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Address: Grajska Planota 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone Number: +386 1 306 42 93
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Description: A mighty medieval fortress, a symbol of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana is...
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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What a castle!

We took the funicular to the castle and enjoyed a stroll around the walls. Getting to the top of the tower involves lots of steps, but the view is excellent. There are nice little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Beaufort, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

The castle itself isn't that special as much of it isn't original anymore. You get great views over the city. Especially from the Viewing tower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Took the funicular up to the top (the walk looked a bit too daunting!), which was fun. The castle is small but has interesting attractions such as the old prison. The top of the viewing tower provides absolutely stunning views of this beautiful city. And the hike up there means you can drink more beer later...win-win! The café served reasonably... More 

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Beaufort, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

We took the funicular to the castle and enjoyed a stroll around the walls. Getting to the top of the tower involves lots of steps, but the view is excellent. There are nice little places to stop for coffee or a glass of wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Hi :) I'm from Ljubljana and I enjoy the view from the hill where castle is set so much that I go there every week. Because I'm there a lot, I don't go into the castle but behind the castle where I can sit on the wall, chat with my friend (who always comes with me) and stare at the... More 

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ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

While we didn't go in the castle we walked around and enjoyed the beautiful views of the city.the gift shop had some really interesting gifts,etc and the women that helped us gave us a 5% discount at the end.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This heritage is well maintained with clever amalgamation of modernity and heritage structures....a cup of coffee on the compound is definitely worth it...

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It was a very interesting walk up the hill to the castle through the old town and up the hill to the top.... ( I recommend a taxi or the trolley that pulls you to the top...LOL) It is an amazing view and very historic, but like all other tourist traps this one is much the same pay pay pay... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We spent one very sunny March day up here. Got the Funicular up and all the areas subject to admission charges were included in our tourist pass. Vistas from the Viewing Tower were incredible and gave a real sense of why Ljubljana developed the way it did. The museum exhibition was very detailed about a number of aspects of Slovenian/Yugoslavian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We caught the funicular up, saves the effort of walking the steep hill. Good use of public space The history museum was very interesting and engaging. Nice cafes to sit down and chill, and great 360 degree views

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

While as mentioned in other reviews, the place is interesting, I was disturbed by the absence of documentation and systematic execution of Slovenian Jews. This amounts to Holocaust denial by omission.

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