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Cute church!

Really worth a quick visit away from the mayhem of the bridge. If you ask, you can get an extended... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
Lovely little church

Looks lovely from outside and the inside is in superb condition with lovely frescoes. The front... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
John B
Colne, United Kingdom
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Bohinjsko jezero | Ribcev Laz 1, Ribcev Laz 4265, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice small church with some very curious artefacts (heads of St John?) and some really weird looking teeth in some of the murals going behind the altar. 3 Euros a little steep plus 2 for the small tower?

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Really worth a quick visit away from the mayhem of the bridge. If you ask, you can get an extended ticket to walk up to the bell tower. I also made a very special request to ring the bell, only once, at 6pm (any more...More

Thank Craicup
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Looks lovely from outside and the inside is in superb condition with lovely frescoes. The front door is locked (unless you can slip in with a group!) and entry is from the right hand side. There is a small fee, free with a Bohinj Visitor...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

As we waited for a restaurant to open we went and enjoyed the colorful fresco and beautiful view outside:)

1  Thank Nathalie A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The outside fresco was beautiful. The comments were written and I found out that this church was built in 10th century. I went inside and I was shocked. It is beautifully preserved. The inside frescos were telling the story. The domed construction was nicely done....More

1  Thank ksn1122
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Having visited lots of churches on my travels this one is rather special, primarily as it is small and has a humble interior albeit rich in frescoes. The artwork is vivid and our guide was able to provide lots of information, eg the angels with...More

1  Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 29 May 2017

By shear luck the local information centre lady was opening the church for another visitor and she allowed us to go in as it is only open on weekends at this time of the year. The frescoes are awe inspiring especially the one of St...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This beautiful church and well preserved. Stunning right by lake. Was a pleasure to have been here. Wish could have gone inside though.

Thank tg69602
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is a small church located at the end of Bohinjsko jezero lake. If you're lucky enough to visit it when there is not much tourists then you'll have a perfect opportunity to make great photos of this place. The church seem to form a...More

1  Thank Predrag G
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Hours for admission may be sketchy (presume the docent needs to grab a bite or whatever, so read her note and come back). It was so worth the effort! Our docent told us the church dates back to the 13th century and the outer hall...More

1  Thank on_the_go_98765
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