This church is behind the Prešern monument. It is called cake church because of its colour: pink, which is unusaual for churches.
This church has a very beautiful design, it makes you feel in peace from the moment you step your foot inside. If you need a few minutes to pray or attend mass, this is the right spot if you're walking around Ljubljana.
This building is much less ornate than the nearby St Nicholas Cathedral. Mass is almost always under way when one visits; but the average age of communicants is about 65 or so. The beauty of the church, the way the light falls on the walls and the art works contained in it--these things make a difference. But I was struck... More
This is another work by the architect Joze Plecnik, the most famous of Slovene architects. This has a huge interior with gigantic columns, a very powerful design. Although built in the 20th century, it is not overtly modern, but grand in its own original way. Plecnik was intensely religious, solitary, and somewhat eccentric, a good background for original designing.
When you visit this church, look particularly at the main gates (the Triple Bridge end of the church) and the big brass doors. Specially designed, these show the history of the church, which is the main Catholic church. You can see the struggles of the people, their life, the fires, and at the top you can see an image of... More
While touring Europe you may now have seen hundreds of churches. While its interior is not in the top 50 of Europe the exterior is pleasantly lit up at night on an active square. But that pretty much sums up Ljubljana. Its not the best city in Europe but it has this intangible charm about it that brings it up... More
Great church at a great place, beautiful building at the Preshern Square. Almost completely renovated. Beautiful paintings, statues, guilt detail. A must
The church is one of the most attractive old buildings in the old town, you see the nice red-orange colours from far away. Located at Preserens Square and the tree bridges. At certain times you can enter. Has at christmas times beautiful decoration.
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