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Hrastovlje 19a | Koper, Hrastovlje 6275, Slovenia
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Hard to get here without a car. But if you have one, it is a lovely and winding drive from the coast passing small hill villages , vineyards and lots of nature. The fortified church of the Holy Trinity is set on a hill in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This church has very nice frescoes on its walls. Inside, the story of the church is explain by a guide with audio support. Very interesting site

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jean Luc M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Stunning 15th frescoes in a church surrounded by a defensive wall. Audio explanations guide you through the frescoes, the lady selling the tickets pointed to the frescoes as the audio was explaining them, very interesting. It is only the second time that I see Danses...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sylviane M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Breath taking vistas.Amazing wall paintings that were lovingly explained to us in English.The guide was fabulous.Highly recommend the Dance of Death Experience!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IfeelBled
Reviewed October 30, 2017

We were recommended to visit this church by our hotel on the coast and we so glad we went, as we would otherwise probably never have heard about it. And missed a true delight. Although it was locked on arrival, a quick phone call resulted...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Max08Guernsey
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited this in our exploration of Karst region. It's an amazing little church with an excellent preserved fresco. The tour guide is knowledgable and talks you through the key elements. If you are in the region and want to see something unique then I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank laura_mc30
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We enjoyed driving out to this site to see the church and the paintings. It is set on a slight hill overlooking a sunny, green valley. The church building itself is quite impressive, looking like a small, ancient fort. Inside, there is lady who sells...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MargaretNicole
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is a very interesting place and certainly worth the trip to it by car (public transport is impossible). A fortified church is already unusual but the frescos on the inside are certainly special. Well preserved (or restored) and a large variety of stories. Very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ortwin
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Visited Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity with a guide. Fascinating to hear explanations of the frescoes that cover the entire interior of the church. Setting is also beautiful, in a tiny village amid rolling hills.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank svale87
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

One can reach this church from Skocjan caves in a 30 min drive. To cases, call the number written at the gate, even if it is outside the working hours.

Date of experience: December 2016
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