Bogojina Travel Guide

  • Bogojina
    by olja1234
  • Bogojina
    by olja1234
  • Bogojina
    by olja1234

Bogojina Things to Do

  • Shrine at the crossroads

    This shrine is situated when you follow the main road and just before you leave Bogojina. Or just as you enter, depending from which direction you are coming.

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  • THE POMURJE REGION

    Of all Slovene regions, Pomurje reachest farthest into Panonia and Danube River Region. It encompasses the eastern slopes of Slovenske gorice, Mursko pole, Ravensko polje, Scavnica valley and Goricko. Landscape is mostli flat as you can see on the photo.

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  • A STORK

    Prekmurje is absolutely a region where visitors can see from artistic monuments like Plecnik's church and the Romanesque rotunda to archeological finds, etnological curiosities, healthy food and good wine at the turism farm. Nevertheless you'll meet friendly and good people renowned for their hospitality.White stork is a landmark of Prekmurje. Its...

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  • FLOATING MILL

    Another view onto the floating mill on the Mura river. The Mura river, which rises in Austria, flows in Slovenia in a distance of about 70 km. It's the river in Slovenia with saved ecosystem - meadows.

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  • FLOATING MILL

    This mill is built on water. The reason for that were often floods, so people decided to abondon building of mills at the river and they build it on two small boats. When the water increased its level the mill went up with her. A magnificaent discovery that solved the problem of water-destroying out.

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  • MILL ON THE MURA

    In former times there used to be 40 floating mills along 20 km of the river, now only one is srill in operation. The mill is at the same time a tourist attraction. The old miller with his tales about ancient times in the mill, is incircled by audience very soon.

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  • STRAW - PLAITING

    Straw plaiting is another handy craft, typical for Prekmurje region. The knowledge of straw plaiting proceedes from mother to daughter. They work out all kinds of vases, chandeliers, baskets, crosses and more and more.On the photo, you can see some finished goods.

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  • FILOVCI

    Pottery is still in use for cooking, eating and drinking. It can be found also in the form of decoration and as flowerpots.The upper dish in the photo, is used for baking pastry - slovene speciality - Potica.

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  • FILOVCI

    Filovci is the village in Prekmurje, where pottery handicrafts still can be found. We visited a workshop, where one of the rare potters demonstrated how is taking shape - from clay to the final product .

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  • BOGOJINA

    For cycling fans Prekmurje is a paradise. There is a tour very convinient for comprehensing the environment and hospitable people living there. The cycling tour is leading you from Bogojina, where you can visit the famous Church, to the village Filovci, where the art of pottery is still alive. The tour is not steep and passing picturesque villages...

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  • BOGOJINA

    Interior of the church again. On the photo you can see a part of the Stations of the Cross, a masterpiece of Slovene artist Janez Mezan.Visiting this church is a "must" if being around.

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  • BOGOJINA

    Another view onto interior of this remarkable church, which could be numbered among most important and most interesting architecture of Slovenia.

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  • BOGOJINA

    Interior of the church has got an interesting decoration, charasteristic for the region. High Altar is made of marble, and (very unusual) pitchers on the Altar are a work of local potters.

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  • BOGOJINA

    This church, constructed in 1925 - 1927, next to the old church from 14th century, is consecrated to Lord's Ascesion. Peculiarity of the church is round church tower - unique in Slovenia.

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  • BOGOJINA

    Bogojina is a small village in the North - East part of Slovenia - in region of Prekmurje. A village itself is alike as many others in that part of Slovenia, but it is famous for the Church, designed by Slovene architect Joze Plecnik.

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