Visitation of Mary Church

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Visitation of Mary Church was already recorded on Rožnik Hill in a 1526 document, stating that it had to provide a copper chalice and three pounds of hellers for the war effort. This church was razed in 1740, and a new church was built in 1746 according to plans by Candido Zulliani (1712–1769) and consecrated by Bishop Ernest Attems (1742–1757) in 1747.

The church was damaged by artillery fire during the Napoleonic siege of Ljubljana, and after its 1814 renovation it was given a Neoclassical facade. Management of the church was taken over by the Franciscans in 1826, and in 1836 it was transferred to the order as a chapel of ease. New altars were installed in the church in 1895.

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Founded: 1746
Category: Religious sites in Slovenia

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Ermin Đutović (2 years ago)
Nice church
Jakobe Deconinck (3 years ago)
Beautiful, but almost never open
Miha Curk (4 years ago)
Very nice church and the view is beautiful.
Dries Nuyts (4 years ago)
Lovely walk to the Roznik Hill. You can basically choose your own path up the hill. I would recommend to not follow the main road, which can get crowded in weekends. Follow the smaller paths throughout the park and you'll get to the Roznik Hill eventually. There's a lovely view, although a lot of trees will unfortenately block your view. A lot of Slovenes use the park for a short Sunday walk.
Yousra Makanse (5 years ago)
Really nice walk from the park! There is a restaurant with a great view, toilets and water fountains around.
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