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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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Decided to take the steep walk up to the castle to see the view from the tower. Wasn't disappointed - excellent views down to the old town. Not really able to coment on the... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
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Bronx, New York
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

The castle is must-see site, not just because of a magnificent view and exciting history of the place, but just as a perfect example of the way old structures can be totally renovated while preserving their historical meaning, and combined with ultra-modern exhibition halls in total harmony. All the exhibits were first rate and the total experience is unforgettable.

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Barrie, Canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This was one of our favourite castles to visit. It is so well organized and you can chose to do a self audio guide or be a part of a tour that is done by staff who are dressed in period costumes. The views are spectacular and the best part was the funicular ride to the top which was included... More 

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Turi, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Wonderful view from the view tower but that`s about it. We took the funicular up and down. Ljubljana Castle states back to the 11th century and is located on top of the Castle Hill in the Old City. There is a wonderful panoramic view of the city from the Castle Tower: red rooftops, the river, rest of the city, mountains.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Very well preserved castle. Gives a visitor a good understanding of life in the Middle Ages. Well worth a visit. Good opportunity to purchase local products.

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Wilton, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Decided to take the steep walk up to the castle to see the view from the tower. Wasn't disappointed - excellent views down to the old town. Not really able to coment on the other activities within the castle as only really wanted to go up the tower. Not the cheapest but probably worth it for the view.

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Yehud, Israel
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

the funicular offers a nice ride up the hill and at the castle itself you get a nice view of the city, the castle itself isn't as flashy as others in Europe but it's worth the visit.

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Thank tatan48
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

you get a beautiful view around the castle and you see the whole city from the top, there's a nice bar at the castle where you get good cold beer

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Thank marc s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

An incredibly interesting attraction, the audio guide is very informative, the various parts of the castle and their histories are looked at, with more information available if you want it. The exhibition on Slovenian history is great and the views of the city and surrounding area from the tower are amazing.

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Definitely walk up to the castle, no cheating with the funicular. The views are nice, and the castle is, well, a castle. Good cafe inside the courtyard.

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

The castle has been maintained not renovated as other reviews suggest. Any additions appear to protect the original castle but allow for access and viewing. The modern stairs and floors make access possible for people of all ages and mobility . The castle also provides usable spaces for exhibitions and relaxation. The audio guide takes you through the castle and... More 

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