Baroque Church of St. Martin in Ponikva

The original church was Romanesque and today is in the Baroque style. It was built between 1732 and 1737 and consecrated in 1760. This is a Sladka Gora type church. The church surprises its visitors with its size since its entire length is 35 m and its width 18 m. Its interior surprises with the rich Baroque furnishings – monumental pulpit of the famous Mersi carving family and the wonderful fresco by Jakob Broll. The church’s other important furnishings include the silver Slomšek goblet and a relic of the cross in crystal.

Župnijski urad Ponikva
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