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Address: Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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+386 1 306 42 93
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A mighty medieval fortress, a symbol of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana is...

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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The castle provides a good overall view of the history of Yugoslavia/Slovenia. You should make time to see the castle/museum.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dartmouth, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The castle provides a good overall view of the history of Yugoslavia/Slovenia. You should make time to see the castle/museum.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Take a cable car up if you don't want to walk. Good view from the top as this should be highest point to view entire old city. Nothing much but do visit if have time

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ljubljana castle stands on the hill above the downtown, it is a medieval fortress, few times reconstructed. You can come there with funicular or by city train or just walking up. There is a famous restaurant Strelec with delicious food. In summer time there are many performerces in the courtyard of the castle.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Ljubljana Castle for the second time on this trip! The hike there was exhilarating and strenuous. I skipped the lift. The view of the entire city was well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on a snowy day, the castle is very beautiful. It's located on the top of the city, the view is very nice from there. You can visit the museum of puppetry - very interactive, there is an exhibition of slovenian history, I think it's permanent. You can see the prisons, and there is a beautiful chapel where... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came up to the castle, which you can see looking down over Ljubljana Old Town, on the funicular to visit Strelec restaurant, which is situated in the castle. The views over the city from the top are great, and the castle seems to be a mix of the older building and more modern additions. However, the best thing about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the walk to the top. Just go for it and stretch your legs.Lovely pictures to be taken at the top.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk up to the castle, not particularly steep (you can also take the funicular). The castle is ok. You can get in for free and explore some of the castle including the main area inside, battlements for a view over the city, the prison, cafe, gift shop. You can also pay to see special exhibitions (we did not). I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up to the castle which was a little steep in places but we enjoyed the walk. At the top the view of the town is very nice. You can walk around a lot of the castle for free which is good and I would recommend going early as it does get quite busy as the day goes on.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle has been expertly turned into a tourist attraction. The exhibitions are interesting and structured in a way that you can read as much or as little as you like. Views from the tower are amazing. Combined with a return ticket on the funicular it's just 10 Euros to visit.

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