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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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first to see in Ljubljana

When you start to walk at the old part of Ljubljana, where totally closed to traffic except bicycles, the first thing thatyou will notice is the castle on the hill. Just have a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you start to walk at the old part of Ljubljana, where totally closed to traffic except bicycles, the first thing thatyou will notice is the castle on the hill. Just have a short walk to the funicular or, why not, reach the castle on foot. After taking a look at the large courtyard, enter every corner of the castle... More 

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

The castle is originally medieval but with Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architectural elements. It was a fortress first, then a prison and finally homes for the poor until the 1960s. Now it is a cultural venue and used for weddings. It is right on the top of Castle Hill overlooking the town, and you can walk up or take the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ljubljana castle is well-maintained and picturesque, though rather modest overall. However, the view from the top and the climb (walk up, rather than use the funicular) are worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle is well preserved and has audio guides to purchase for 2€. Well worth the stair climb to the top of the castle for an amazing 360 view of Ljubljana. Do it!

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Thank Jhood24
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle is very beautiful and a lot of things too see. But everything must be paid for. If you want to go on the top of the tower you must pay. You also must pay to use the toilet.It is a shame, because i belive there would be a lot more visitors if it was free of charge.

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Thank Grega M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hike to the castle is amongst the tall trees, green shrubs and grape plants. It's a easy hike and once you reach at the castle you see a great view of the Ljubljana beautiful city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle grounds are amazing and the view is beautiful on a sunny day. The castle itself was not the most interesting however. I would go again, but not pay to see the castle, only look around the grounds.

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1 Thank Aine R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read a lot of reviews about this castle and I tend to disagree with them. There is plenty to do and plenty to see here. The signage is not intuitive, but just explore and you will find everything you want to see. Where is the sense of adventure when we have to complain about exploring? There is a very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Castle is quiet big cost 12 euro to enter along with museum visit . Its highly maintained and must see to understand Roman civilisation antics in Slovenian Territory Should go to the top and you can see whole Ljubljana

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Medveja, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this impressive Castle during advent in evening time. We raised by modern funicular. The views are amazing. Exhibition of Slovenian history was also very interesting. The atmosphere in the square was relaxing, accordion, Christmas songs, mulled wine,...wonderful.

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