Attractions

Top Choice Architecture in Ljubljana

National & University Library

This library is Jože Plečnik’s masterpiece, completed in 1941. To appreciate this great man’s philosophy, enter through the main door (note the horse-head doorknobs) on Turjaška ulica – you’ll find yourself in near …
Top Choice Notable Building in Koper

Praetorian Palace

On the southern side of Titov trg is the white Praetorian Palace, a mixture of Venetian Gothic and Renaissance styles dating from the 15th century and the very symbol of Koper. Now serving as town hall, it contains …
Notable Building in Idrija

Miner’s House

Laid out across the slopes encircling the valley are Idrija’s distinctive miners’ houses. Large wooden A-frames with cladding and dozens of windows, they usually had four storeys with living quarters for three or fo…
Notable Building in Idrija

Idrija Lace School

The Idrija Lace School was founded in 1876 (it's the biggest and oldest lace school in the world), and continues to offer lace-making skills to younger generations. The showroom exhibits remarkable pieces made by st…
Notable Building in Piran

Tartini House

Tartini House was the birthplace of composer and violinist Giuseppe Tartini. Today it's the base of Piran's Italian community and is used for cultural events and exhibitions. On the 1st floor is the Tartini Memorial…
House in Škofja Loka

Homan House

Almost every building on Mestni trg is of historical and architectural importance, but arguably the most impressive is Homan House, dating from 1511 with graffiti and bits of frescoes of St Christopher and of a sold…
House in Radovljica

Thurn Manor

Radovljica's colourful main square is the town’s leading attraction, lined with houses from the 16th century. Look especially for Thurn Manor, a baroque palace that is home to museums and school of music.
Architecture in Ljubljana

Urbanc Palace

To the north of Prešernov Trg, on the corner of Trubarjeva cesta and Miklošičeva cesta, is this delightful Secessionist palace building from 1903, which now houses a fancy department store.
House in Radovljica

Mali House

Radovljica's colourful main square is the town’s leading attraction, lined with houses from the 16th century. Mali House has a barely visible picture of St George slaying the dragon.
Notable Building in Škofja Loka

Former Town Hall

On Mestni trg, look out for the former Town Hall, remarkable for its stunning three-storey Gothic courtyard and the 17th-century frescoes on its facade.