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Address: Bled Island, Bled, Slovenia
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This 17th century church appears to float in the middle of the town's lake....

This 17th century church appears to float in the middle of the town's lake.

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A quaint church

You can get to the church on the island via gondola or a motor boat, covered for the weather when rainy or cold. You have to pay a fee to see the church and you get a chance to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
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North Bend, Washington, United States
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New York City, New York
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house of worship was really enchanting and worth the trip to the Island to read about local folklore surrounding its founding etc. Take a pletna to Bled Island and you can ring the church bell for good luck and blessings. If you swim to the Island, you will have to figure out how to bring dry clothes because you... More 

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North Bend, Washington, United States
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89 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

You can get to the church on the island via gondola or a motor boat, covered for the weather when rainy or cold. You have to pay a fee to see the church and you get a chance to ring the bell in the tower there with the fee. They say if you can pull the rope and have the... More 

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Thank RoMistry
Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

there is a legend and there is a wishing bell, you need to pull three times and bell needs to rings once, and imaginery wish will come true

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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94 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I recently returned from a photography tour/trip to Slovenia. Our first destination was Lake Bled located in the Julian Alps region. The lake is less than an hour's drive from the capital city of Ljubljana. It is a very popular destination for both international tourists as well as Slovenians. The church itself is a baroque style Catholic church that dates... More 

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2 Thank OBIDOCRL
Madisonville, Louisiana
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137 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The highlight here is trying to ring the bell with one pull of the rope. It is a very small chapel rather than a church but it worth seeing for the view from the bell tower and the interesting history.

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Tehran, Iran
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179 reviews
117 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

It worth a visit but, excepting the location it was ordinary. The architecture was not stunning. Ring a bell three times for good luck. The entering cost was 9 euros.

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Maribor, Slovenia
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228 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Church is a mixture of history, art, legends and unique position. You need to climb to the top of the tower to look around if your legs are fit. You can sit inside and pray and you ust ring a bell for a wish or two. It is advisible to listen to the guide to understand meaning of frescoes altars,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Very good church on top of the hill and middle of the Lake I love it I had the opportunity to have to ring the bill for my wish there was a que but I waited for the LORD GOD TO GIVE ME MY BLESSING WAS. Wonderful everyone was happy to get there all my group in Trafalgar Tour was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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102 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Beautiful! The round trip boat ride drops you off at the island to visit the church. You get 30 Minutes to spend time on this island and don't forget to enjoy some Gelato before getting back on the boat ride back. Loved this place!!!!!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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138 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The Church of the Assumption is located on beautiful Lake Bled's island. It's only accessible by boat, but is well worth the short trip across the serene lake. After you climb 90+ stairs, you reach the church, which is beautifully decorated inside. The main attraction is to ring the bell three times to make a wish come true. Don't try... More 

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