Ljubljana Artistic Walk, Ljubljana

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.
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Ljubljana Artistic Walk Map

Guide Name: Ljubljana Artistic Walk
Guide Location: Slovenia » Ljubljana (See other walking tours in Ljubljana)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: Tom
Feniks Gallery Ljubljana

1) Feniks Gallery Ljubljana

Located in Kongresni Square (Trg), Feniks Gallery Ljubljana has everything, from furniture to art deco exhibits. They also have their own design line - Design Linija Feniks, featuring works by Karin Kosak Arzensek. Most of the items exhibited there are for...   view more
Škuc Gallery

2) Škuc Gallery

Škuc Gallery has occupied premises at 21 Stari Trg in Ljubljana since 1978. It is part of the ŠKUC association, which has been one of the pillars of non-profit culture in Slovenia. Back in the late 1970s, the opening of this exhibition venue came as a response to the mainstream exhibition policy of the established national galleries and art institutions in the then Yugoslavia, part of which Slovenia was at that time.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 12 pm - 8...   view more
Galerija Fotografija

3) Galerija Fotografija

Galerija Fotografija located in Mestni Trg (Mestni Square) is a popular venue with local photographers, as it holds numerous temporary exhibitions. Galerija Fotografija also organizes occasional meetings with authors of the exhibited works, so if lucky, you can meet some of the most talented Slovenian photo artists in person, when you get...   view more
Galerija Hest

4) Galerija Hest

Located in the center of Ljubljana, Galerija Hest is an art gallery that features contemporary Slovenian artists, both emerging and famous. It holds a rich collection of works, most of which are for sale. The main building of Galerija Hest is located on Zidovska Ulica, not far from Zala Gallery.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 8 pm, (winter: 10 am - 7 pm); Saturday: 10 am - 1...   view more
Zala Art Gallery

5) Zala Art Gallery

In place for over 15 years now, Zala Art Gallery is set to promote Slovenian artists by exhibiting their works in a fashionable manner. The gallery opened in 1991 and since then has done much to introduce the broader public to Slovenian artistic heritage. Most of the exhibited items are for sale.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am – 1 pm; 5 pm – 7 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 12...   view more
Gallery of Modern Art

6) Gallery of Modern Art (must see)

The Gallery of Modern Art (or Museum of Modern Art), also known as Moderna Galerija, showcases an extensive collection of the 20th century Slovenian art by Jakob Savinšek, Tone Kralj, France Mihelič and other prominent painters. The two storied building housing the museum was designed by Edvard Ravnikar. The museum is located close to the National Gallery of Slovenia.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6...   view more
National Gallery of Slovenia

7) National Gallery of Slovenia (must see)

Editor's note: Due to renovation the entrance from Narodni dom is closed and the entrance from 24 Prešernova is obstructed. Access is not possible from the Gallery's side of the street, you have to walk on the other side and then cross the street to get to the entrance.

The National Gallery of Slovenia was founded in 1918, after the dissolution of Austria-Hungary and the establishment of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs. Initially, the gallery was hosted in the Kresija...   view more
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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.
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
Made in Slovenia Shopping Tour

Made in Slovenia Shopping Tour

A walk through numerous small shops in Ljubljana, selling authentic Slovenian products, will have you will find everything, from folk instruments to the finest lace in Slovenia. Even if you are short on budget, a trip to these shops will surely enrich your knowledge of Slovenia and Ljubljana. Do not hesitate to take this tour and experience Ljubljana's shopping first-hand.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. Throughout its history, it has come under Germanic, Latin and Slavic cultural influences. Ljubljana is situated on the river Ljubljanica, from which it has received its name. This tour will give you an overview of the most popular attractions in this city.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 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
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
Bežigrad Daily Life Tour

Bežigrad Daily Life Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km