City Art Gallery


Easy-to-miss Old Town gallery with rotating displays of modern and contemporary painting, sculpture, graphic art and photography. There's a small gift shop on street level.

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1. Mestni Trg

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The first of the Old Town’s three squares is dominated by the town hall. In front of it stands the bright-white Robba Fountain (1751).

2. Town Hall

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The seat of the city government and sometimes referred to as the Magistrat or Rotovž, the town hall was erected in the late 15th century and rebuilt in…

3. Robba Fountain

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The three titans with their gushing urns on this fountain represent the three rivers of the historic Slovenian province of Carniola: the Sava, Krka and…

4. Cobblers' Bridge

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In the midst of the Old Town, a small street running west from Stari trg called Pod Trančo (Below Tranča) leads to this evocatively named footbridge…

5. Ljubljana Castle


Crowning a 375m-high hill east of the Old Town, this castle is an architectural mishmash, with most of it dating from the early 16th century when it was…

6. Funicular Upper Station


The upper station of the 70m-long funicular that runs from the Old Town, not far from the market on Vodnikov trg, to Ljubljana Castle.

8. Plečnik Cone

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The strange cone in Pogarčarjev trg was erected in honour of local architect Jože Plečnik in 1993. It represents the parliament building he designed but…