a approach to captivate tourists from around a world.

With skeleton to open a fountain in a park, parched visitors will be means to representation brews that enclose internal hops during a cost of €6 (£4.70 or $6.80) for 3 30cl servings in a commemorative mug.

This computer-generated picture reveals what a £275,000 fountain could demeanour like once it is complete

This computer-generated picture reveals what a £275,000 fountain could demeanour like once it is complete

Beer is partial of life in Zalec. It is set in a Lower Savinja Valley, that has been called a ‘valley of immature gold’ interjection to a contentment of hops used in brewing.

Although it’s being touted as a approach to captivate domestic and unfamiliar visitors and support hops growers, a plan has been met with antithesis from some councillors and residents who contend a income could be put to improved use.

With a six-figure cost, a fountain will be saved by a city and private donations after a skeleton were authorized by two-thirds of legislature members during a assembly final week.

Planning began in 2013 and a city has already set aside €170,000 (£134,000 or $193,000) for a project. It is not famous when it will be completed.

Thirsty visitors will accept 3 30cl servings in a commemorative mop for €6 (£4.70 or $6.80)

Thirsty visitors will accept 3 30cl servings in a commemorative mop for €6 (£4.70 or $6.80)

Zalec Mayor Janko Kos, who upheld a plans, told a Slovenian news group Dnevnik: ‘It’s loyal a fountain won’t be cheap, though it’s a growth project, a tourism product.’

Located about 35 miles north-east of a collateral of Ljubljana, a city of Zalec has a race of about 5,000 while a wider municipality is home to about 20,000.

Councillors borrowed a thought for a drink fountain from a city of Rogaska Slatina that has a fountain that spurts giveaway vegetable H2O for hotel guests.


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