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.
THE CRESTS OF THE PROVINCES OF AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
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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
Guided tour for the group by prior arrangement (up to 25 persons)
Guided tour for the group by prior arrangement (from 26 persons onwards)
You can get additional information at Info center in Tolmin:
Petra Skalarja 4
Phone: 05 380 04 80
Church opening hours:
31.3.–31.5.. - saturdays, sundays, holidays 10.00 - 17.00
1.6. - 16.6. - every day 10.00 - 17.00
17.6 - 31.8. - every day 10.00 - 19.00
1.9. - 17.9. - saturdays, sundays, holidays 10.00 - 17.00
18.9. - 1.11. - saturdays, sundays, holidays 10.00 - 17.00