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Address: Bled Island, Bled, Slovenia
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Activities: Getting married
Description: 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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Lovely church but saw it in a rush!

The church on the island is lovely, you can ring the bell and go up to the tower to see the pendulum clock. It is about 6 euros to visit, so it felt like a lot to pay when I had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The church on the island is lovely, you can ring the bell and go up to the tower to see the pendulum clock. It is about 6 euros to visit, so it felt like a lot to pay when I had to see it in a rush as the row boats only let you stay half an hour. So it... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I enjoyed the whole Pletna boat experience and the visit to the island and the church with the famous wishing bell and its history. It would be such a shame to miss it if you get to Bled it is an interesting place. You can also walk around the island and enjoy a drink in the cafe.

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

In full Renovation at this time, not all the art work are displayed, but still worth it, you get to ring the wish bell that is located in the middle of the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My best friend got married here in the summer, I had the pleasure of being maid of honour. The church was full with 86 of her closest friends :). Was stunning day on the island and a special place to get married. Unforgettable experience. x

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It's an interesting excursion to visit this church with the 'wishing' bell taking a ride on Lake Bled in a traditional wooden 'pletna' boat then climbing the 99 steps on this small island. This is a unique type of tourist activity.

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East Horsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Pull the Wishing Bell inside the church & make a wish. There is also 99 steps up the tower for good views

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Attard, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This Church is worth a visit on the way up to the castle. On some days a place is open just near it where they have an audio guide. We never managed to find the place open though so we didn't use it. I'd recommend a visit though on the way up to the castle.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The boat to the Church was 12 euros and waits 30 minutes. The Church is quite a climb 99 steps then charges 6 euros to get in,so the time limit made it not worthwhile.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Average church, but unique due to location... There is a fee for entering, but you can ring the wishing bells and climb the bell tower for great views.

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Leinster
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The trip over to the island on the pletna is lovely, €12 return is not too bad but to have to pay another €6 to ring the bell in the church is a little greedy... There is the obligatory gift shop, a fairly sparse coffee shop and lots of steps, in fact 99 to be exact. There is a nice... More 

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