Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia (8 Photos)

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Lake Bled is located in the same municipality in Slovenia. Each year it attracts thousands of tourists not only from Europe but even in other continents. The main attraction of the lake is a small island and built on it a series of buildings, the most interesting of which is built in the 15th century Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, and his magnificent 52-meter tower.

Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia


Archaeologists have found traces of it early prehistoric settlements of the 11th century BC. In the early Middle Ages the island was probably the site of Christian worship. On the island there are 124 graves with the skeletons of people buried here during the period from the 9th to 11th century.
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia
According to written sources, the first church on the island, three-aisled Romanesque basilica was consecrated in 1142. In the 15th century the church was rebuilt in the Gothic style.
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia
Lake Bled is also very popular among fans of the water rowing, who like to swim in the calm serene waters. There’s even done some of the world championships in rowing. These championships are not just collect a lot of participants, but also a large number of tourists from around the world, which undoubtedly contributes to the popularity of Slovenia in the eyes of world public.
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia
Church on Lake Bled in Slovenia

Via : 10minutetravel.com