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The Church of Saint Mary in Ponikve

The Church of Saint Mary in Ponikve is a masterpiece of the famous Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik.

One of the last works of Jože Plečnik, Slovenia’s greatest architect. An inventive reconstruction of the Church of St. Mary’s Call burned down by German soldiers during the II. world war. It stands on the remote and quiet plateau Šentviška planota.

The Church of Saint Mary in Ponikve is a masterpiece of architect Jože Plečnik, who succeeded in combining elements of the former church, which was burnt down during the war, with contemporary solutions, realising an exhilarating new structure.

An inventive reconstruction of the Church of St. Mary’s Call burned down by German soldiers during the II. world war.

Location: It stands on the remote and quiet plateau Šentviška planota.

Guided tours:

Tolmin museum
Mestni trg 4
SI-5220 Tolmin
t: +386 5 381 13 60
e: muzej@tol-muzej.si
www.tol-muzej.si


  

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    Šentviška planota

    The vast pre-alpine plateau in the triangle between Baška grapa, the valley of Idrijca river and the Cerkno hills excels in picturesque scenery, and boasts a series of ethnological monuments.

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