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 …
Architecture in Ljubljana

Miklošičeva Cesta

This 650m-long thoroughfare links Prešernov trg with Trg OF and the train and bus stations; the southern end boasts a splendid array of Secessionist buildings and a fine park.
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…
Notable Building in Metlika

Commandery

At the southern end of Mestni trg is the so-called Commandery, which once belonged to the Knights of the Teutonic Order (note that it has a '2' above the door, but is number 14 on the square). Note the Maltese Cross…
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…
Notable Building in Celje

Celje Hall

Opposite the train station is where you'll find mammoth neo-Gothic Celje Hall, built in 1907 and erstwhile social centre for German-speaking Celjani, which now contains the year-round tourist office.
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.