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Brezje

Burger Landmarks

Brezje village is located in the Gorenjska region (map). The elevation is 485 m and there is a nice view to the highest peak of Slovenia Triglav (Julian Alps - Julijci) and Karavanke Alps. Famous worth seeing is a basilica of St. Vid with the chapel. It is a popular pilgrim destination. Inside the chapel is a painting of Maria (helper). Since 1863 prays were answered in front of the painting. After that the church becomes too small for so many pilgrims and in 1889 the church started getting present image. It was consecrated in 1900. In 1988 the church got title * basilica by the pope Paul II. He visited it in 1996. Full indulgence can be received basilica in the holly year 2000.

* Basilica: distinguished church with the special rights of honour.

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(c) Boštjan Burger, (1993) 1996-2018