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“Great views of the town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ljubljana Castle

Ljubljana Castle
Grajska Planota 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 1 306 42 93
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Ljubljana Walking Tour with Ljubljana Castle...
Ranked #10 of 143 things to do in Ljubljana
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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 views of the town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

There's not much to visit inside the castle except the the battlements, prison and tower view. Walking around the battlements leads you to a human-power wheel to raise water, left over from when the castle was a prison. The history museum is well laid out and interesting - particularly the later items - but it does overlap with the other history museums in the town. I went on the guided tour, but apart from hearing the history did not really give access to any of the closed parts of the castle, so wasn't really worth the extra. if you have a Ljubljana Tourist Card, you need to pay again for the guided tour.

Visited June 2013
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“Ljubljana Castle so so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Castle itself was nothing spectacular. Modernised and many areas closed off. Best part of it is that it is on a hill overlooking the city and the views from the viewing tower were spectacular. Because it is a intrinsic part of Ljubljana, it is a must see. Better if you can walk up the hill though, than catching the Funicular (elevator).

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We came and saw the movie which gives you the history of the town. Amazing how many different rulers over the years. Gorgeous views of the city from the walls. We had dinner in the restaurant as part of our tour and had the most amazing food. Definitely recommend

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Ioannina, Greece
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“Just for a walk”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The whole castle is renovated. You can have a panoramic view of the city but you have to pay 8 euros to access the viewing tower. The best way (with great view) to reach the castle is to take the funicular train (located behind the flea market at Dragon Bridge) and leave the place by walking down to the city center through the alley.

Visited May 2013
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“stunning views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

A most attractive funnel transport you there which at the same time gives you great views.
The castle is lit up at night time

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