30 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 30 sights are available in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Sightseeing Tours in Ljubljana

1. Robba fountain

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Robba fountain

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 It was originally made in 1751 by the Italian sculptor Francesco Robba and is one of the city's most recognisable symbols.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)

2. Dragon Bridge

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Dragon Bridge

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

3. Astronomsko geofizikalni observatorij Golovec

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The Golovec astronomical-geophysical observatory is a national astronomical and geophysical observatory at Ljubljana Golovec. The observatory was founded in 1949 at the initiative of Fran Domink 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-meter dome was built from the main building, which was installed in 1960 by 160 mm F/15 Refractor Askania Bamberg, made around 1905. These binoculars were mostly used for Observations of the sun. The first director of the Observatory became Dominko, followed by Vladimir Ribarič. Most of the first astronomical instruments were given an observatory from an astronomical observatory in Belgrade. Intervolje Yugoslavia received these instruments from Germany, as part of war reparations that Germany had to pay for allies after World War I. Today, these instruments are at the Bistra Technical Museum.

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

4. Navje

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Navje is a memorial park in Ljubljana, which according to plans by Jože Plečnik from 1929 in 1937 and 1938 designed by architects Jože Plečnik and Ivo Spinčič on the far eastern edge of the former cemetery of St. Plečnik. Christopher, which stretched westwards all the way to Dunajska cesta. St. Peter's Cemetery Christopher was opened on 3 May 1779 with the first funeral and blessing of Bishop Karl Herberstein in Ljubljana. This new cemetery was arranged outside the then city center, as Emperor Joseph II forbade burying around churches in towns, as was customary until then. Interestingly, in the same place, but on both sides of the northern invasion road Emona was buried by the ancient Romans, as evidenced by archaeological remains. Today's Vienna Road in this place follows the same route as the Amber Road went in ancient times.

Wikipedia: Navje, Ljubljana (SL)

5. Plečnik House

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Plečnik Housedalbera from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

Plečnik's House is a composition of several houses on Karunova Street 4-6 in the Ljubljana neighborhood of Ljubljana, in which Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik residents from 1921 until his death. In 1957, the estate with houses and all the original equipment was purchased by the city of Ljubljana and opened for the public in 1974 within the Architectural Museum. Since 2010, he has been managed by the Museum and Galleries of the City of Ljubljana. In 2013-2015, the complex was comprehensively renovated. Since 2015, there is a permanent exhibition on the life and work of Jože Plečnik, an occasional exhibition and a study center for researchers.

Wikipedia: Plečnikova hiša, Ljubljana (SL), Website

6. Miklošičev park

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Miklošič Park is one of the important parks in Ljubljana. It is named after the Slovenian philologist and linguist Franz Miklošič. It was arranged from 1902 to 1906. Originally, Slovenian Square was set up here as a park. It was arranged by the Municipality of Ljubljana after the earthquake, and the project was also financially supported by the authorities in Vienna. The park and square represent the only unified Art Nouveau space in Ljubljana, with corner towers at all four corners of the buildings. It is square in plan and lies between Miklošičo, Cigaletva, Tavčar and Dalmatinova streets.

Wikipedia: Miklošičev park, Ljubljana (SL)

7. Ljubljana Puppet Theatre

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The Ljubljana Puppet Theatre was founded in 1948, originally as the City Puppet Theatre, and remains the premier Slovenian theatre for puppetry. It is located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It had its opening premiere on October 10 as part of the Ljubljana Festival. The first art director was Jože Pengov, Slovenian director, playwright, actor, writer, translator, publicist and founder of the modern craft of Slovenian puppet theater. Today, the Theatre hosts and participates in numerous European and Slovenian festivals.

Wikipedia: Ljubljana Puppet Theatre (EN), Website

8. Ljubljana Cathedral

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Ljubljana Cathedral

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 steberCharlie from UK / CC BY 2.0

Mary's pillar is a sign of Mary 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. Jacob in Ljubljana. In its present form, it was erected in 1938 according to the plan of 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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SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana

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. Ljubljanska Džamija

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The Islamic Religio-Cultural Center, colloquially known as the Ljubljana mosque is an Islamic mosque and cultural-center complex in the Bežigrad district of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is the culmination of a decades-long effort by the Islamic Community of Slovenia. A library, a classroom, an ablution fountain and the Imam's offices and quarters are included in the complex.

Wikipedia: Ljubljana Mosque (EN)

12. Šlajmer Park

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Šlajmerjev park lies between Zaloška cesta and Šlajmerjeva ulica in Ljubljana next to the Ljubljana maternity hospital. It is named after the surgeon Ed Šlajmer. It has a triangular floor plan, the geometric design is emphasized by symmetrically planted trees. It was built in 1933 according to the plan of Jože Plečnik, so it is one of the monuments of national importance.

