Church of St. Acacius in Stopče

The village Stopče is mentioned in sources for the first time on 22 June 1318. The church was most likely built in the second half of the 17th century. It consists of a nave, and a brick chapel, a presbytery with chamfered corners, a bell tower and sacristy in the south. The golden altar of St. Ana is from the late 17th century. The church’s bell tower contains the smallest bell, which is said to have been brought from Rifnik Castle. Folk tradition has it that the bell was used to call farmers to forced labour. Around the church according to chronicle, was a cemetery in which 10 French soldiers were buried in 1813.

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Latitude: 46.21447172637° Longitude: 15.424374617969°