20 Sights in Ljubljana, Slovenia (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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1. Ljubljana Castle

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Ljubljana Castle Ramón from Llanera, España / CC BY-SA 2.0

Ljubljana Castle is a castle complex standing on Castle Hill above downtown Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is a key landmark of the town. Originally a medieval fortress, it was probably constructed in the 11th century and rebuilt in the 12th century. It acquired its present outline with an almost complete overhaul in the 15th century, whereas the majority of the buildings date to the 16th and 17th centuries. Initially a defense structure and since the first half of the 14th century the seat of the lords of Carniola, it was since the early 19th century used for various other purposes and today is used as a major cultural venue.

Wikipedia: Ljubljana Castle (EN), Website

2. Dragon Bridge

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The Dragon Bridge is a road bridge located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It crosses the Ljubljanica River. between Kopitar Street and Ressel Street, to the north of the Ljubljana Central Market at Vodnik Square. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century, when Ljubljana was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. As one of the best examples of reinforced concrete bridges and of the Vienna Secession style, the bridge is today protected as a technical monument. It is intended primarily for motorised traffic.

Wikipedia: Dragon Bridge (Ljubljana) (EN), Website, Description

3. Robba fountain

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The Robba Fountain, since the first half of the 20th century also known as the Fountain of the Three Carniolan Rivers, is the fountain that stands in front of Ljubljana Town Hall at Town Square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It was originally made in 1751 by the Italian sculptor Francesco Robba and is one of the city's most recognisable symbols.

Wikipedia: Robba Fountain (EN)

4. Astronomsko geofizikalni observatorij Golovec

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The Golovec Astronomical and Geophysical Observatory is a national astronomical and geophysical observatory in The Golovc in Ljubljana. The Observatory was established in 1949 on the initiative of Fran Dominka as the first university observatory with the task of establishing the conditions for the development of Slovenian professional astronomy. Construction took place between 1954 and 1959. In 1958, a 5.5-metre dome was built from the main building, where in 1960 a 160 mm f/15 refractor Askania Bamberg, built around 1905. These binoculars were mostly used for sun observations. The first headmaster of the observatory became Dominko, behind him Vladimir Ribarič. Most of the first astronomical instruments were given to the Observatory from the Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade. The interwar Yugoslavia received these instruments from Germany as part of the war reparations that Germany had to pay the Allies after World War I. Today, these instruments are in the Bistra Technical Museum.

Wikipedia: Astronomsko-geofizikalni observatorij Golovec (SL), Website

5. Emona

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Emona or Aemona was a Roman castrum, located in the area where the navigable Ljubljanica river came closest to Castle Hill, serving the trade between the city's settlers – colonists from the northern part of Roman Italy – and the rest of the empire. Emona was the region's easternmost city, although it was assumed formerly that it was part of the Pannonia or Illyricum, but archaeological findings from 2008 proved otherwise. From the late 4th to the late 6th century, Emona was the seat of a bishopric that had intensive contacts with the ecclesiastical circle of Milan, reflected in the architecture of the early Christian complex along Erjavec Street in present-day Ljubljana.

Wikipedia: Emona (EN)

6. Plečnik House

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Plečnik House dalbera from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

Plečnik's house was the composition of several houses on Karunova street 4-6 in the Trnovo district of Ljubljana, where from 1921 the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik lived until his death. In 1957, the property with houses and all the original equipment was purchased by the city of Ljubljana and opened to the public in 1974 as part of the Architectural Museum. Since 2010 it has been under the management of the Museum and Galleries of the City of Ljubljana. In 2013-2015, the complex was comprehensively renovated. Since 2015, there has been a permanent exhibition on the life and work of Jože Plečnik, occasional exhibitions and a study centre for researchers.

Wikipedia: Plečnikova hiša, Ljubljana (SL), Website

7. Miklošičev park

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Microce Park is one of the important parks in Ljubljana. He was named after Franco Miklohic, a Slovenian philologist and linguist. Edited from 1902 to 1906. Originally, the square in Slovenia was arranged as a park in this place. Arrangements were made by the Municipality of Love City after the earthquake and the project was financially supported by the Vienna authorities. Parks and squares form the only one-sided lawn mower space in Ljubljana, and all four corners of the building have corner towers. It is a square floor plan, located between Miklohic, Chigaletto, Tafka and Dalmatan Avenue.

Wikipedia: Miklošičev park, Ljubljana (SL)

8. Ljubljana Cathedral

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Ljubljana Cathedral, officially named Saint Nicholas's Church, also named Saint Nicholas's Cathedral, the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, or simply the Cathedral, is a cathedral in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Originally, Ljubljana Cathedral was a Gothic church. In the early 18th century, it was replaced by a Baroque building. It is an easily recognizable landmark of the city with its green dome and twin towers and stands at Cyril and Methodius Square by the nearby Ljubljana Central Market and Town Hall.

