Russian Chapel on the Vršič Pass


Address:
4280 Kranjska Gora, Slovenië

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The Russian Chapel on the Vršič pass is a Russian Orthodox chapel located on the Russian Road on the northern side of the Vršič Pass in northwestern Slovenia. The chapel, dedicated to Saint Vladimir, was built by Russian prisoners of war engaged in forced labor in the area during World War I. It serves as both a war memorial and a symbolic link between Slovenia and Russia.

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