Church of St. Anthony of Padua – Kobarid

Steps leading to the Church of St. Anthony of Padua near Kobarid, Slovenia

Today’s Pic du Jour is of the steps leading to the Church of St. Anthony of Padua at the Italian Soldiers Ossuary in Kobarid, Slovenia, which houses the remains of soldiers who were killed in the infamous Battles of Caporetto in the first World War.

Kobarid is also home to a very good museum dedicated to chronicling the 12 battles of the Isonzo Front (Soška fronta) which were later immortalized by Ernest Hemingway in A Farewell to Arms.

Kobarid, Slovenia, 23-Sep-2008

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