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.