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Slovenia Sights

Ljubljanski grad (Ljubljana Castle)

  • Grajska planota 1 Map It
  • Ljubljana
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 11/06/2013

Fodor's Review

Ljubljana's hilltop castle affords views over the river and the Old Town's terra-cotta rooftops, spires, and green cupolas. On a clear day, the distant Julian Alps are a dramatic backdrop. The castle walls date from the early 16th century, although the tower was added in the mid-19th century. The surrounding park was landscaped by Plečnik in the 1930s. The castle also houses a virtual museum showcasing Slovenian history through digital technology.

Sight Information

Address:

Studentovska ul, uphill from Vodnikov trg, Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana, 1000, Slovenia

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Phone:

01-306–4293

Sight Details:

  • €8 (including cable car)
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 9–9; Nov.–Mar., daily 10–7

Updated 11/06/2013

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