Bežigrad Daily Life Tour, Ljubljana

Predominantly residential, Bežigrad is a district of Ljubljana bordered by the southern rail line, the Kamnik rail line, the highway loop and Šmartinska Cesta to the east. Take this tour to observe the life of locals and explore some outstanding architectural sights off the beaten tourist track.
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Bežigrad Daily Life Tour Map

Guide Name: Bežigrad Daily Life Tour
Guide Location: Slovenia » Ljubljana (See other walking tours in Ljubljana)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Author: Tom
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Navje

1) Navje

Navje, formerly known as St. Christopher's Cemetery, is a memorial park in Bežigrad district, right behind the Ljubljana railway station. Between the early 18th century and the 1930s, the area was used as a central cemetery of Ljubljana. In 1936, a new cemetery was established, called Žale, and most of the graves were moved there. A small portion of the old cemetery was transformed into a "pantheon" of famous Slovenians. The memorial park was designed by architects Jože...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Slovenian Youth Theater

2) Slovenian Youth Theater

The Slovenian Youth Theater was founded in Ljubljana in 1955 as the first professional theater for children and youth in Slovenia. The building hosting the theater is known as Akademski Kolegij, an unfinished work by renowned architect...   view more
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Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Center

3) Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Center

The Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Center is a limited liability company which organizes domestic and international fairs, among other events, and is located in Ljubljana's Bežigrad district. The key mission of the Center is to facilitate contact between exhibitors and viewers. The building was designed by architect Ilija Arnautović and completed in 1955. Over the years, the Center has hosted various events, such as Boat Fair, Tourism and Leisure Show, Gastronomic Expo &...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Railway Museum

4) Railway Museum (must see)

The Slovenian Railway Museum is tasked with acquiring, preserving and supplying knowledge about Slovenian railway history. When the railwayman and woman of Slovenia elected to establish a museum of their own, they chose for its location the former locomotive shed at Ljubljana Siska. In its formative years, historic vehicles were temporarily displayed only in the 'roundhouse', a semicircular shed forming the centrepiece of the depot. This shed itself had been listed as part of the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Hranilniška Ulica

5) Hranilniška Ulica

Hranilniška Ulica, or the Savings Bank Street, is one of the oldest streets in Ljubljana. Built in the 1880s, it has retained much of its architectural and historic character. The street is particularly noted for its heritage...   view more
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Bežigrad Grammar School

6) Bežigrad Grammar School

Bežigrad Gymnasium is a coeducational state secondary school for students aged between 15 and 19. Famous for its education quality and eminent alumni, the institution is regarded as one of the best grammar schools in Slovenia. It was founded in 1596 as a Jesuit educational institution and initially was located in the center of Ljubljana, the then capital of the Duchy of Carniola. Until 1889, it was the only grammar school in the city. That year, the Poljane Grammar School was founded and the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Bežigrad Dvor

7) Bežigrad Dvor

Bežigrad Dvor is a recently-opened shopping center that is very popular with locals. Here you will not find any famous Slovenian brand of shoes or clothing, but only some authentic souvenirs to take home, including local wines. It is also renowned for some nice cafes on its...   view more
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Bežigrad Stadium

8) Bežigrad Stadium

Bežigrad Stadium, also known as the Bežigrad Central Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Ljubljana. It has been used predominantly for football matches, and is the home of NK Olimpija. The stadium was built in 1928 for the Catholic youth sport association Orel. It was designed by architect Jože Plečnik. Depeche Mode played here in 2006, followed by British metal band Iron Maiden, performed in July 2007. The stadium also hosted two notable concerts by Slovenian band Siddharta.

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Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Create Your Own Walk in Ljubljana

Create Your Own Walk in Ljubljana

Creating your own self-guided walk in Ljubljana is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Ljubljana Artistic Walk

Ljubljana Artistic Walk

While the streets of Ljubljana are an art museum in their own right, the city also proudly boasts some truly good galleries. Small, cozy, colorful, stylish, and exuding a bohemian atmosphere, the galleries of Ljubljana have something to amaze everyone with. Take your time and this tour to explore the city's top galleries.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Famous Museum Walk in Ljubljana

Famous Museum Walk in Ljubljana

One of the best ways to discover the rich heritage of Slovenia is to pay a visit to the local museums. However, if you've had enough of history, you can always escape to a more unusual place, like the Museum of Brewery, for example. Sounds interesting? Then take this tour and have fun in Ljubljana's museums.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Shopping Experience in Ljubljana

Shopping Experience in Ljubljana

Have you ever wondered what shopping in Ljubljana is really like? Well, now you have the chance to find out. Narrow streets packed with small shops, squares hosting covered markets - this is Ljubljana. Our tour will take you to some of the most famous shops and markets in the city. Feel free to explore any other shop along the way too.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Religious Sights in Ljubljana

Religious Sights in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is a great religious center. It has Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist and Evangelical churches, the most remarkable of which being the Franciscan Church situated in the center of the city. Take this tour to discover the holy sights of Ljubljana.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Clubbing in Ljubljana

Clubbing in Ljubljana

Probably the best way to spend a night in Ljubljana is by visiting its dazzling and trendy night clubs. Though the majority of bars and lounges close before midnight, Ljubljana has several clubs that are buzzing with entertainment. Take this tour and explore the best of Ljubljana's night scene.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km
Cultural Walk

Cultural Walk

Ljubljana is the cultural center of Slovenia, therefore you will most certainly find here a cultural venue to your liking. Discover Ljubljana's cultural scene by visiting the museums and galleries listed on this tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km