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Smarna gora Hill - Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen)

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Smarna Gora Hill is a popular hiking point, which attracts many people from everywhere, who likes recreation and healthy style of life. People come to the hill through all the year. To Smarna gora Hill you can come from different places. The most known to us is the way from Tacen, where will expect you the free parking place and direction sign. In the beginning you will see the Shrine of the Sorrowful Mother of God, which dates from 1883. The temple – like stone slab was carved by the stone cutter Lovrenc Vodnik from Glince. After Second World War the statue of the Sorrowful Mother of God was moved to the graveyard chapel located within the Smarna Gora Hill encampment wall. The pieta by Ana Korenc was made in 2005 when the shrine was renovated. The plain Spodnja kuhinja resulted as all the other foothills on the shady side from the thrust of younger less resistent stoneware on the more resistent permocorbon strata. At this place the gently rising slope of Smarna gora Hill turns into the steep upper slope. The geographical name V Kuchine and Nad Kuhena was mentioned already in the Theresian cadastral register in 1750. According to the legend it dates back to the times of the Turkish invasions. It is said that when they were besieging Smarna gora Hill the Turks placed camps or kitchens on the plains of Smarna gora Hill. That is were the names Spodnja (Lower) and Zgornja (Upper) kuhinja (Kitchen) come from. On the way to the top you will pass the Chapel of Mother of God at Turkish Hoof, St. Antony's hermitage and Chapel of St. Saturday. The Chapel of Mother of God had been first mentioned in the cadastral register of Franz I. in 1825. It was renovated in 1883, when a stony statue of Mary with her baby was put into the niche. The statue was made by the sculptor Franc Ksaver Zajec. In the year 2004 the sign was renovated. The new statue of Mary was made by Ana Korenc. At first they rang St. Anthony for the health of pigs and cattle. Today the bell serves as the wishing bell. The Chapel of St. Saturday stands on the place where Virgin Mary sent after the legend to the fight agains Turkish troops St. Agathus and saved local inhabitants.

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Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Smarna gora Hill - Path from Tacen

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Smarna gora Hill - Path from Tacen
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path of pilgrimage to Smarna gora Hill

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Path of pilgrimage to Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path of pilgrimage

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Path of pilgrimage
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path through the forest

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Path through the forest
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Shrine of the Sorrow of Mother of God

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Shrine of the Sorrow of Mother of God
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path of pilgrimage from the shrine of the Sorrow ful Mother of God

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Path of pilgrimage from the shrine of the Sorrow ful Mother of God
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path of pilgrimage through the forest

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Path of pilgrimage through the forest
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Parking places in Tacen

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Parking places in Tacen
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Direction sign for Smarna gora Hill

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Direction sign for Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path near the fence

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Path near the fence
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Foothills of Smarna gora Hill

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Foothills of Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path over lower kitchen

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Path over lower kitchen
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Flood after storm

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Flood after storm
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path over lowe kitchen to the Smarna gora Hill

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Path over lowe kitchen to the Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path along roots

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Path along roots
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Last part of the path over lower kitchen where it joins with path of pilgrimage

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Last part of the path over lower kitchen where it joins with path of p...
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Partly stony path

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Partly stony path
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Chapel of Mother of God at Turkish Hoof

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Chapel of Mother of God at Turkish Hoof
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Path near the Chapel of Mother of God at Turkish Hoof

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Path near the Chapel of Mother of God at Turkish Hoof
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Meadow below the top of Smarna gora Hill

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Meadow below the top of Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Home for sheep

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Home for sheep
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Sheep along the path to the Smarna gora Hill

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Sheep along the path to the Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Road to the Smarna gora Hill

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Road to the Smarna gora Hill
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - St. Anthony's hermitage

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St. Anthony's hermitage
Path from Tacen (Path of pilgrimage, Path over lower kitchen) - Chapel of St. Saturday

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Chapel of St. Saturday

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Municipality: LJUBLJANA (289518 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Ljubljana (280940 population), Črna vas (990), Stanežiče (747), Srednje Gameljne (690), Spodnje Gameljne (598),

Zgornje Gameljne (533), Podmolnik (500), Medno (464), Sadinja vas (450), Mali Lipoglav (269), Podgrad (267), Besnica (233), Podlipoglav (206), Malo Trebeljevo (187), Volavlje (178), Javor (174), Dvor (172), Rašica (165), Prežganje (149), Zgornja Besnica (139), Češnjica (128), Vnajnarje (119), Veliko Trebeljevo (118), Gabrje pri Jančah (113), Mali Vrh pri Prežganju (107), Lipe (106), Pance (103), Šentpavel (100), Brezje pri Lipoglavu (84), Zagradišče (81), Tuji Grm (80), Repče (69), Ravno Brdo (60), Dolgo Brdo (60), Veliki Lipoglav (48), Selo pri Pancah (44), Toško Čelo (25), Janče (22)