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Church of the Assumption

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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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Lovely Church in a Beautiful Setting

Bled Island is one of the more picturesque views you'll encounter while in the Alps region of Slovenia. You cruise to the island aboard a beautifully maintained flat-bottomed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Warren, Massachusetts
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Warren, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bled Island is one of the more picturesque views you'll encounter while in the Alps region of Slovenia. You cruise to the island aboard a beautifully maintained flat-bottomed boat with a brightly colored sun shade above. Once on the island, you rise some 99 steps to a visitor center and this very charming church. The church dates to the fifteenth... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is nothing outstanding compared to other similar chrches in Slovenia. But the location is superb so if ou are alredy on the island it is wort to visit it. Or at least take some photos from afar with the all island...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary is beautiful renovated, decorated with gothic frescos and rich baroque equipment. The weddings are held here regularly. Inside the church is the bell and before ringing you must make a wish.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The main beauty of this place is the surrounding lake and mountains.You're transported to the island on board of the local boat-pletna,In the church do not forget to ring the bell and make a wish.Mine didn't come true,maybe you'll be more lucky.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

After rowing over to the island which was quite easy, plenty of places to tie up your boat.....then climbing the 99 steps and the views are amazing. A small charge to enter this beautiful church, so serene and peaceful you can ring the bell 3 times and make a wish. Sitting and admire the artwork, so beautifull .... then you... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were in the church on our own, just us and the ringing of the 'wishing bell' very beautiful precious pieces of history in this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

It may cost 6 euros for this and the tower, but if you've rowed all the way over (which I would highly recommend) you should do this. When in the church, you can take your go at ringing the bell using the rope. It's also a pretty enough church, and we managed to just avoid the big group of tourists... More 

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Ocean Grove, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This lovely little church sits on top of the island on Lake Bled! You ring the bell 3 times and make a wish!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

After you've already been gouged around 12 EUR to get to the island, you're then expected to fork out again to see the interior of the church. Not really worth it - after all, there are plenty of other churches in Eastern Europe (although admittedly not in such a picturesque setting). Looks good from the outside though.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

there were some workers with scaffolding inside but they didn't really block viewing any of the items to see, just not the nicest to have in part of the pictures. but i'm sure they won't be there too long. they do have a church bell you can ring if you have paid to enter in. that is pretty kewl as... More 

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