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This sanctuary is probably the most important Marian one in Slovenia. Many faithful going there... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2019
Vitor A
Lisbon, Portugal
Pilgrimage site in Slovenia

If you are a catholic, it is a must to visit this Basilica. It is on route from Ljubljana to Lake... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
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The Church of St Vitus, Brezje, Slovenia
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

This sanctuary is probably the most important Marian one in Slovenia. Many faithful going there give it a special ambience. The basilica is a nice Neo-renaissance building. In the exterior the simple façade contrasts in a harmonious way with the majestic steeple and the big...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

If you are a catholic, it is a must to visit this Basilica. It is on route from Ljubljana to Lake Bled. The painting of Our Lady, Help of Christian was moved to Ljubljana during Second World War to protect the city. Pope Benedict XVI...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

How you view this site will turn a lot on why you are there and what you believe. This church became a pilgrimage site and was said to be a place of miraculous healing beginning in the 1860s. Since then, it has been made an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

My family and I visited this Marian Shrine on our way back to the coast from Lake Bled. Since it was a Sunday, it was very busy at the church. The original painting of Our lady was breathtaking, along with all of the offerings for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to feel the peace, to enjoy in views is this one of the places where you definitely need to go. There's so much to see and feel. Long history, memories on important people, many prays in the air....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

We had just completed a tour of the breathtaking Italian cathedrals in Rome, Venice, Assisi, etc. This church is not as architecturally beautiful, nor does it have the statues, gold or marble. But when we realized and felt the faith that thousands of people from...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

We stopped by this church on our way north east in Slovenia. Many pilgrims visit this site known for its painting that had quite a history to it. We enjoyed the church and surrounding areas. There was an art display in a gallery on the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We attended Sunday mass there. It was crowded but peaceful. Lots of local also attended. It was impressive Marian shrine for Catholic. We hope to bring families and friends next year.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank K N
Reviewed January 1, 2016

Basilica is very popular in Slovenia. It is devoted to St. Vitus but all people venerate just Mary Help of Christians, painting of Leopold Layer in the side chapel. Half of the village is reorganized for pilgrims with souvenir shops, some restaurants, traffic regime. Parking...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed November 28, 2014

It's a nice church. It has some kind of sensor-operated-electrical-doors, so the giant old church doors open, when you come close. At first, it freaked me out, because I've never seen a church with self-opening doors, but then it kind of made sense - God...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Basilica of Virgin Mary 86HJ+JX Brezje, Slovenia +386 4 537 07 00