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Church of the Assumption

Bled Island, Bled, Slovenia
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This 17th century church appears to float in the middle of the town's lake.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bled Island, Bled, Slovenia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The church is truly beautiful and on the day we visited there were two weddings held (one straight after the other). Don't be fooled that you have to walk the 99 steps up to the church once you leave the small boat ramp because you...More

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can get on the island by hiring a rowboat and row for yourself or get on a larger boat which is rowed by someone. The church is lovely, but almost always crowded by people from all over the world, looking forward to ring the...More

Thank nicebeard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Church of the Assumption on Bled Island, Bled, Slovenia is an active Catholic Church and is open to the public. All visitors must take a boat to Bled Island. We were able to participate with the Bride and Groom and the wedding party. The reception...More

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely small church in beautiful Slovenia. The simplicity of the structure belies the interesting interior.

Thank natalieing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is on an island in the middle of lake Bled. You must go there when in Bled. You take the small boat and climb the steps to reach the church. The church is well maintained and it is one of the very few...More

Thank john_dantas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you get to the island, you must go inside the church and ring the bell three times for good luck.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An entrance fee for this church but I guess you can't go to the island without going in. I didn't mange to ring the bell not matter how hard I tried. I'm guessing they tied up the ringer! The fee included the Bell tower which...More

Thank saxondean
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It seems like all great architecture in Europe, this one was also plagued by scaffolding. But the interior of the church is quite impressive. Go and ring the bell and make a wish!

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Perched on top of the hill on the island in the lake. 99 steps to get there! Ring the bell to get good luck. Climb the clock tower for fabulous views.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Outside it looks quite ordinary, but as soon one gets inside and get to see the warm golden altar it is SO impressive! I think almost all visitors were ringing the churchbells there. A small, but impressive Church!

Thank Ingeborg56
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ckrohrer
If you have bad knees, is there an easier way to get to the church?
18 March 2017|
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Response from redeco | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, access from the boat dock to the church is via 99 stone steps. This is the only access to the Church of the Assumption You can verify this info on Wheelchair World's Website
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