Slovenia, Ljubljana: Top Best Things To Do

 

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Ljubljana includes plenty of attractions and sightseeing. Most of them can be seen during a walk in the city.

Preseren Square: It is the centreal point in Ljublhana mostly where people meet. It is a quite well spot for the ones who want to have a city tour. It is named after Slovenia’s most famous poet France Preseren. There is also a statue of France Preseren. There is always a street performance or a musical act a t the square for the ones who want to enjoy a bit of an art show. The squre is also surrounded by beautiful buildings such as the  salmon pink Franciscan Church. The church is from 17th century. It is also possible to watch the river view from the bridges .

Old Town: It stays between the castle hill and the river. It has two squares which are Mestni trg with the Robba fountain and the city hall behind it and Gornji trg. It is possible to see well-preserved medieval buildings.

Triple Bridge (Tromostovje): The bridge was designed by Joze Plecnik. It has three seperate picturesque bridges which are located next to each other.

Ljubljana Castle: The castle towers over the city keeping a watchful eye on inhabitants below. The castle has great views from the tower. It is possible to see the Sava River and Kamnik Alps in the distance. The tourist train can be caught from the Triple Bridge to the castle, or it is possible to walk up the hill to the castle. Entrance to the Castle Courtyard, Chapel, Wall and Gift shop is free, but the entrance to the lower is charged.

Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most): It was completed in 1901 which was designed by Croatian Jurij Zainovich. There are four detailed dragons that guards the city. It is located at the end of the Open Market and a block or two down the river from the Triple bridge.

The City Market: It is one of the masterpiece of Plecnik’s architecture and it is located by the river where its monumental arcades connect the Triple and Dragon bridges.

Tivoli Park: It is the biggest park in Ljubljana that was created in 1813 and Joze Plecnik resigned it afterwards. It is possible to see families, joggers, children while walking at the park in a sunny day.