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Tourist information will ring for you to arrange a tour,not the easiest place to find the entrance... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Email tourist centre in advance!

Unsuspected wonderful private experience in a very touristy Ljubljana. Private guided tour in the... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
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Dolnicharjeva ulica 4, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 300 19 53
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Tourist information will ring for you to arrange a tour,not the easiest place to find the entrance but if you like libraries then you’ll love this. The lady that shows you round is knowledgable and very good, sadly it doesn’t get many visitors but that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Unsuspected wonderful private experience in a very touristy Ljubljana. Private guided tour in the oldest pubic library of Slovenia. Make sure to email a day in advance, or announce your visit to the tourist information centre at the three bridges, a day in advance. Make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We decided to call while exploring the city and we could immediately drop by. And wow, it’s absolutely worth a visit! It looks like you walk straight into a Harry Potter movie. Awesome that such hidden secrets still excist. No doubts, just go!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Veraly V
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I am disappointed that more people haven't found this place yet. It is beautiful being exaggeration. We wrote before we went and asked for permission, which I recommend. The doors to the seminary are usually closed off to the public so you almost miss it....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Privyliz
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

You can only visit to this library with approval it means you may write them an email for appointment and to fix a date and time for visiting. I did that with the lady incharge (Meteja) she was so kind and she told me in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The Seminary Library was the first public library in Slovenia. It had more books than there were people living in the city! It was modeled after a library in Rome. It is a treasure. It is not open to public to walk in. You must...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Just behing the cathedral you will find the library. It is advisable to phone in advance and ask for a permission to visit. You can't go on your own, but you will be conduct by someone. The library with its frescos and old books a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank 545medva
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This library is special. It is not open for groups of ordinary tourists. It is preserved for real art lovers. Whole hall is preserved with frescoes (Giulio Quaglio), furniture (Josip Wergant) and books. You need to ask for opening possibilities in advance - by phone....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

The Seminar Library can be visited sending an email or calling the guide that will take you to see the reading room. The wooden baroque shelves and the frescoed ceiling are a good example of late baroque style. It was the first public library in...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Riccardo B
Reviewed August 13, 2015

It is definitely not obvious how to see this library. If one enter they foyer of the address published, there is no clue as to how to proceed, but there are young people mostly male going in and out trough this lobby. I approached a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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