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Javorca, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit

Ulica Petra Skalarja 4, Tolmin 5220, Slovenia
+386 5 380 04 80
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Spiritual place

This beautiful church is built on an isolated pasture in the middle of the julian alps. You have to... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
JessRoots
First attraction in Tolmin and upper Soča region

Art nouveau wooden building is far more than a simple old church. It is hidden when you approach... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
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Ulica Petra Skalarja 4, Tolmin 5220, Slovenia
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+386 5 380 04 80

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This beautiful church is built on an isolated pasture in the middle of the julian alps. You have to walk for 5 minutes up the mountain on a steep road from the parking lot, and so we recommend hiking (or running) shoes. You pay about...More

Thank JessRoots
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Art nouveau wooden building is far more than a simple old church. It is hidden when you approach and it is really a surprise when you come to the last twist of very primary road. It is better to walk up from the main part...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The street to the parking lot is challenging but you should view this place. The walk from the parking lot to the church is 20min up (not easy). Drive to the Tolmin Tourist Info first and get the key for the church first (2€). The...More

Thank mai3096
Reviewed 24 August 2016

An impressive wooden structure church which surprises with its level of interior decoration resembling sheets of book pages with written names of soldiers fallen in WWI. Located on a bank, overlooking the narrow valley offers great spot for admiring natural and cultural beauties of the...More

Thank LeonLeban
Reviewed 22 July 2016

If you are in the area, please visit this church. The church is at the end of a 7-km-long forest road. Don't feel lost but keep driving very cautiously as the road is only of a car's width. Of course there are places where you...More

Thank Melinda H
Reviewed 22 February 2016

this is a small place up in the hill. wery much worth the trip. it is a memorial church, with nice architecture. the tour guide is super friendly and will tell you more than you asked for.

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Great peaceful church that feels more like a memorial than a church which I enjoyed. Great walk up from the carpark is much more rewarding than attempting to drive the last 20min. Great view and a great start to the valley hike. Take care in...More

Thank FNQlder
Reviewed 21 August 2015

A beautiful little church in the hills - built by the Austro - Hungarian forces in the war (1914-18). The church includes the names of the fallen - not the large range of nationalities and religions. To get there you either have a long hike...More

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Very cute small church. This was built during first world war for soldiers to find peace. Road to get there is very narrow but there are not a lot of traffic on that road. I tried to walk there, but it was too much on...More

Thank Anu P
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

A really great and beautiful church in the mountains. You can hike there or go by car, either way you wont regret it. It's beautiful scenery will leave you speachless.

Thank Žan Š
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