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The succursal church of St. Andrej in Šalek

It was built at the beginning of the 16th century and is a typical example of late Gothic sacral architecture and as such is one of the most significant monuments in the Velenje region. The church is renowned for its precious decorative fittings. The interior of the church adorns architectural decoration while the exterior of the presbytery is embellished by a late Gothic fresco of the Mother of God. Tombstone of Rozina Uršula Ramschissel from 1626 is set on the external wall of the vestry. The high altar dates from the neo-Gothic period, the side altar dedicated to St. Vid dates from the 17th century with late Gothic atika and sculptures. The alter of St. Erazem dates back to 1767 with a painting made by Strauss The chest on the ground floor is from 1796, while the bell in the bell tower dates back to 1505.