I. Squares and monuments
Ljubljana's Central Market is more than just a place to shop. Traditionally, it has also been a place for the locals to meet and enjoy themselves together. The Central Market consists of an open-air market, located in the Vodnikov trg and Pogačarjev trg squares, a covered market situated in between the two squares, and a series of small food shops along the river Ljubljanica, which are referred to as 'Plečnik's Covered Market' as they are located in a colonnade designed by Ljubljana's famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Prešeren Square (Slovene: Prešernov trg) is the central square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is part of the old town's pedestrian zone and a major meeting point, where festivals, Ljubljana carnival, concerts, sports, political, and protest events take place. It was renovated in 2007.
Town Square (Slovene: Mestni trg) is a major square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. The Ljubljana Town Hall is located on the square. In front of the Town Hall stands a copy of the Robba fountain. Near the square, at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Square, stands St. Nicholas Cathedral. In front of the Town Hall is the house where Gustav Mahler lived from 1881 to 1882.
Congress Square (Slovene: Kongresni trg) is one of the central squares in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.
The Franciscan Church of the Annunciation
(Slovene: Frančiškanska cerkev Marijinega oznanjenja or commonly Frančiškanska cerkev) is a Franciscan church located on Prešeren Square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is the parish church of Ljubljana - Annunciation Parish. Its red colour is symbolic of the Franciscan monastic order. Since 2008, the church has been protected as a cultural monument of national significance of Slovenia.
(Slovene: Ljubljanska stolnica), also named Saint Nicholas' Church
(cerkev svetega Nikolaja, šenklavška cerkev), Saint Nicholas' Cathedral
(Slovene: Stolnica svetega Nikolaja), the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas
, or simply the Cathedral
(Stolnica), is a cathedral in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Originally, Ljubljana Cathedral was a Gothic church. In the early 18th century, it was replaced by a Baroque building.
The Dragon Bridge (Slovene: Zmajski most, historically also Zmajev most) is a road bridge located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It crosses the Ljubljanica River. between Kopitar Street (Kopitarjeva ulica) and Ressel Street (Resljeva cesta), to the north of the Ljubljana Central Market at Vodnik Square. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century, when Ljubljana was part of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. As one of the best examples of reinforced concrete bridges and of the Vienna Secession style, the bridge is today protected as a technical monument. It is intended primarily for motorised traffic.
Ljubljana Castle is the city's most prominent sight, offering some of the most beautiful views of Ljubljana. The castle premises house several museum exhibitions and presentation.