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Franciscan Church (Franciskanska Cerkev)

Presernov trg 4, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ranked #10 of 63 Attractions in Ljubljana
Type: Religious Sites
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Padua, Italy
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414 reviews 414 reviews
107 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

It was Sunday so we attended mass . It was in Slovenian of course so did not follow well . It was a lovely service and we even managed to sing a bit along with the hymns because it was all up on a screen karaoke style. A lovely mass .

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Wrotham, United Kingdom
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40 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

After the grandeur of the Cathedral of St Nicholas this was a little disappointing, particularly as there was a lot of internal scaffolding! However it is certainly worth a look and is just off the main square.

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Toronto, Canada
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111 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

a very nice church. I felt a little uncomfortable going inside as there was a group of 8 inebriated men on the steps, but i took another set of steps and they didn't bother me. Worth a short visit.

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Orlando, Florida
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The church is in the main square of old town and is a lovely rusty pink color. It's a good photo op, but since it was closed up tight the whole time we were there (in Ljubljana) there isn't a whole lot to say about it. I would like to have seen the inside, but that wasn't possible. It's very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I did not manage to go into this church as it was always closed when I was in the Piazza, but believe me, the light coral coloured walls of this church with white touchings and the stairs at the front, gives it a prominent mark. In fact its the place where I was able to meet other tourists who came... More

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Domzale
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36 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Every Christmas this was a place to go. The time after Christmas hundreds of people would go and admire the crib that the brethren had prepared. It's inovative and the children have a problem to go away, there are so many things to admire. The church is a place where you can hide from the busy pace of life. The... More

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Sezana, Slovenia
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3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I visited the students service on Wednesday and the number of people really surprised me. Everyone was singing and students organized the choir and reading of the gospel. They are currently renovating the church, but it's beautiful already so I can't wait for the final result.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Beautiful pink/reddish color with white pilars and molding. This baroque style church dates back to the fifteen century. Although, I did not go inside, it is still a great church to admire while walking the streets of Preseren Square in Ljubljana.

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Zemun, Serbia
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This church is behind the Prešern monument. It is called cake church because of its colour: pink, which is unusaual for churches.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This church has a very beautiful design, it makes you feel in peace from the moment you step your foot inside. If you need a few minutes to pray or attend mass, this is the right spot if you're walking around Ljubljana.

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