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Ljubljana Castle

Grajska Planota 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 1 306 42 93
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Ranked #14 of 57 Attractions in Ljubljana
Type: Castles, Cultural
Owner description: A mighty medieval fortress, a symbol of the Slovenian capital...
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Type: Castles, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: A mighty medieval fortress, a symbol of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana is an interesting tourist point, the idyllic grounds for long strolls just a glance away from the lively city centre. The Ljubljana castle offers many cultural, historic and entertaining events throughout the year.
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Tirana, Albania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

In order to turn the fortification into a modern and active conference area, many of the "original" historic elements inside the castle have been replaced by modern plate glass. On my first visit to Ljubljana, I found this modern feel a bit off-putting, but on subsequent trips I began to think that the incorporation of the castle into a working... More 

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Fethiye, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

very nice view of the city ,you can see all over lublijana and it self is a good example of the castle in slovenia you can walk up to castle much better

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Castle is one of the things you should visit in Ljubljana. Even if you don't visit the museum or gallery. The tower offers great views but you can get similar ones from other spots around the castle. It is worth to walk along different paths even if that means climbing up the hill several times... Other option is funicular -... More 

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Thaxted
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

With a combined ticket for the funicular railway and the castle at only €5 for seniors, this is an attraction not to be missed. The castle has been extensively and sensitively renovated. It now incorporates a very interesting Slovenian history museum and a very good video presentation (in English) on the history of the castle itself. The Viewing Tower gives... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

The castle is an interesting, immersive experience and a must see in Ljubljana. The only reason I gave it four stars... well, the weather was terrible the day of our visit and the views were adversely affected. We enjoyed the Slovenian museum, jail, chapel, and the tower even though we couldn't see too far. Great history and significance, definitely check... More 

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LjubljanaCastle, Guest Relations Manager at Ljubljana Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and review! We believe that at the time of your next visit at our castle, weather will be sunny and visibility at its best :) See you soon again at Ljubljana Castle! Ljubljana Castle Team More 

Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you go to Ljubljana you must see the castle and travel on the funicular. The castle is historically interesting and views of the surrounding city are excellent.

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Fairfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Be sure to take the funicular up the sttep mountain to reach te castle - at 4 euros round trip, it is the fastest and esasiet way to reach the castle. Once you arrive and the castle grounds, there are gift shops, cafes and a museum. But the real star here is the amazing 360 view from the top of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

You can reach to the Ljubljana Castle - by car (on saturdays there are weddings and it is hard to find parking lot) - by funicular - nice modern transport from 2,2, eur up - by foot - fastest and easiest way takes only 10 min from monument of Valentin Vodnik or from church of sant Jakob in old town... More 

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Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Worth saving your breath taking the funicular. Great view from the observation tower. Time machine film quite knowlegeble. Interesting exhibits, good restaurant and wc.

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Reus, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The castle was way up on top of the hill, a nice hike up! It was a foggy day and the city steeples peaked through on our walk up! The castle itself is beautiful outside. You can walk all the way around it. It is well kept up!

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