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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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Amazing short tour

We climb the hill instead of riding the transport thing, and i personally love this short and light hiking. We got to see the view, hear the birds singing and just feel the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Linh H
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located via a vehicular railway and offers great city views. A few shops and cafes. worth a quick trip whilst in the Old Town.

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Amsterdam
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing really to see and you even have to pay for the toilet. Stuff was very rude and rather unhelpful. Avoid the effort

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We climb the hill instead of riding the transport thing, and i personally love this short and light hiking. We got to see the view, hear the birds singing and just feel the nature. Ppl plays musics all around Ljubljana, and from time to time the churches ring their bells, we see and feel it all. We did not buy... More 

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Gloucester, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable 3 or 4 hours spent (including leisurely coffee and cake break on the sunny terrace). Interesting history; good audio tour; spectacular views of the city both from the walls and the observation tower; interesting quirky museum of puppetry. Funicular rail ride up spectacular too. All in all a good half-day out and pretty good value

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting half day excursion is to visit the Ljubljana Castle which we ended with a very good lunch in the castle restaurant. They show a film of the history of the castle and its developments. Beautiful view from the tower of the Julian Alps and the city with its river.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here in January with my wife and little boy, The lift up is quite cool and doesnt take too long. However when you get to the top it is more like a museum than a castle. Also we asked just for trip to the top and back and yet we got charged 20 euros , as this included the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good trip up , good view to mountains , restaurant very rustic, good decor including original brick work and great food and wine in restaurant

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ljubljana Castle is remarkable. It stands tall on a top of a hill, right in the heart of the city. Entry is about €14, but one can roam the grounds for free and admire the views. There are a number of restaurants and cafes on top within the ramparts of the castle. Funicular to the top is €2.60 one... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't know about this place until we visited the tourist information centre. A very unique castle located under a cliff with impressive history and well preserved

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a big lover of middle age and castles, so I took my chance, drove for 6 hours and stayed for a weekend with my girlfriend in lovely Ljubljana. We took a walk on Gornji street and after 10 minutes we started climbing from one side of the hill. The path in the woods is not particularly steep and... More 

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