A large section is also dealing with an attempt to make a complete catalogue of heraldic (paper based) collector's items, again with the main focus on civic heraldry.The wiki contains at present 88,252 pages and 164,930 images.The official circles did not believe Urška and they confined her but she saved herself twice in a miraculous way and after two years of preparation works, they started to build the church. The Basilica of the Assumption of Mary The Basilica of Sveta Gora from the first half of the 16th century has always been an important monument of cultural and historical value.It was designed as a three-nave church in which elements of late Gothic and Renaissance style were combined.It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc).If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome !With its height of 682m above the sea level it offers a magnificent view of the Julian Alps, the Trnovo Forest, the Karst up to the sea, and to Brda and the Friuli Plain, the Carnic Alps and the Dolomites to the west.The pilgrimage route The first sanctuary of Sveta Gora was mentioned in early sources from the Middle Ages dating from 1368, 1376, 13, and there is more information about another Church on Sveta Gora which was built between 15. Mary’s apparitions to Urška Ferligoj from the nearby settlement Grgar was created.
What has remained of the former Church of the Holy Mountain of the 14th century is just a stone plaque built into the wall behind the main altar, to the left of the entrance into the Winter Chapel.
The present church is at least the fourth one on the same place, constructed in neo-baroque style in the period from 1924-28 upon the plans of the architect Silvan Barich (in Italian – Baresi; 1884-1958), by birth from Podgrad in Istria.
The monumentally designed basilica is adorned with a 50m high bell tower with mighty bells.
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