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Monastery of the Holy Cross Summer Theater (Krizanke Poletno Gledalisce)

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31 Jan 2017
“attractive”
24 Dec 2016
“Former monastery”
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Trg francoske revolucije 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Interesting but less known part of the medieval Ljubljana.The former monastery with church and some later added structures is worth a quick visit. There is an inviting restaurant. Far the best time to visit it is during different events

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

I didn't actually go inside this complex, formed out of an old monastery. The buildings look quite attractive from the outside though. No real reason to go in unless there's an event being held.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is an old monastery which was transformed to a theater by Plecnik. Very close is the School of Desigh and Photography which became famous, as one of the students was Trump current wife. The small church is worth to visit too.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Križanke are important corner of medieval Ljubljana. Main attraction is summer festival with fine performances during the summer seasons. Place for performances is not nice architecture – it is a mixture of improvisations and old walls. Better side of the complex is different open yards,...More

1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The church houses special exhibits from time to time. There was a contemporary art exhibit one night when we went by. The theatre has live productions, mamma mia was playing during our visit. We particularly liked the courtyard with its mix of architectural styles and...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2014

Monastery and church turned into theater grounds. Inside the court you can see weirdest combinations: old baroque and monastery arcs and modern wall paintings, serene fragment of garden with sculptures and communism symbols. Very worth visiting even if it is a bit away from the...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2012

A unique remake of a monestery - giving this beautiful, historic building a new lease on life. The exterior is stunning.

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Reviewed 24 April 2012

This open air summer theater is a wonderful place to be! It used to be a monastery, so it is really interesting to see, but I would advise to visit it during a concert when it's full of people - only then you get the...More

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