High above the stream of the Tolminka rises a WOODEN SHRINE - THE MEMORIAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN JAVORCA, dedicated to fallen Austro-Hungarian defenders of the Tolmin battlefield on the Soča (Isonzo) Front (1915–1917).
Over the entrance door the inscription reads: This monument was built during the war by members of the 3rd Mountain Brigade, a battle unit of the 15th Corps, in honour and memory of their comrades who fell here.Built in the period from 1 March to 1 November 1916. The building was designed by the Vienna painter and stage set designer Remigius Geyling (1878–1974), then a first lieutenant, while the organisation and management of the construction was headed by the Hungarian-born Lieutenant Géza Jablonszky.
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Adults (from 18 years)
Children up to 7 let:
Family ticket (2+2)
Javorca and Tolminska korita
Family (2+2) Javorca and Tolminska korita
You can get additional information and keys at Info center in Tolmin:
Petra Skalarja 4
Phone: 05 380 04 80
Church opening hours:
18.4. - 14.6. - saturdays, sundays, holidays 10.00 - 17.00
11.6. - 31.8. - every day 10.00 - 19.00
1.9. - 20.9. - every day 10.00 - 17.00
26.9. - 1.11. - saturdays, sundays, holidays 10.00 - 17.00