The heart of the city's street life, Prešeren Square features a monument dedicated to Slovenia's most beloved poet and several major examples of Art Nouveau architecture. The square emerged after the city walls were torn down in the middle of the 19th century and it stands on the site of a medieval road junction that had stood in front of the city gates. The muse of poetry holds a sprig of laurel above the poet's head. Notice how the statue of the poet symbolically opposes the statue of his great love, attached to the facade of a building just across the square. The square extends to the other side of the river over the Triple Bridge. Plan to see Prešeren Square and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ljubljana online trip builder.
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$137 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private city tour of Ljubljana. 2 hours with a friendly and fun local guide.
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Prešeren Square reviews
Absolutely lovely decoration around the squere during Christmas time. However I believe, it is lovely all around the year.
Absolutely lovely decoration around the squere during Christmas time. However I believe, it is lovely all around the year. more »
Not much of attraction in itself just part of the old town but nice buildings, monument and next to the river so good to walk along it
Not much of attraction in itself just part of the old town but nice buildings, monument and next to the river so good to walk along it more »
The "main" public square of Ljubljana that connects to the Triple Bridge and other attractions, no other place can get more touristy than this place. This is the square to visit to soak in the Ljubljana culture, with a good view of the castle and river, with throngs of tourists and different stalls around. There are also the occasional music players to add to the atmosphere, but place can be crowded, so do take care of your belongings just to be safe.
What a lovely square. Just take a book and your time. There is a nice coffee shop in the same square so you can enjoy
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