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Ljubljanica Waterfront, Slovenia

From series “The Most Beautiful Waterfronts and Embankments”
Slovenia's capital has the charming embankment which went by a long Ljubljanica river. This embankment is very old and cozy. Along with it, you will see a lot of buildings with bricked roofs. Thanks to them the atmosphere of this place resembles the old times. The Triple Bridge, constructed by architect Jože Plečnik, is the main symbol of the embankment. The first pedestrian bridge has appeared there in 1842.

Ljubljanica Waterfront, Slovenia Within several years the town administration decided to rebuild this bridge. For that time, it became narrow for people. The talented architect offered to add one bridge to the left and right sides of the old one. Not far from the Triple Bridge the main square of Ljubljana has placed. Its name is Prešeren Square. The square was named in honor of the famous Slovenian poet. Around the square there are a lot of meaningful architectural and historical monuments. The main decoration of the square is the Church of Annunciation. It is a bright monument made in the baroque style. The church’s interior will impress every mind.

After an excursion you can relax in the restaurants located near the embankment. Just in these restaurants, you have the chance to try the best national dishes. Fans of shopping and gourmands will spend a great time, especially at weekends. For several years every Saturday there opens the market near the Triple Bridge. There you can buy popular national food, souvenirs and a lot of other original things. On Sundays there works the antiquary market. When it is warm there are a lot of walking boats on the river. Such entertainment will make your leisure time various. Next - Oktyabrskaya Embankment


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ATM bankomat: 'Bankomat Sberbank' located in 0.09 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Al Maha rentacar' is located in 0.07 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Petrol' in 1.08 km
Supermarket: 'Aromatica Slovenija' in 0.11 km
Parking: 'Moto Parkirišče Gosposka' in 0.08 km
Apotheek: 'Ljubljana Central Pharmacy' in 0.38 km
Police station: 'Policijska uprava Ljubljana' in 0.58 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Zl Tim, trgovina in storitve, d.o.o.' in 0.03 km
Railway station: 'Ljubljana Tivoli' in 0.86 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Brnik Airport LJU - in 20 km
 »  Klagenfurt Airport KLU - in 67 km
 »  Rijeka Airport RJK - in 92 km
 »  Portoroz Airport POW - in 94 km
 »  Udine Airfield Airport UDN - in 101 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Ljubljanica Waterfront

Viva Rooms

Located in 0 km from Ljubljanica Waterfront
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Rooms: 6
All rooms feature a private bathroom with shower, while apartments also comprise a seating area with a flat-screen satellite TV and a fully equipped … More: photo, rates and booking
Budget Rooms Vodmat

Located in 1 km from Ljubljanica Waterfront
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Rooms: 130
The nearest grocery store is 100 metres away, while restaurants serving Chinese and Bosnian cuisine are 700 metres away. A wellness centre with … More: photo, rates and booking
Penzion Pri Žabarju

Located in 2 km from Ljubljanica Waterfront
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Rooms: 8
Decorated in light tones, the rooms all have a desk and satellite TV. The private bathroom comes with shower. The restaurant serves Slovenian … More: photo, rates and booking
Economy Rooms Šiška

Located in 3 km from Ljubljanica Waterfront
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Rooms: 30
All rooms are simply furnished and feature a desk and chair, a wardrobe and access to a shared bathroom with shower. There is a coffee bar 50 metres … More: photo, rates and booking

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Bled Town
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Top destination around Ljubljanica Waterfront - Ljubljana

The ancient Church of the Holy Trinity which was built in the 18th century has been preserved in the city. Now the church is considered one of the most striking examples of Baroque style in Ljubljana. It is distinguished by an original roof with bends and a non-standard facade, supplemented by columns. Inside the church there are many unique elements of decoration, including an ancient altar. It was installed in the church right after its foundation. The luxurious marble for this altar was delivered from Africa.
There are a lot of beautiful parks in the city, a walk along which will be interesting at any time of the year. Tivoli City Park was founded in the beginning of the 19th century. Today, it draws the attention of travelers not only with natural beauties, but also with historical sites preserved on the territory. On the territory of the huge park, you can see a 17th century castle, a beautiful old mansion and other interesting buildings. Recently, a modern sports palace opened on its territory.

Among the unusual architectural monuments of Ljubljana is worth noting the building, which is called the Ljubljana skyscraper. It was built in the 1930s and at the time of construction, was the highest in the city. Now the building is quaintly distinguished among the surrounding historical buildings. On one of the last floors of this ancient building is a popular observation deck, from which you can see many city attractions.
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