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National and University Library

Turjashka ulica 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Turjashka ulica 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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"reading room"
in 14 reviews
"interesting architecture"
in 5 reviews
"black marble"
in 3 reviews
"side entrance"
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"main door"
in 3 reviews
"central staircase"
in 2 reviews
"free internet"
in 2 reviews
"medieval manuscripts"
in 2 reviews
"door leads"
in 2 reviews
"during wwii"
in 2 reviews
"famous architect"
in 3 reviews
"two sides"
in 2 reviews
"bronze statue"
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"beautiful building"
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"walking tour of the city"
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"joze plecnik"
in 3 reviews
"facade"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can enter the library and go up the stairway but that is about all that you can do as a tourist. The reading room is off-limits to tourist. The entrance to the library is done is very dark marble and as you go up...More

Thank forshara
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another highlight of my 2pm guided city and boat tour, easily booked at the Tourist Office at the Bridge. Awesome architecture and Simona our guide gave us a great introduction to the work of Plecnik and his devotion to the city of Ljubljana. Popped in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to see what was described as the striking architecture of Plecnik, particularly the university library. However, this part is only open to visitors on Saturday, so we didn't get to see it. The rest of the building is not something really spectacular....More

Thank S K
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool and striking from the outside, all serenity and grace on the inside. You can't easily tour the reading rooms now, which makes sense as it's a live uni study area. Check out the cafe in the basement. Overall worth stopping by for 30...More

1  Thank 9to5explorer
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Unmissable in the center. A very interesting architecture that you’ll probably Love or hate but certainly worth a look (we loved it!)

1  Thank JMGeneva
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Beautiful library in center of Ljubljana city. Well organized, very quiet room for learning, free internet, downstairs nice bar.

Thank Marijan M
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a nice building, highlighted in the Lonely Planet guides. The surprise is that inside, the provide computers and internet access free of charge to tourists. This was a great find and a nice place to catch up on email and trip research.

1  Thank CatM211
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

National and University Library was designed by a famous Ljubljanian architect. When you enter the main door he designed it to go from dark to light as you go up the stairs. At the top of the stairs is the reading room which you are...More

1  Thank Laurence M
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Beautiful library in center of Lubljana. Architecture is amazing. Full of students studying hard. In the basement is a small bar.

1  Thank Monika M
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

When in Ljubljana, do not miss the National and University Library (Narodna in univerzitetna knjižnica, Turjaška ulica 1). It has a rich collection of medieval manuscripts, incunabula and Renaissance prints. Built between 1936 and 1941 (designed by renowned architect Jože Plečnik) on the site of...More

1  Thank gicadelo
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