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Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary

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Address: Borovshka cesta 76, Kranjska Gora 4280, Slovenia
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According to tradition the church was built in the very earliest days of...

According to tradition the church was built in the very earliest days of Kranjska Gora’s history. It was built in honour of the Virgin Mary and was called the church of Mary at Beli prod. Only the bell tower, built from sandy blocks in Romanesque style remains from the original church. The existing church dates back to the late Gothic period and was built in 1510 by master builder Jernej Firtaler from Villach. A certain Carinthian influence is evident mainly in the nave vault, which is supported by internal pillars and decorated with a web of ribs which makes it one of the most interesting of its kind in Slovenia.

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Old church

Old beautiful church in the centre of Kranjska gora. It's specially nice during the Christmas time. Inside you can find figures from Bible. Outside, in front of the church there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Tamara P
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Novi Sad, Serbia

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Maribor, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I passed by the church in the middle of the village several times. There was just a huge building for the village and separate tower with fine onion cap. Once I entered and I was surprised. I saw fine vaults in presbytery and even more decorated vaults in the nave are nice. Quality of the altars is not as good... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Old beautiful church in the centre of Kranjska gora. It's specially nice during the Christmas time. Inside you can find figures from Bible. Outside, in front of the church there are small wooden houses selling souvenires.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

what a beautiful building inside and out. Lovely decoration inside and so peaceful and makes you very reflective on life

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Loved the silver leaf of Madonna and Child. Delicate work. Noteworthy fact. Church only received one shell damage during siege! Four Corinthian columns are very nice. The dome and cross along with another symbol above is visible almost over city even though it's near harbor. Beautiful steps leading up to church which would be nice wedding scene. Lovely organ pipes... More 

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Higher Bebington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Avery old church which still retains its original bell tower. Mass is at 0930 in the morning in Slovenian. Saint Anthony is there whom I was truly glad to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Attended Ash Wednesday Mass with the locals and was lovely. Cold to begin with but the seat heaters in the church came on.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is a pretty church, right in the centre of the village. Sadly it was not possible to go into the body of the church, but the frescoes can be seen from the lobby. The bells ring all the time - it's a very attractive sound.

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

The tower of this church (the parish church of Kranjska Gora) was built in the 14th century. The remainder of the church was built in the 16th century and is well worth a visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Situated in the centre of Kranjska Gora. We didn't go inside but it's not hard to miss when in Kranjska Gora. You won't have to go looking for it as it'll likely find you.

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Auronzo di Cadore, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

The outside of the church, especially the bell tower, is just a tad ordinary... but the interior is stunning and very beautiful

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