Must-see shopping in Ljubljana

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    This fantastic delicatessen with more than 300 products from farms (mostly) in the Karst stocks pršut (air-dried ham, not unlike prosciutto) in all its…

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    Vinoteka Movia

    As much a wine shop as a wine bar, this is always our first port of call when buying a bottle. Although Movia is its own label, the knowledgeable staff…

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    Trgovina IKA

    This gift shop-cum-art gallery-cum-fashion designer opposite the cathedral and Central Market sells handmade items that put a modern spin on traditional…

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    3 Muhe

    Only fair-trade products make it to the shelves of this socially conscious enterprise, be it coffee from Uganda, spices from Sri Lanka, baskets from Ghana…

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    Dušanka Herman's scrumptious painted silk accessories include unevenly cut ties and scarves for men and daringly coloured dresses for women. Just try to…

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    Carniola Antiqua

    With a large selection of items from the 1950s and '60s, this long-established shop is among the best and most helpful antique galleries in town.

  • Galerija Idrijske Čipke

    If Idrija in Primorska is not on your itinerary but you hanker for some of the fine lace for which that town is renowned, visit this shop. It has a large…

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    Oliviers & Co

    Part of a French chain, this shop has gone totally local and sells the finest oils from around the country, including olive oil from Slovenian Istria, the…

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    Antikvariat Alef

    This pleasingly jumbled, old-school bookstore advertises itself as a shop 'for readers'. There's mainly used books on the shelves, with some titles in…

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    Mladinska Knjiga

    'MK' is the city’s biggest and best-stocked bookshop, with lots of guidebooks, maps, pictorials, fiction and newspapers and periodicals in English. There…

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    If you’ve forgotten your sleeping bag, ski poles, hiking boots, climbing gear or rucksack, this shop in Krakovo can supply you with all of it – and more…

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    Galerija Rustika

    This attractive gallery and shop, with wooden floors and a really ‘rustic’ feel, is good for folk art. Conveniently located in Ljubljana Castle.

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    Wine Point Dvor

    Just up from the Dvorni Bar, this small but perfectly formed and independently run shop has a large selection of wine as well as fruit brandies.

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    Trubarjev Antikvariat

    Come here for antiquarian and secondhand books. There’s a good selection of antique maps upstairs.

  • Skrina

    This is a good shop for distinctly Slovenian (and affordable) folk craft such as Prekmurje black pottery, Idrija lace, beehive panels with folk motifs,…

  • Flea Market

    It's worth checking out the flea market, held every Sunday year-round along riverside Breg south of Cobblers' Bridge, for used and discarded household…

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    Piranske Soline

    This place in the Old Town sells bath sea salts and other products from Sečovlje along the Adriatric coast. Half the products are intended for the…

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    Rogaška Crystal

    The town of Rogaška Slatina in eastern Slovenia is as renowned for its high-quality crystal as it is for its mineral water. If you aren't heading for that…

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    Honey House

    Slovenia is one of the largest producers of honey and honey-related products in Europe, and this place stocks enough varieties of the sweet sticky stuff…

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    For those into ridin’, fishin’ and shootin’, 'Hunter' has all the kit and equipment you’ll need under one roof at the BTC City shopping mall.