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Churches Jože Plečnik

Church of the Ascension in Bogojina

A masterpiece by Jože Plečnik: The parish church of Bogojina, SloveniaThe Parish Church of the Ascension (Župnijska cerkev Gospodovega vnebohoda) was built according to plans by the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik in the 1920s. The locals call the distinctive building White Dove (bela golobica). Inside, the ceiling is adorned with pottery from the surrounding area. [German]

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Wine

Klopotec in Prekmurje

A traditional bird scarer named Klopotec, seen at a vineyard in Prekmurje, Slovenia

The Klopotec is used as a bird scarer in the vineyards of traditional wine-growing landscapes of Slovenia, Austria, and Croatia. The pic above was taken in the Slovene region of Prekmurje. In Austria the same device is generally known as Klapotetz or Klapotez.

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Cuisine

Prekmurska gibanica in Prekmurje

A traditional dish in Prekmurje, Slovenia: Prekmurska gibanica

The Prekmurian layer cake (prekmurska gibanica) is a traditional dish in the Slovene region of Prekmurje. It contains poppy seeds, quark, walnuts and apples.

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Vintage

Vintage cash register in Murska Sobota

Vintage cash register at a ham manufacture in Murska Sobota, Slovenia

An old cash register seen at the ham manufacture Kodila in Murska Sobota, a city in the Slovenia region of Prekmurje. Blagajna is the Slovenian word for cash register or till.