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Franciscan Church (Franciskanska Cerkev)

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Address: Presernov trg 4, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone Number: ++386-1-242-93-00
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Beautifully decorated

This lovely red-colored structure is indicative of the Franciscan order and the church is gorgeously decorated. It was built in mid-XVII Century. The main altar, executed by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This lovely red-colored structure is indicative of the Franciscan order and the church is gorgeously decorated. It was built in mid-XVII Century. The main altar, executed by Francesco Robba, an Italian who came to visit, fell in love with a local and stayed to build some of their most attractive altar artwork, is remarkable. Unfortunately, I found myself in at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Franciskanska Cerkev is most definitely the most interesting attraction in Ljubljana. It's pink facade is definitely an icon of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The colour brings a charming splash of "la vie en rose" to the graceful city. The attraction is quite lovely and unforgettably beautiful. When i hear the word "Ljubljana" an image of the pleasant looking church comes to... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Even though it is in the town center, which is often crowded and noisy, the church is a very quiet and peaceful place. It has it's own atmosphere and is worth visiting, especially if you like frescoes.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Beautiful church, with a lovely pink hue on the outside and gorgeous paintings and frescoes on the inside. The altar is a special highlight, and you are given great access to it and the chapels behind it. Be aware the church shuts from 12-3!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

You cannot fail to spot this salmon-pink church as it provides an attractive backdrop to Preseren Trg at the end of the Triple bridge. The inside is rather dark, but has 6 small side altars and beautiful frescoes on the ceiling. My daughters wanted to see the glass fronted coffin containing the mummified remains of St Deodatus, but were disappointed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

... during the day, it's just another church on the outside but beautiful in the inside. with the lighting effect at night, it blends nicely with the 3 bridges and the presernov square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Visited this church and what beauty it is! Stunning paintings and spent a while walking round here. They were setting up while we were in there to do some filming inside here..Excellent back drop for what ever they were doing :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The red painted exterior and the cream coloured columns provide a fine, though rather understated, backdrop to the main Preseren Square, though the trees at the front beside the steps look a bit incongruous and prevent a complete view of the church. The inside is well worth a short look for the painted ceiling and walls and the altar. Note... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful Franciscan church with a sense of peace and rest. If you don't believe, well, it's a nice building. If you do, you will understand why this place is special.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Another very pretty church and right at Preseren Square. There's no need to miss it. There are a few truly stunning paintings.

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