Top Choice Square in Ljubljana

Prešernov Trg

The centrepiece of Ljubljana's wonderful architectural aesthetic is this marvellous square, a public space of understated elegance that not only serves as the link between the Center district and the Old Town but as…
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 Castle in Ljubljana

Ljubljana Castle

Crowning a 375-metre-high hill east of the Old Town, the castle is an architectural mishmash, but most of it dates to the early 16th century when it was largely rebuilt after a devastating earthquake. It’s free to r…
Top Choice Market in Ljubljana

Central Market

Central Market is Ljubljana's larder and worth a trip both to stock up on provisions or just have a good snoop (and sniff) around. Go first to the vast open-air market (Tržnica na Prostem) just across the Triple Bri…
Bridge in Ljubljana

Triple Bridge

Running south from the square to the Old Town is the much celebrated Triple Bridge. Originally called Špital (Hospital) Bridge, when it was built as a single span in 1842 it was nothing spectacular, but between 1929…
Museum in Ljubljana

National Museum of Slovenia

Housed in a grand building from 1888 -- the same building as the Slovenian Museum of Natural History -- highlights include a highly embossed Vače situla, a Celtic pail from the 6th century BC unearthed in a town eas…
Museum in Ljubljana

National Gallery of Slovenia

Slovenia's foremost assembly of fine art is housed over two floors both in an old building (1896) and a modern wing. It exhibits copies of medieval frescoes and wonderful Gothic statuary as well as Slovenian landsca…
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.
Square in Ljubljana

Kongresni Trg

This lovely square, with leafy Zvezda Park (Star Park) at its centre and a new underground car park beneath, was named in honour of the Congress of the Holy Alliance, convened by Austria, Prussia, Russia and Naples …
Church in Ljubljana

Cathedral of St Nicholas

A church has stood here since the 13th century, but the existing twin-towered building dates from the start of the 18th century. Inside it’s a vision of pink marble, white stucco and gilt and contains a panoply of b…