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Franciscan Church (Franciskanska Cerkev)

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Address: Preshernov trg 4, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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+386 1 242 93 00
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Iconic Ljubljana Church

This church with the pink facade is the iconic building in Ljubljana. It's in the main square in the old town, and is really quite beautiful and different to churches I've seen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful Franciscan parish church with monastery take places in Prešeren square in the old town in pedestrian area. On the outside top the biggest bronze statue of St. Mary is visible. Entrance is free.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This church with the pink facade is the iconic building in Ljubljana. It's in the main square in the old town, and is really quite beautiful and different to churches I've seen elsewhere.

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Thank Amy B
Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open, not too many people, a lovely look around the interior. Not too large, so it won't take too long. Wish I'd been here for choir or mass, as some reviewers were.

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Thank Barbara M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Preseren square, this is another of Ljubljana's attractive churches. I didn't get to go inside this one, but it still looks good from the outside and is pretty obvious when you're passing through Preseren square.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stunning building and opulent interior bring awe to the visit. Even the doors make visitors feel the weight of the ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

This is one of the unmistakable landmarks of Ljubljana, situated in Preseren Square. The interior is beautiful. We were there during a mass, and it was filled with worshippers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

It was special to be here for a service and watch everyone come and go saying their prayers and blessings. Our choir sang several songs and fell in love with the ambience of the place. It's easily accessible and right in the centre of town. Free entry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This pink church can not be missed. It is in the center of the Old City. We were able to go inside and luckily found a mass that had just started around 3 pm. The church dates from the 16th century

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

We were at the Franciscan Church at about 13:00-14:00 on 8 Nov and it was closed. It opened again from 15:00. There was a sign at each of its doors. We were lucky to attend mass at about 16:00 or so. We are not very good with architecture of churches but what we wanna share is the lighting. We noticed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Beautiful church and beautiful architecture of a bygone era, Not sure of the origins or story behind the colour of the church but still a must do when in Ljubljana

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