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Bled belongs between the most popular and well attended tourist places in Slovenia. The place is especially known by the island, castle and lake. The Bled Island is a small island, which is situated in the middle of the Lake Bled. On the island you can see the interesting baroque Church of the Assumption. You can go to the Bled island with the traditional boat which is called pletna and is pushed by the steersman. If you wish you can also rent a boat and paddle by yourself. Pletna boat is very well known remarkableness of this place. The history of the boat goes to the 12th century. Pletna is 2 meter wide and 7 meter long wooden boat. Today the boatmen are part of the association Mlino. The Bled Island was already settled in the minor Stone Age, but just as the temporary fishermen post. In the 17th century were in the island built the stony staircase with the 99 stairs and the chapel of the Mother of God. The Bled Island is very well known by ringing to the bell. This should by the folk tradition fulfil wishes to the one who rings it. At the Bled Island you can see the Gothic lighthouse, which is situated near the southerner entrance to the church and the baroque statue of the Maria Magdalena. In the winter time you can walk to the island, if it is enough cold that the surface of the lake frozen. The Bled Island is a wonderful place for a romantic wedding.


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Bled Island - Bled - Bled Island

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Bled - Bled Island
Bled Island - Bled Island with duck

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Bled Island with duck
Bled Island - Bled Island - Autumn

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Bled Island - Autumn
Bled Island - View of Bled Island from distance

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View of Bled Island from distance
Bled Island - Lake Bled with Bled Island

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Lake Bled with Bled Island
Bled Island - Winter haze above Lake Bled

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Winter haze above Lake Bled
Bled Island - Bled Island - Winter

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Bled Island - Winter
Bled Island - Frozen island around Bled Island

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Frozen island around Bled Island
Bled Island - Promenade to Bled Island above frozen lake

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Promenade to Bled Island above frozen lake
Bled Island - Bled Island - Spring

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Bled Island - Spring
Bled Island - View of Bled Island from above

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View of Bled Island from above
Bled Island - Stony staircase on Bled Island

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Stony staircase on Bled Island
Bled Island - Stony staircase that leads to the Church of the Assumption

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Stony staircase that leads to the Church of the Assumption
Bled Island - 99 stairs on the south side of Bled Island

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99 stairs on the south side of Bled Island
Bled Island - Stairs on Bled Island and pletna

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Stairs on Bled Island and pletna
Bled Island - View from the stairs on Vila Bled and Cafe Belvedere

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View from the stairs on Vila Bled and Cafe Belvedere
Bled Island - View of the frozen lake from stony staircase on Bled Island

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View of the frozen lake from stony staircase on Bled Island
Bled Island - Chapel and the House of the Chaplain

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Chapel and the House of the Chaplain
Bled Island - Coat of arms on the chapel

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Coat of arms on the chapel
Bled Island - Small chapel

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Small chapel
Bled Island - House of the Chaplain

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House of the Chaplain
Bled Island - House of the Chaplain was constructed between 1685 and 1721

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House of the Chaplain was constructed between 1685 and 1721
Bled Island - Path to the landing stage on the north side of Bled Island

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Path to the landing stage on the north side of Bled Island
Bled Island - Stairs to the north pier

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Stairs to the north pier
Bled Island - Small hermitage

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Small hermitage
Bled Island - Baroque statue of Maria Magdalena

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Baroque statue of Maria Magdalena
Bled Island - Church of the Assumption

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Bled Island - Church of the Assumption <br> Belfry

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Bled Island - Church of the Assumption <br> Interior of the Church of the Assumption on Bled Island

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Church of the Assumpt...

Interior of the Church of the Assumption on B...
Bled Island - Church of the Assumption <br> The Main Altar: richly carved, from XVIII century, contains the sacred images of the donators the emperor Henry II and his wife Kunigunde

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Church of the Assumpt...

The Main Altar: richly carved, from XVIII cen...
Bled Island - Church of the Assumption <br> Fragments of Frescos (XV century) on the northern walls of the presbytery with scenes from the life of Christ

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Church of the Assumpt...

Fragments of Frescos (XV century) on the nort...
Bled Island - Church of the Assumption <br> The Wooden Statue of sitting Madonna (XV century)

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Church of the Assumpt...

The Wooden Statue of sitting Madonna (XV cent...
Bled Island - Church of the Assumption <br> Choir

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Bled Island - The House of the Provost (exhibition, souvenirs) <br> Souvenirs from Bled Island

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The House of the Prov...

Souvenirs from Bled Island
Bled Island - The House of the Provost (exhibition, souvenirs) <br> The House of the Provost - Exhibition of cribs

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The House of the Prov...

The House of the Provost - Exhibition of crib...
Bled Island - The House of the Provost (exhibition, souvenirs) <br> The House of the Provost - Exhibition National costumes of Slovenia

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The House of the Prov...

The House of the Provost - Exhibition Nationa...
Bled Island - The House of the Provost (exhibition, souvenirs) <br> National costumes of Germany

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The House of the Prov...

National costumes of Germany

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Municipality: BLED (8122 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Bled (5181 population), Zasip (1032), Ribno (611), Bohinjska Bela (546), Koritno (234),

Selo pri Bledu (213), Bodešče (163), Obrne (76), Kupljenik (50), Slamniki (16)

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