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Church of St. James

Gornji trg 18, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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A very nice baroque style church Dating back to 17 century

A nice church originally the chapel of st Francis of the 17 century , then built in the baroque... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Herzliya, Israel
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A must see site!

How fortunate that we had a few minutes to use before our dinner in that area of town. We visited... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Trabuco Canyon, California
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“glass door” (2 reviews)
“old town” (6 reviews)
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Gornji trg 18, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

A nice church originally the chapel of st Francis of the 17 century , then built in the baroque style architecture of the 18 century with a redesign of the outside in the 19 century , pay a short visit .

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 31 May 2017

How fortunate that we had a few minutes to use before our dinner in that area of town. We visited the church at dusk and the steeple outside was gleaming against a darker sky. The entry to this church had the sun hitting the precipice,...More

1  Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This church isn't in the greatest state of repair, but is well worth seeking out as it has some very nice - if simple - stained glass and the ceiling frescoes are good to view. The yellow outside with the white relief carvings make it...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Church is a mixture of stiles. Medieval part of building nearly disappeared. Church is Baroque structure with many fine altars. Main altar is work of Francesco Robba. Side chapel with stucco work and many sculptures is also interesting. Paintings don’t have the same quality. From...More

1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 26 February 2017

St James Church is located just outside the Old Town and is visible from the River. I visited a couple of times and, although the interior was locked and in darkness both times, I was able to peer through a glass door, which let in...More

Thank debdancing
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is another lovingly restored baroque church, located some distance from the old town. The exterior is quite attractive with distinctive yellow paint. The interior fairly typical of other churches of this style.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 12 December 2016

one of the many Ljubljana's churches. It is nice, rich decorated but not outstanding. So not worth a special walk, but there this is also nice area of old town to explore...

Thank izi f
Reviewed 6 October 2016

It is a bit away from the main tourist area and so less busy, at least when we went. At first sight it looks like you can only see the interior through the glass door, but when we tried the doors it was possible to...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It is situated in the old town, on the opposite side of pedestrian area from the Tripple bridge. It looks lovely inside too, although we could not enter it. The only way to see it was through the iron bars at the doors.

Thank Boris B
Reviewed 8 July 2016

this church was never properly opened when i would pop by as back of my hotel bout as it is all glass you can still see in perfectly it looks huge outside but what i could see was cosy and small but really really pretty...More

Thank BarcelonamadLizzie
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