Church of St. Justin, Vojščica


Presbytery or part of the stone altar wall

The church was erected in the Middle Ages, somewhere in the last middle of the 15th century. It was located on the area of the former historical fort from late Bronze and Iron Age in village Vojščica. Here stood anti-Turk fort Tabor, the church was erected inside the wall its self within that time mansion. Tabor was erected as a defense against Turkish invasions. In times of invasions, the people from the surrounding area fall back inside the wall to the church. The church was burned down in 1st World War, to this day only the presbytery or part of the stone altar wall has been preserved. Church of St. Justin was a Gothic church. Later, it was renowned or newly built in the center of the village Vojščica, it was enlarged and consecrated to the St. Vid and comrades.


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Tabor is located at the altitude 237 meters in the southern part of Vojščica on the western part of Komen plateau in the middle of Karst, where the remains of the prehistoric fort from the Iron Age are located, which are archaeological heritage. The colonization of this part goes back to Antiquity. [_Read more_]

Vojščica is typical Karst village with some preserved Karst homesteads and wells. It is located southeast from Kostanjevica, in municipality Miren-Kostanjevica, in vicinity of Slovenia-Italian state border. In the middle of the village is church St. Vid, which was erected between years 1924 and 1928. [_Read more_]

Church of St. Vid
Neoromanian church of St. Vid is located in the center of village Vojščica, which was built after 1st World War, more precisely in year 1928. It was built slightly away from the ruins in war demolished Gothic church of the same name, which was in 15th century also surrounded by a wall. [_Read more_]