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Bohinjska Bistrica is the largest village in the Bohinj valley and the seat of the community. It is situated between hills Ajdovski gradec and Dobrava and between brooks Bistrica and Belica. The village divides road from the railway station to the Lower and Upper village. In Bohinjska Bistrica are railway tunnel, sports hall, open playground for tennis, football playground, elementary school, bus station, museum, restaurants, shops, private hotels, hotel, health service, local office, tourist informative centre, fire station, monument in memory of Second World War, Zois Manor with Tower Clock, First World War Military Cemetery, the Church of Saint Nicholas, ski center Kobla and other. Next to the Aquapark Bohinj is located interesting and beautifully arranged Ceconi’s Park. The parish Church of Saint Nicholas is situated in the centre of the village. In documents was first mentioned in the year 1689. It was built in the baroque style. At the end of the 19th century was renovated and it got the neo Renaissance and neo Romance image. Inside we can see wall paintings from the year 1884, which were made by the painter Matija Kozelj. The interesting thing in church is also the statue of Janez Krstnik Mesar, who was the initiator for the modernization of the cheese trade in Bohinj. The tombstone for 40 victims who built the Bohinj railway tunnel we can see in the northern external wall of the church. In the year 1788 was establised the parish in Bohinjska Bistrica. Janez Vajkard Valvasor, the famous Slovenian polymath, mentioned the Church of Saint Nicholas already in the year 1698.


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Church of St. Nicholas - Bohinjska Bistrica - Church of St. Nicholas

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Bohinjska Bistrica - Church of St. Nicholas
Church of St. Nicholas - View of the back part of the church of St. Nicholas

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View of the back part of the church of St. Nicholas
Church of St. Nicholas - Church of St. Nicholas in Bohinjska Bistrica

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Church of St. Nicholas in Bohinjska Bistrica
Church of St. Nicholas - Church of St. Nicholas  - Inside

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Church of St. Nicholas - Inside
Church of St. Nicholas - Inside of the Church of St. Nicholas

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Inside of the Church of St. Nicholas
Church of St. Nicholas - Altar of the Church of St. Nicholas

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Altar of the Church of St. Nicholas
Church of St. Nicholas - Church of St. Nicholas - Side altar

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Church of St. Nicholas - Side altar
Church of St. Nicholas - Church of St. Nicholas - Pulpit

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Church of St. Nicholas - Pulpit
Church of St. Nicholas - Church of St. Nicholas - Organ loft and organ

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Church of St. Nicholas - Organ loft and organ
Church of St. Nicholas - Cemetery near Church of St. Nicholas in Bohinjska Bistrica

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Cemetery near Church of St. Nicholas in Bohinjska Bistrica

Data

Municipality: BOHINJ (5257 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Bohinjska Bistrica (1799 population), Stara Fužina (595), Srednja vas v Bohinju (505), Bohinjska Češnjica (347), Kamnje (223),

Koprivnik v Bohinju (216), Jereka (196), Nomenj (173), Polje (170), Gorjuše (150), Ribčev Laz (147), Studor v Bohinju (117), Nemški Rovt (112), Brod (93), Bitnje (82), Savica (68), Podjelje (67), Ukanc (44), Ravne v Bohinju (43), Laški Rovt (41), Lepence (33), Log v Bohinju (17), Žlan (12), Goreljek (7)

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