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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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spent a very enjoyable couple of hours exploring the castle. Entry is free if you buy the ljubiana card and includes the funicular ride up the hill. There is a short film on the... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

spent a very enjoyable couple of hours exploring the castle. Entry is free if you buy the ljubiana card and includes the funicular ride up the hill. There is a short film on the castles hsitroy and a viewing platform. There is also a couple of museums and a chapel /dungeons to explore, There are great views of downtown ljubiana... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ljubljana Castle is unlike any I've been to before. At its heart is the original (here meaning any 'original' of the three rebuilds between the Roman settlement and the 16th century) walls and layout but the construction of an iron skeleton throughout the castle means that what should be inaccessible, slippy old stonework, is actually all very modern with an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

- One can go with the car ( free car park) or take the funicular up for the castle. - Though there is no entry fees but for everything else one need to pay the fees, overall ticket is some 9€ for viewing tower, castle museum, church etc - Access to viewing platform is free with awesome views of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommend visiting this castle on a Saturday morning. Visits starts at 10:00am and it's pretty quiet. I recommend the guided tour which includes the funicular ride to the top for 12 euros. Take the first hours from 10-11am to visit the fortifications and the museums inside which are very well put together. At 11:00am there is a guided tour... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When you start to walk at the old part of Ljubljana, where totally closed to traffic except bicycles, the first thing thatyou will notice is the castle on the hill. Just have a short walk to the funicular or, why not, reach the castle on foot. After taking a look at the large courtyard, enter every corner of the castle... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is originally medieval but with Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architectural elements. It was a fortress first, then a prison and finally homes for the poor until the 1960s. Now it is a cultural venue and used for weddings. It is right on the top of Castle Hill overlooking the town, and you can walk up or take the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ljubljana castle is well-maintained and picturesque, though rather modest overall. However, the view from the top and the climb (walk up, rather than use the funicular) are worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is well preserved and has audio guides to purchase for 2€. Well worth the stair climb to the top of the castle for an amazing 360 view of Ljubljana. Do it!

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Thank Jhood24
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is very beautiful and a lot of things too see. But everything must be paid for. If you want to go on the top of the tower you must pay. You also must pay to use the toilet.It is a shame, because i belive there would be a lot more visitors if it was free of charge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike to the castle is amongst the tall trees, green shrubs and grape plants. It's a easy hike and once you reach at the castle you see a great view of the Ljubljana beautiful city.

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