The Red Plague Shrine
The path leads ahead past the shrine of Pieta, on which in
1896 Ivan Grohar painted Gosar's image. Continue and walk past the Church of
the Holy Cross.
In the middle of the forest, at a
crossroads of two roads, there is the Red Plague Shrine, which was built at the
start of the 16th century and is one of the oldest shrines in Slovenia. The shrine
is a reminder of the plague; on it there are a number of painted images of
saints, however, unfortunately today these are poorly preserved.
A little further on, at an old track through the forest,
there are two rocks where, according to legend, Maria rested when she came to
visit her sanctuary.
Immediately on leaving the forest, you arrive in the village of Crngrob,
where, in front of you, you will see the bell tower on the Church of the