Church of St. Anthony of Padua, Ajdovščina


Church of St. Anthony of Padua

Branch church of St. Anthony of Padua in Fužine above Ajdovščina.

Not far from Hubelj spring is church of St. Anthony of Padua. Main western facade is highlighted with a rectangular portal, moonable window above it and a stone bellflower, which rises above the ridge of the roof.

Inside is very interesting mirror ceiling, enriched with stucco frame. The main and both side altars are from 18th century. Main altar has a very diverse picture. Above altar gateway are standing contemporaneous plastics of St. Anthony of Padua and John Nepomuk. Altar pictures are from 19th century. The church was renovated in year 1990.

In the vicinity of the church are foundries that worked between 15th and 19th century.


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Ajdovščina is a city in the central part of Vipava valley, at the confluence of the stream Hubelj and Lokavšček, on the contact of Ajdovščina field and flysch slope below Gora (Sinji peak, 1002 meters). The city lies along the main road, which through Ljubljana connects central Europe with northern Italy. [_Read more_]