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Ljubljana Castle

Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 306 42 93
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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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  • Average23%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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+386 1 306 42 93
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"viewing tower"
in 101 reviews
"puppet museum"
in 99 reviews
"audio guide"
in 69 reviews
"virtual tour"
in 25 reviews
"funicular railway"
in 72 reviews
"cable car"
in 77 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 35 reviews
"nice view"
in 115 reviews
"walk up"
in 84 reviews
"slovenian history"
in 79 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 85 reviews
"nice walk"
in 53 reviews
"by foot"
in 31 reviews
"entrance fee"
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"old town"
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"sunny day"
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"visiting ljubljana"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

a visit to the castle in ljubljana is essential if for nothing else than the nice view of the town below. we took the funicular up (for a few extra euros) or you can walk (which we ended up doing for dinner the next night)...More

Thank joe94553
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the tower offers a great view of Ljubljana, the castle seemed a bit tough to navigate. There was no real clear start and signage was confusing at times. There is a dragon exhibit that discusses mythology. There is also a “virtual tour,” which seemed...More

Thank Parker L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Except of the amazing view, the castel offers various exhibitions. One can learn about the history of the counry, the symbolism of dragons through out the centuries and play an escape room!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked up and down from Old Town, it was a moderate climb, something anyone reasonably fit can do. Wear sensible shoes, a lady on the way down was walking barefoot, holding her wedge sandals. The view was amazing from the tower. Upon arrival there...More

Thank SUSAN L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I suggest to take one way up or down with castle funicular. The other way go by walk. You can choose different ways. There is a fantastic view of Ljubljana city. You have 2 good restaurants and 1 bar. Also souvenirs shop. During summer there...More

1  Thank andrejat2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed our visit here as the views from the ramparts over the town are very good. Entrance to the castle is free but you have to pay to gain access to the museum and main tower. Views are much better from the top of the...More

1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great exhibits and a fun ride up in the tram. Definately the best view of the city Its worth payong the extra for he audio guide which helps it all make sense. It is an amalgam of the very old with the very new architecture...More

Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can go up to the castle via a funicular or If you are physically able to go up the walking path. Note that the path is very steep. Basically same angle as funicular with no switchbacks, at least the path we took. There are...More

1  Thank Gabriel M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit for the views from the tower. Worth 7€ entrance fee. We walked via the pathway which was tricky in places. Funicular looked a good option if you don’t fancy the walk. Two cafes at castle which looked a good spot to have...More

Thank tor2424
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved our trip to the castle. We took the venicular to the top which is the most modern venicular we have been on and it was the start of the amazing restoration to the castle area which has been done with great care and...More

Thank TheDuchessNottingham
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Pablo M
3 October 2017|
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Response from WaegemakersChin | Reviewed this property |
You don't need to book in advance
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lizs278
16 April 2017|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking at the top. The two ways to get up are via walking or taking the funicular railway.
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kingmarroni
1 January 2017|
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Response from Piotr M | Reviewed this property |
the dogs are allowed on the premises of the castle, but I am not sure about the funicular, you can always walk to the castle, very nice track
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