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Ljubljana Castle

Address: Grajska Planota 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone Number: +386 1 306 42 93
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Ranked #15 of 58 Attractions in Ljubljana
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: A mighty medieval fortress, a symbol of the Slovenian capital...
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Fantastic - one word that describes it, the old world charm about the city is what sprinkles down from the castle. The castle is perched high up on the mountain and can be seen from every corner of the city once you walk up the steep climb and build up an appetite do visit the chic restaurants that have made... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It was difficult to navigate as we didn't always know which way to go. The staff however were very helpful. The videos and English translation were very good as this helped us to understand the history of the castle and of slovenia. The castle looks very beautiful as a back drop to the city and the views from the top... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The architecture and the view are worth the ride up the funicular! Not much remains on the inside. The views of the castle on top of the hill, are also lovely, from the city below!

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Lesce, Slovenia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The Ljubljana castle should be on your must-do-things when you are visiting Ljubljana. This amazing castle is located in the middle of the City and offers amazing views of Ljubljana and souroundings. The museums there are interesting and you must stop in the caffe for some amazing caes or even better: visit the Strelec restaurant, that's one of the best... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The history and the view of the castle was very interesting. We would make this a 'must see' for any visitor here. The booking (kiosk) staff were very average, just doing their job with no enthusiasm and the majority of the castle was closed to the public (for tourism purposes). It appears as though its purpose now is to generate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Located at the castle hill overlooking the old town. You can have a bird view from the tower over the old town. Its doesn't have to be a whole day thing, you can squeeze a couple of hours during the day to visit (that if you're planning to walk down). Its better to take the funicular going up and walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Ljubljana Castle should definitely be on the list of things to see on your visit to Ljubljana. If you're on a budget, don't bother buying the ticket, there's plenty to see for free! It offers such good views of Ljubljana and really makes you feel it's history. Added bonus: It only takes about 20min to walk to the top... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Anywhere you walk in the city, you will practically always be able to see Ljubljana Castle. It sort of navigates people: the closer you see it, the closer you are to the city center. You can reach the castle in two ways: by a funicular from city center or by car (it has outdoor parking). The castle is excellently reconstructed... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

In half an hour, you will have visited all of Ljubljana Castle. Don't be dispointed though. It's free and you find in it's walls a few tourist boutiques and a snack bar. The architecture is wonderful and the view of the city worth the visit.

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Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I think is the best attraction in Ljubljana. You can reach the castle in 3 ways: funicular, car or by foot. We use the funicular during the day and the car by night. The view from the castle is amazing, especially by night. I loved the way they decorated/illuminated the castle.

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