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National Gallery (Narodna Galerija)

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Address: Cankarjeva cesta 20 | Prešernova 24, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Phone Number: +386 1 241 54 18
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Beautiful gallery, in a recently renovated palace. Especially interesting are the works of native artists (sculptors and painters).

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
Winchester, Virginia
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Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The building is very impressive and unusual in Ljubljana. Some of the art works were nicely representing Slovenian art, but other than that not much to see. We expected for more.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The whole thing is very chic and pretty and the art displayed very good. It collects the best works from all of the best Slovenian painters (and they were pretty good!). Now they also added a great coffee/dessert shop at the end of it for a nice refreshment before heading out to explore some more of the city.

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King's Lynn
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

In many ways it is a typical Western European gallery and all the usual suspects are there. Portraits, religious paintings, landscapes, genre pictures and the rest, but look a little more closely and they are often a tad disappointing. Some of the early ones are modern copies, while some of the statues are casts. Unless you are a really serious... More 

Thank Jeff1903
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It is a museum with an old part - beautiful staircase and an addition, very modern, but fits exactly to the old part. There are some excellent art works, specially the four great sloven impressionist painter works are remarkable. A must visit.

Thank 545medva
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

As an art historian it is refreshing to see something new! The large collection is amazing! The building complements the collection beautifully. I was so sad that I didn't have time to admire it well but I managed to see the whole collection. With every room you have information on the period and how art was effected. The Impressionists are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

It's a very fine building, and a fitting setting in which to display some intriguing and high quality paintings. Everyone will have their favourites, but do not miss The Artist's Mother by Janez Subic, and Double Self-Portrait by Ivan Vavpotic.

Thank Alastair642
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I loved guided tour and saturdays morning drawing classes for childrens. We spend 3 hours in galery and we had good time.

Thank Jani K
Winchester, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Beautiful gallery, in a recently renovated palace. Especially interesting are the works of native artists (sculptors and painters).

Thank entropy71
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

so much to see but my favourite painting was THE JUDGEMENT OF SOLOMON.everything was well set out and presented.we lost all sense of time as we wondered through the gallery.the cost is half price for senior citizens.

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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Has no notable masters but enjoyable to see something different and the local culture. Some of the works were very good. It was quiet so refreshing not to be surrounded by hoards of people.

Thank Cole132

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