What to see in Ljubljana

Ljubljana Attractions

Whether you're after relaxation or adventure, Slovenia's charming capital is the perfect destination.

Enjoy a leisurely holiday in Ljubljana, soaking up the country's history and culture, sampling the unique cuisine, or relaxing at an open-air café on a balmy summer evening. Visitors can take a stroll through the historical centre, admiring the Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau facades, and enjoy the Baroque architecture of the Cathedral of St Nicholas or the medieval Ljubljana Castle, which watches over the city. Explore the National Museum, which is home to Slovenia's only Egyptian mummy, and learn about the renowned architect who helped shape the identity of Ljubljana at the Joze Plecnik House.

Visitors can make the most of the outdoors in 2016's Green Capital of Europe by cycling alongside the Ljubljanica River or strolling through one of the city's many peaceful parks or forests. Kids will love interacting with the animals at the Ljubljana zoo, and running around as you picnic in the beautiful Tivoli Park.

Get active and enjoy the natural beauty of Ljubljana's surrounding areas with a trip to Lake Bled, just 45 minutes away, where visitors can go fishing and horse riding, or explore the Triglav National Park's fantastic walking and hiking trails.

Cathedral of St Nicholas

The magnificent Baroque cathedral, dedicated to the patron saint of fishermen, dates from the early 18th century, but…

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Joze Plecnik House

Architect Joze Plecnik is largely responsible for the city of Ljubljana being as neat and well planned as it is, with…

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Ljubljana Castle

This imposing landmark towers over the city, offering spectacular views of the Ljubljana River and old town skyline,…

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Ljubljana Zoo

The quaint Ljubljana Zoo is situated in a forested area a short walk from the city centre. The small size of the zoo…

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National Museum of Slovenia

The impressive National Museum of Slovenia is housed in a lovely neo-Renaissance style palace, the most interesting…

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Tivoli Park

Tivoli Park is a massive wooded area in Ljubljana, which covers an impressive five square kilometres. The park is the…

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