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Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev)

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Preshernov trg 4, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 93 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking Presernov Square and also the meeting place for the free walking tours which I would highly recommend.

Thank caroljoy102
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Inside so much nicer than outside, ornate again, but very lovely. a calm oasis from the surrounding busy streets

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Very nice renovated church with many beautiful frescoes and altars. Chapels behind the altar also accessible for public. Tourist-friendly outside of worship/service hours.

Thank Matúš M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Early morning was crowd free and so were the steps. By late afternoon it's much busier. Beautiful exterior and equally charming inside. Very atmospheric.

Thank vessi80
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The church sits in one of the main squares by the river so chances are you will pass in front of it. It's worth popping in side to see some of the beautiful altars and artworks.

Thank j p
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This used to be the home of the Augustine monks until the end of the 1700s. The red color is symbolic for the Franciscan order. It is the focal point of Preseren Square that is now the center of Ljubljana. It is free to visit.

Thank forshara
Reviewed 23 June 2018

If you are Catholic you can attend Saturday vigil mass at 7:00 PM or Sunday masses. The steps are the meeting point for the daily free city tours at 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM (tips only) during the summer months.

Thank Edgar M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Yo just must come in. It is inviting you. Inside is such calmness and on the hot day you cool yourself and calm down. Definitelly some good energy there.

Thank Meti D
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

If one spends more than 15 minutes in the heart of Ljubljana you will see this impressive church. It is truly impossible to miss. It’s huge. It’s pink. It’s right on the main square. Find the time to go inside. It’s beautifully ornate and welcoming....More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Certainly worth a peak inside. It's right on the main square in Old Town, so not out of your way to get there as everyone goes to the Old Town center at some point. The church is quite nice, not nearly as elaborate as the...More

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