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“great walk up” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ljubljana Castle

Ljubljana Castle
Grajska Planota 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 1 306 42 93
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Ranked #15 of 57 Attractions in Ljubljana
Type: Castles, Cultural
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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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“great walk up”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

excellent walk up tho the castle, with great views of old town. Take different ways up and down to get the full experience

Visited June 2013
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“Can't miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Right in the center of town. Our kids loved the funicular up and great views from atop the tower. Didn't like being nickeled and dimed a bit there, main ticket doesn't include the tower, etc. Cafes in the castle looked lovely. Surprised at the long lines to go up the funicular so plan appropriately.

Visited May 2013
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“Great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We really enjoyed the walk to the castle though the forest. Bring good walking shoes though as there are many stairs to climb. You can also take the outdoor "lift" if you are not up to walking there. The castle is nice and the view is great. There are a couple of restaurants on location too though we did not eat there but their menu looked very appetizing.

Visited May 2013
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“Castle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I was in Ljubljana about two weeks ago and I went to Ljubljana castle, and it was very interesting. I would recommend that you go on a castle by a railway and it was very spectacular to see panorama of the city while you go up with the railway. When you come up you feel like you are in an old castle and like you are a nobleman. It has very nice look of the city from the tower, you can see the panorama of a city, and you can see all see sights. You also have a museum in a castle but it is not something special. I was very thrilled with National museum of Slovenia. Ljubljana is very small city but it is very nice and people are very friendly. It is nice to go there and you will fill very cozy.

Visited May 2013
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“Nice views of the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Included with the CityPass, the funicular will take you from the old town to the base of the castle. Once you get off the funicular you have to climb the stairs to the right in order to find the ticket office. One exhibit is dedicated to Slovenian history (and was interactive for adults and children in English as well as other languages).

The top of the tower is not available in rain, but the level below offers nice views regardless of the weather.

There is a restaurant and a cafe inside the castle.

Visited May 2013
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