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

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

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1. 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)

2. Navje

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Navi is a lovely memorial park planned by Joseph Plenik in 1937 and 1938 Architects Joja Plenik and Ivo Spinch laid it out on the extreme eastern edge of the former Anglican cemetery. All the way west to Criscitofa on the Vienna Highway. Al-Quds cemetery. Criscito Kaifeng 3. May 1779, with Carl Heberstein's first funeral and the blessing of the Bishop of Love. They arranged this new cemetery outside the city center at that time, because the emperor was Joseph II. He forbade burial around churches in the city, as was customary at the time. Interestingly, they are at the same site, but there have been ancient Romans buried on both sides of the invasion road in the north of Emona, as witnessed by archaeological remains. Today's Vienna Highway follows the same lane it took in the old days when it was Amber Road.

Wikipedia: Navje, Ljubljana (SL)

3. 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)

4. Plečnikova hiša

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Plečnikova hiša dalbera from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

The priestess's house was an assembly of several houses located at 46 Karen Street in the Aria district of the Trevas, which included a Slovenian architect, Georgi Plernik, until his death in 1921. The estate, which owned the house and all the original equipment, was redeemed by the city of Ljubljana in 1957 and opened to the public in 1974 within the framework of the Architecture Museum. Since 2010, he has been in charge of museums and galleries in Ljubljana. In 2013-2015, the complex was comprehensively rebuilt. Among his works, starting in 2015, is a permanent exhibit on the life and work of Joseph Plenik, a sporadic exhibition and learning center for researchers.

Wikipedia: Plečnikova hiša, Ljubljana (SL)

5. Ljubljanski grad

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Ljubljanski grad 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)

6. 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.

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7. Narodni muzej Slovenije – Prešernova

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The National Museum of Slovenia is located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is located in the Center district of the city near Tivoli City Park. Along with the Slovenian Museum of Natural History, located in the same building, the National Museum of Slovenia is the country's oldest scientific and cultural institution. The museum has an extensive collection of archaeological artefacts, old coins and banknotes and displays related to the applied arts. In 2021 it's been given the golden Order for Exceptional Merits by the president of Slovenia, Borut Pahor.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Slovenia (EN)

8. Zmajski most

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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)

9. Stolnica sv. Nikolaja

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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.

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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.

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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.

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12. Šlajmerjev park

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Slemer Park is located between "Population Road" and "Slemer Street" in Ljubljana, next to a caring maternity hospital. He was named after surgeon Ai Du Schleimer. It has a triangular plan, and its geometric design emphasizes symmetrical planting of trees. It was arranged in 1933 according to Joseph Plenik's plan, so it belongs to one of the monuments of national significance.

Wikipedia: Šlajmerjev park (SL)

13. Prešernov spomenik

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Prešernov spomenik 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. Marijin steber

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Marijin steber Charlie from UK / CC BY 2.0

Mary's Pillar is a pillar-shaped symbol dedicated to St. Mary, with a statue of Mary on the top, standing in LeStick Square in front of St. Mary's Parish Church. Jacob in Ljubljana. In its present form, it was designed in 1938 by architect Joseph Plenik, a relic of one of the oldest surviving public monuments in Ljubljana, which has been revised repeatedly by history.

Wikipedia: Marijin steber, Ljubljana (SL)

15. Frančiškanska cerkev Marijinega oznanjenja

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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)

16. Robbov vodnjak

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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)

17. Narodna galerija

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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)

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. 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)

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)

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