The over 700 years old church is one of the most beautiful examples of the Middle Age architecture and fresco painting in Slovenia.Plan your visit to Church of St John the Baptist and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary planner.
- Some of the oldest frescoes in Slovenia are found in the church and in front of it.
- In stylistic terms, the church covers time periods from Romanticism to Baroque.
- It represents an important cultural and historical monument and is a listed building.
- The Church of St. John the Baptist is thought to have been built as early as pre1300.
- The church is located on a rich historical site – archaeological finds, dating from the 1st to the 5th century, have been discovered next to the church.
- Additional information: www.janez-krstnik-bohinj.si
Church of St John the Baptist reviews
All descriptions, older than two years, are wrong. Church has now new presentation, prepared for curious visitors. They have displays with short or long descriptions of the place, church, frescoes ad.... more »
There is a small admission charge to view this gem of a church. The lady on the desk was very welcoming and helpful. The church is covered in wall paintings, several illustrating the life of St John. more »
Amazing church, unique frescoes. Something you never saw before. Definitely a must to visit. And it's only 2 EUR.
Lovely church next to Lake Bohinj. You can't miss it if you want to ...
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