Religious Sights in Ljubljana, 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.
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Religious Sights in Ljubljana Map

Guide Name: Religious Sights in Ljubljana
Guide Location: Slovenia » Ljubljana (See other walking tours in Ljubljana)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 10
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Author: Tom
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Evangeličanska Cerkev

1) Evangeličanska Cerkev

The Evangelical Church was built in 1852 in a Neo-Romanesque style. At the time, it represented a very advanced form of architecture. On the inside, the church is lined with wood. Its organ dates back to 1878. The main altar features a painting by an unknown Austrian...   view more
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Cerkev Svetega Cirila i Metoda

2) Cerkev Svetega Cirila i Metoda

The Church of St. Cyril and Methodius is a major temple of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Slovenian territory, and is administrated by the Zagreb-Ljubljana Metropolis. It was built between 1935 and 1940 on the outskirts of Tivoli Park, in the immediate vicinity of the National Modern Art...   view more
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Franciscan Church

3) Franciscan Church (must see)

The Franciscan Church of the Annunciation (Slovene: Frančiškanska Cerkev Marijinega Oznanjenja or commonly Frančiškanska Cerkev) is located in Prešeren Square in Ljubljana. Built between 1646 and 1660 (the bell towers were added later), it replaced an older church on the same site. Its layout takes the form of an early-Baroque basilica with one nave and two rows of lateral chapels. The Baroque-style main altar was created by sculptor Francesco Robba. Much of the original frescos was ruined...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Cerkev Svete Trojice

4) Cerkev Svete Trojice (must see)

The Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity (Slovene: Cerkev Svete Trojice, Uršulinska Cerkev or Nunska Cerkev) is a Baroque-style church built between 1718 and 1726. It was designed by Carlo Martinuzzi, a Friulian architect, and is noted for its extensive altar made of African marble, designed by Francesco Robba, who also built the Fountain of the Three Rivers of Carniola, which stands in Town Square in Ljubljana. The original bell tower was destroyed in the Ljubljana earthquake of 1895. The...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Križanke Cerkev

5) Križanke Cerkev (must see)

The Church of Our Lady of Mercy was rebuilt in 1714 and 1715, after being nearly completely destroyed. The rebuilt version was designed in a Baroque style by Venetian architect Domenico Rossi, to honor the local tradition. The main altar features the copy of a Madonna painting, made by Master Rothmayerja, the original of which was destroyed by fire in...   view more
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Trnovska Cerkev

6) Trnovska Cerkev

The original Trnovska Church, also called St. John the Baptist Church, was built in 1753. It was then rebuilt in 1854-1857 in Neo-Historical style. Its current Neo-Romanesque image appeared in 1895, and is attributed to architect Raimund Jeblingerja. Inside the church is a beautiful altar painting of St. John the Baptist, made by Baroque artist V. Metzinger. In front of the church is a 20-meter wide Trnovo Bridge, designed as an extension of the church...   view more
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Šentjakobska Cerkev

7) Šentjakobska Cerkev

St. Jacob's Church in Ljubljana is a Baroque-style church built between 1613 and 1615 on the site of an older Gothic church, erected in the early 15th century by the Augustinian Order. In 1598, the old church was acquired by the Jesuits and thus became the first Jesuit church in the Slovene lands, and one of the first in Inner Austria. Its interior was designed by Italian architect Francesco Robba and Slovene painter Luka Mislej. After the Ljubljana earthquake of 1895, the church was...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Šentflorjanska Cerkev

8) Šentflorjanska Cerkev

St. Florian's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Ljubljana. It was built in 1267 by an unknown Roman Catholic Bishop. The church was destroyed in a fire in 1774, but was rebuilt shortly afterwards. Throughout its history, the building has changed many appearances, the last of which was given by architect Joze Plecnik in 1934. A statue of St. John of Nepomuk was also added back...   view more
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Stolnica Svetega Nikolaja

9) Stolnica Svetega Nikolaja (must see)

Saint Nicholas' Cathedral, commonly referred to as the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas or Ljubljana Cathedral, is an easily recognizable landmark of the city with its green dome and twin towers. It is located in Cyril and Methodius Square, nearby the Ljubljana Central Market and the Ljubljana Town Hall. The site was originally occupied by an aisled Romanesque church, the oldest mention of which dates back to 1262. An extensive fire in 1361 resulted in the church being refurbished in Gothic...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Šentpetrska Cerkev

10) Šentpetrska Cerkev

St. Peter's Church (Slovene: Cerkev Sv. Petra or Šentpetrska Cerkev) is a Roman Catholic church, one of the oldest in Ljubljana, originally built in the Middle Ages, near the city walls. The current building dates back to 1730, when the old church was torn down and replaced with a mixture of Late Baroque and Neoclassical edifice by Italian architect Giovanni Fusconi. After the Ljubljana earthquake of 1895, the church was renovated in a Neo-Baroque style, which was strongly criticized for...   view more
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.
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
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
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
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
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