The Green Gold Fountain

The first Beer Fountain in the World!

The first Beer Fountain in the World

Ljubljana bus station is an official partner of ZKŠT Žalec, manager of the first Beer Fountain in the world and the Eco-Museum of Hop-growing and Brewing industry of Slovenia.


Available again in 2019!


Fill up your mug six times and keep it!


Beer Fountain - opening hours
Apr., May, Sep., Oct.Mon. - Sat.10.00 - 21.00
Sun.10.00 - 20.00
Jun., Jul., Aug.Mon. - Thu.10.00 - 22.00
Fri. - Sat.10.00 - 23.00
Sun.10.00 - 21.00

Eco-Museum opening hours
Tue. - Sat.9.00 - 18.00
Mon., Sun.closed


The Green Gold Fountain is a tribute to the hop growing heritage of the Lower Savinja Valley and Žalec, which is the hop-growing centre of Slovenia. Slovenia is also the fifth largest producer of hops in the world and hop is the “spice” that gives beer its distinctive flavour.

The beer fountain is positioned in the town park, in the town centre, next to the marketplace. The architectural design is a symbolic hop flower, which is expressed as two semi-circles; one a beer fountain and the other a water fountain. The semi-circles are clad in copper lace, symbolizing beer foam.

Welcome lovers of hops, beers and excellent flavors.


Welcome to Žalec, In the Land of Green Gold!

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