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The Russian chapel was built to honour the memory of those who died and to serve as a reminder of the follies of war. Russians prisoners built the neat little chapel between 1916 and 1917. The chapel has two small towers built in traditional Russian...more
I would suggest reading about the history of this chapel before making your way here. We drove here from our apartment near Lake Jasna and there was a parking lot just opposite the chapel. The chapel is very small and it was closed when we...More
Climbing (or rather driving) through the spectacular Vrsic pass on a Julian Alps day tour from Bled, we made a brief stop here.
It commemorates the hundreds of Russians working on the pass who were killed by avalanche .
We were told that Mr Putin...More
The chapel is reached from the road by a somewhat steep path/steps. We are glad we stopped and took time to walk up and spend some time there. Learning the history of the chapel allowed us to have a better appreciation of why it was...More
We were lucky to be able to get to the Russian chapel. We were told by the locals the road is frequently closed because of the snow. We read about the history of the place. It is worth stopping by if you are close.
We rode past this and circled back in last years bike trip across Slovenia's Julian alps. This very small chappell, not open to tourists, was built along side a road, by Russian POWS held during WW1 (I think...) to help them get less homesick. It...More