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Address: Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Phone Number: +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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A must when visiting Ljubljana

Due to lack of time I chose to visit the castle. It is well renovated and offers a great view over the city. You learn about the history and a restaurant is located there too... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Koen V
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Essex
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was not a traditional castle but is very worth a gentle walk up the hill to spend an hour wandering around it!

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Thank quickyliz12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ticket buys you access to the watch tower. Offering the best view of town but not dissimilar from what you get for free. The museum is well presented but provides little more than Wikipedia. In all, of you're on a budget you can probably save the ticket.

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Thank Alexander M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We timed a visit to the castle perfectly, as one of Slovenia's most famous poet's has his birthday celebrated, by offering free admission into all the city museums and castles! We took a tour that included actors playing out 6 different ages across history that played an important part of the castle's history. This brought all aspects more to life... More 

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Thank Adam R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Due to lack of time I chose to visit the castle. It is well renovated and offers a great view over the city. You learn about the history and a restaurant is located there too for a snack.

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Thank Koen V
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Apart from the views across Ljubljana and a nice walk around the park and to and from the caste, there is not much in it. There is a charge now, I have been a few years before and it was free entry in to the courtyard, now they charge. I think there isn't enough to see for a change.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an exhibition in the castle and I liked the flair and the view. The location is a must when visiting Ljubljana. We walked to the castle but you can reach it also by car

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Thank MikeShine1965
Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ljubljana castle is very nice and very tidy. There you have restaurants, cafes, museum and fantastic places for taking photos with Ljubljana in the background. Path for going down (or up) is full of adventures but it has to be marked and secured better with notifications that it could be very hard to pass with strollers or wheelchairs - since... More 

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Thank Bobicka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the castle on a rainy day and it was still good fun. Taking the funicular railway was great and there was plenty of interesting displays.

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Thank Sophie K
Bucharest, Romania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a November afternoon, and the weather was not so good, but the castle was not what I expected... Looks more like a new construction, not a medieval castle...it has 2 or 3 restaurants in the courtyard, which severely diminishes his value...:( It is too "commercialized"...petty...:(

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you arrive to the foot of the castle, you are greeted by really stunning views of the city. Entrance over the moat and into the castle comes at a fee depending on what exhibits or activities you want to partake in. We were most interested in climbing the tower, so a basic entry fee was 7.50 euro.

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