Wikipedia: Ljubljana Cathedral (EN)

9. Marijin steber

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Marijin steber Charlie from UK / CC BY 2.0

The pillar of Mary is a consecrated sign in the form of a pillar with a statue of Mary at the top, which stands on Levstik Square in front of the Parish Church of St. Peter. Jacob in Ljubljana. In its current form, it was erected in 1938 according to the plan of the architect Jože Plečnik, and the design is the remnant of one of the oldest still preserved public monuments in Ljubljana, which has been changed several times throughout history.

Wikipedia: Marijin steber, Ljubljana (SL)

10. SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana

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The Ljubljana Opera House is an opera house in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. The seat of the national opera and ballet company, the Ljubljana Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet, it serves as the national opera building of the country. It stands at 1 Župančič Street between the Slovenian Parliament building, on one hand, and the National Museum and the National Gallery, on the other hand.

Wikipedia: Ljubljana Opera House (EN)

11. Prešern Memorial

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Prešern Memorial Original work: Statue: Ivan Zajec Pedestal: idea by Ivan Zajec, design by Max Fabiani, stonemason Alojzij VodnikDepiction: commons:User:Amba (Szeder László) (september 2005). / Fair use

The Prešeren Monument in Ljubljana, also Prešeren Statue in Ljubljana, is a late Historicist bronze statue of the Slovene national poet France Prešeren in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It stands in the eastern side of Prešeren Square, in front of the Central Pharmacy Building in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is among the best-known Slovenian monuments.

Wikipedia: Prešeren Monument (Ljubljana) (EN)

12. Krakovska kapelica

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The captain of Krakow is a smaller sacred object along the Eamon River highway in Ljubljana. Located opposite the entrance of Krakow Street by the east Roman city wall. It has a "lateral" shape, with a blind part with one curled valve and eight oblique tops. The oldest Christian statue in Ljubljana is located in it. This is a relief image of God's mother with her child.

Wikipedia: Krakovska kapelica (SL)

13. Šlajmer Park

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Šlajmer Park lies between Zaloško cesta and Šlajmer Street in Ljubljana next to the Obstetrics of Ljubljana. It's named after surgeon Ed Šlajmer. It has a triangular floor plan, the geometric design emphasizes symmetrically-eded trees. It was arranged in 1933 according to the plan of Jože Plečnik, and therefore is one of the monuments of national importance.

Wikipedia: Šlajmerjev park (SL)

14. Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

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The Franciscan Church of the Annunciation is a Franciscan church located on Prešeren Square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is the parish church of Ljubljana - Annunciation Parish. Its red colour is symbolic of the Franciscan monastic order. Since 2008, the church has been protected as a cultural monument of national significance of Slovenia.

Wikipedia: Franciscan Church of the Annunciation (EN)

15. Cerkev svetega Cirila in Metoda

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Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church, commonly known as the Orthodox Church, is an Eastern Orthodox church building located in Trubar Park, between Bleiweis Street and Prešeren Street, north of the Museum of Modern Art and west of the National Gallery of Slovenia. It belongs to the Metropolitanate of Zagreb and Ljubljana of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church (Ljubljana) (EN)

16. National Gallery

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The National Gallery of Slovenia is the national art gallery of Slovenia. It is located in the capital Ljubljana. It was founded in 1918, after the dissolution of Austria-Hungary and the establishment of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs. Initially, it was hosted in the Kresija Palace of Ljubljana, but moved to the present location in 1925.

Wikipedia: National Gallery of Slovenia (EN), Website

17. šance

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A schanze is, according to the specialist terminology of German fortification construction, an independent fieldwork, that is frequently used in the construction of temporary field fortifications. The word is German and has no direct English equivalent, although the word sconce is derived from Dutch schans, which is cognate to the German word.

Wikipedia: Schanze (EN)

18. Skakalnica na Galetovem

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Gelletov's skateboard is the lovely Shika of the former skiers along the "Guide" road. Its size is 70 meters and it was built in 1954 according to the plan of engineer Stan Brodek. There is a shelter on Geller's lawn. He and she run the Unity Ski Club. After years of self-training, she was removed in 1966.

Wikipedia: Skakalnica na Galetovem (SL)

19. Cerkev Kristusovega učlovečenja

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Christian Church, Delaware, Ljubljana, belonging to the Roman Catholic Church, is the parish church of Ljubljana-Delafri parish. The parish is in charge of Jesuit order. The church is on the wayside of Delavalli, west of the cemetery and adjacent to the ancient, now sacred branch. Hands.

Wikipedia: Cerkev Kristusovega učlovečenja, Ljubljana (SL)

20. Valentin Vodnik

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The Vodnik Monument or Valentin Vodnik Monument, is dedicated to the Carniolan priest, poet and journalist Valentin Vodnik (1758−1819). It stands at Vodnik Square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, in the immediate vicinity of the Ljubljana Central Market.

Wikipedia: Vodnik Monument (EN), Description


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