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Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev)

Preshernov trg 4, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 93 00
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“preseren square” (19 reviews)
“main altar” (7 reviews)
“side chapels” (5 reviews)
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Preshernov trg 4, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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"preseren square"
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"main altar"
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"side chapels"
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"pink building"
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"nativity scene"
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"great landmark"
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"beautiful facade"
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"red color"
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"attend mass"
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"triple bridge"
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"old town"
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"impressive building"
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"bronze statue"
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"union hotel"
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Built between 1646 and 1660, the church is located on Prešeren Square and can't be missed recognized by Its red color is symbolic of the Franciscan monastic order (It's quite pink actually). If you look at the main entrance door and look out at the...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

It is located on Preseren Square and makes a lovely photographic backdrop to the square. It was originally red, the symbolic colour of the Franciscan order, but it has faded to a more salmon pink colour today. Since 2008, it has proudly been deemed a...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed February 26, 2017

This is the beautiful salmon-pink Church which appears in every photograph of Ljubljana! The Parish Church for Ljubljana, the interior is a lovely example of Baroque Architecture with ornate marble, painted murals, Side Chapels and a grand Altar. I was able to visit mid-morning. There...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

Great old church to visit. While there I was able to go to mass done in English, German, and Slovene.Interesting to watch and listen to while away from home.

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Worth a visit inside as well as outside. Not overly ornate a nice place for a few moments of reflective thought

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

The salmon pink façade of the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation really grabs your attention because of its location and bold color. The church dominates Preseren Square; it can be easily seen from the Triple Bridge; and it shows up in my photos taken from...More

Thank redeco
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Walked through the church just before noon last Saturday. Very beautiful and peaceful. Wonderful frescoes and stained glass! Must see when you are in Ljubljana.

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

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.

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 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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Reviewed December 30, 2016

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.

Thank Barbara M
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