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Ribcev Laz - John the Baptist
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Ribcev Laz - John the Baptist's Church 

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John the Baptist's Church is situated in Ribcev Laz. It is one of the largest remarkablenesses of the place, beside the monument to four courageous men, which was erected in 1987 and the statue of Goldenhorn. It lies by the Lake Bohinj and is together with the bridge the wonderful image of Bohinj. Beside the church is a smaller parking place. The John the Baptist's Church was already made before the year 1300. It got the name by the religious leader from the first century. The church is an important cultural and historical memorial. The building is made from different styles from romanticism to baroque and is under the memorial protection. The most interesting is the head of Janez Krstnik, which is from the year 1380. Today is in the Institution for protection of natural and cultural heritage. The oldest are the frescoes from the 14th century. The belfry and the entrance shed were added to the church in the 18th century. In different stratums were in the southern side painted three Saint Christophers. The speciality of church is the shingled roof and the baroque belfry with double onion and lantern. In the church are three wooden altars from different periods of 17th century. They found in the region of the John the Baptist's Church the archaeological finds from the 1st till 5th century.


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John the Baptist's Church - Ribcev Laz - John the Baptist's Church

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Ribcev Laz - John the Baptist's Church
John the Baptist's Church - John the Baptist's Church and Lake Bohinj

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John the Baptist's Church and Lake Bohinj
John the Baptist's Church - View of John the Baptist's Church from Lake Bohinj shore

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View of John the Baptist's Church from Lake Bohinj shore
John the Baptist's Church - John the Baptist's Church

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John the Baptist's Church
John the Baptist's Church - View of John the Baptist's Church

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View of John the Baptist's Church
John the Baptist's Church - John the Baptist's Church with belfry

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John the Baptist's Church with belfry
John the Baptist's Church - Belfry

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Belfry
John the Baptist's Church - Part of the church in front of the entrance

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Part of the church in front of the entrance
John the Baptist's Church - John the Baptist's Church - Altar

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John the Baptist's Church - Altar
John the Baptist's Church - John the Baptist's Church - Ceiling

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John the Baptist's Church - Ceiling
John the Baptist's Church - Hangman with Baptist's head, Salome and Herodiada

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Hangman with Baptist's head, Salome and Herodiada
John the Baptist's Church - Beheading of saint

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Beheading of saint
John the Baptist's Church - Head of John the Baptist

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Head of John the Baptist
John the Baptist's Church - A few parking places near church

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A few parking places near church

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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