Laze is a settlement in the Velenje municipality in northern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Styria. The entire municipality is now included in the Savinja statistical region.
To the south of the settlement is a castle known was Švarcenštajn Castle (Slovene: Grad Švarcenštajn, German: Schwarzenstein). It is first mentioned in written documents dating to 1360 as Swarczenstain. It was a four sided 14th century building around an inner courtyard of which only one side with a turret over the entrance remains today.
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