One of Slovenia's top cultural, historical and sightseeing attractions Ljubljana Castle serenely lies above Ljubljana city center and offers spectacular view on Ljubljana and way beyond. Stories from the past being whispered on the modern way attract visitors from all over the globe. While being a symbol of Ljubljana, the castle is also a perfect meeting point after a tranquil walk through a forest.
Ljubljana Castle is easy reachable by foot, by car or even by completely transparent funicular railway built in 2006. The idea of having an elevator which would transport guests to the castle goes back to 1897. The funicular railway will take you to the castle in 60 seconds and can be accessed from the old part of the city centre.
Walking on castle walls, exploring mysterious chambers, enjoying in Film in Virtual Castle and observing castle's surroundings from the castle Viewing Tower will be a marvellous experience for the whole family as well as for individuals. In addition, Ljubljana castle boasts a two permanent exhibitions: Slovenian History which takes visitors from prehistory to the present and The Penitentiary which shows the history of Ljubljana Castle and its importance for the development of Ljubljana.
Furthermore, visitors can spoil themselves in two different yet unique and eminent restaurants: Castle Restaurant where famous chefs will spoil you with superb offer of traditional Slovenian cuisine with added seasonal and modern touch or Strelec Restaurant located in Archers' Tower where you'll be pampered in designer furnished chambers by the culinary crossroads of the Alps, the Adriatic and the Pannonia. After enjoying a perfect meal you can relax in Castle Coffee House by choosing delicious dessert, cocktail or a coffee.
Ljubljana Castle can be also a flawless venue for your wedding. Being among Ljubljana's top sightseeing attraction it conjures memorable medieval atmosphere and wedding celebration that you have always dreamed about.
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Best For Whom
- Families With Teenagers
- Mature Travellers
Best For What
- A Bit of Romance
- A View To Die For
- Cultural Experience