Slovenia's largest advent wreath in 2012
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Slovenia's largest advent wreath in 2012

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It is said that this advent wreath (crown) is the Slovenia's largest in 2012, with a diameter of 18 meters, perimeter of 65 meters and weight of 3 tonnes. It's located by the church of St. Rupert in Voličina near Maribor, Slovenia in the period of 3rd advent Sunday.

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