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Basilica of Mary Help of Christians

The Church of St Vitus, Brezje, Slovenia
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Prayerful Visit

My family and I visited this Marian Shrine on our way back to the coast from Lake Bled. Since it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PolishPrincess2013
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Rochester, New York
Worth every moment

If you are looking for a place to feel the peace, to enjoy in views is this one of the places where... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Primoz S
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jul 2017
“Nice church and area”
1 week ago
“Prayerful Visit”
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The Church of St Vitus, Brezje, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 19 January 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

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Reviewed 8 November 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

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Reviewed 26 July 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

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Reviewed 7 April 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.

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Reviewed 1 January 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

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Reviewed 28 November 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

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Reviewed 27 October 2014

This church became famous because of John Paul II's visit many years ago. Very simple, but nice. But do not expect a 'wow' kind of church. Worth if you are in the area.

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