Church of the Holy Spirit, Javorca

Local nameCerkev sv. Duha
LocationTolmin, Slovenia

Church of the Holy Spirit, Javorca is a memorial church near Zatolmin in Slovenia. It is located on a hill Javorca above the Polog plateau, and is about 8 km distance from the village. It was built as a memorial church for fallen soldiers on the Battles of the Isonzo. Near the church is located Blek's farmhouse, which was renovated in the year 1998, after the earthquake in Posočje, but doesn't have any residents. Access to the church is on the road from Zatolmin, which goes steep above the Tolminka river and crosses several smaller streams and smaller waterfalls. Not far from Javorca is a permanent settlement Zastenar farmhouse.

Church of the Holy Spirit on Javorca was built between 1 March 1916 and 1 November 1916 in the times of Battles of the Isonzo. It was designed by Vienna's architect and lieutenant Remigius Geyling an Austrian painter, who was friend of Gustav Klimt in Vienna.

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Address Zatolmin, 5220, Slovenia

Coordinates 46°14'5.43" N 13°43'11.218" E

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