Wikipedia: Šlajmerjev park (SL)

13. 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)

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. Cerkev Kristusovega učlovečenja

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The Church of Christ's incarnation, Dravlje, Ljubljana, belongs to the Roman Catholic Church and is the parish church of the parish of Ljubljana-Dravlje. The parish is managed by the Jesuit order. The church stands along the Vodnikova cesta in Dravlje, west of the cemetery and in the immediate vicinity of the old, now branch church of Sv. The hand.

Wikipedia: Cerkev Kristusovega učlovečenja, Ljubljana (SL)

17. National Gallery

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National Gallery

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

18. 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)

19. Cerkev Svetega Antona Padovanskega

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Cerkev Svetega Antona Padovanskega Architecture: Hans Pascher (1858-1942)[1]Photo: Sl-Ziga / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of St. Anton Padovansky, also the Church of the Church, is the neo -Renaissance church from the beginning of the 20th century. The parish church of the parish of Ljubljana - Vič, located along the Tržaška Road in the Ljubljana Quarter Community of Vič, along the parish of Ljubljana - Vič, the Youth Center Vič and Antonov dom.

Wikipedia: Župnijska cerkev sv. Antona Padovanskega, Ljubljana (SL)

20. Krakovska kapelica

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The chapel in Krakow is a smaller sacral building along Emon Road in Ljubljana. It is located along the eastern Roman wall opposite the entrance to Krakow Street. It has "Laterni" similar, with sheet metal, an eight -hour ridge top. It houses the oldest Christian statue in Ljubljana. This is a relief image of the Mother of God with a child.

Wikipedia: Krakovska kapelica (SL)

21. Rožnik

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Rožnik is a hill in the Rožnik District and Šiška District northwest of the Ljubljana city center. Together with Tivoli City Park, it forms Tivoli–Rožnik Hill–Šiška Hill Landscape Park. Extending from Tivoli Park, it is a popular hiking, running, and excursion destination for residents of Ljubljana.

Wikipedia: Rožnik (hill) (EN)

22. Skakalnica na Galetovem

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Skakalnica na Galetovem

The Galetovo ski jump is a former ski jump in Ljubljana Šiška near Vodnikova Road. Its size was 70 meters and was built in 1954 according to the design of engineer Stanko Bloudek. The landing place was on the Galet Travnik. It was managed by the Ski Club Unity. It was removed in 1966 after years of alone.

Wikipedia: Skakalnica na Galetovem (SL)

23. Tone Seliškar

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Tone Seliškar

Anton "Tone" Seliškar was a Slovene writer, poet, journalist and teacher. He published poetry, short stories and novels and is also known for his young adult fiction. Together with Mile Klopčič, he is considered the foremost representative of Slovene social realist poetry of the 1930s and 1940s.

Wikipedia: Tone Seliškar (EN)

24. Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity

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Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity, officially Holy Trinity Parish Church in Ljubljana, also Nun Church, is a parish church in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is located at Slovene Street, along the western border of Congress Square. It was built between 1718 and 1726 in the Baroque style.

Wikipedia: Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity (EN)

25. Marko Gerbec

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Marko Gerbec

Marko Gerbec was a Carniolan physician and scientist, notable as the founder of modern medicine among the Slovenes and for the first description of Adams–Stokes syndrome. It was published in 1717 and, 44 years after its publication, it was quoted by Giovanni Battista Morgagni.

Wikipedia: Marko Gerbec (EN)

26. MGLC Švicarija

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MGLC Švicarijajad99 from Graz, Austria / CC BY-SA 2.0

The International Centre of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana was established in 1986 to give the international Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts - which itself has a longer, uninterrupted tradition from 1955 - its own place. Most of its history the director was Zoran Kržišnik.

Wikipedia: International Centre of Graphic Arts (Ljubljana) (EN), Website

27. Cerkev sv. Jakoba

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St. James's Parish Church is a church in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is dedicated to St. James the Greater. Its name is often incorrectly translated as St. Jacob's because Slovene, like many other languages, uses the same word for both James and Jacob.

Wikipedia: St. James's Parish Church (Ljubljana) (EN)

28. 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)

29. Gruberjeva palača

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Gruberjeva palača

Gruber Mansion is a mansion in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, standing at 1 Astronomy Street on the right bank of the Ljubljanica, east of Levstik Square and Castle Hill. It currently houses the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia.

Wikipedia: Gruber Mansion (EN)

30. Križanke outdoor theatre

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The Križanke Outdoor Theatre is a theatre in Ljubljana, Slovenia, used for summer festivals set up inside the courtyard of the former Monastery of the Holy Cross. It is located at French Revolution Square no. 1.

Wikipedia: Križanke (EN)


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