Considered among the most unique and most significant creations of architect Joze Plecnik, Church of St. Michael strikingly mixes elements of a traditional church features with those of a Greek temple. To deal with the marshy ground, the architect designed the building on piles, with the upper structure made of wood. Part of the design actually comes from Plecnik's plans for the national library in the capital city, featuring an interesting stairway that goes to the church's belfry. Put Church of St. Michael on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Ljubljana holiday builder tool.
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Very unique church. Build for small bucks on hard terrain (bog). Unwanted by locals but still build. Masterpiece by architect Plečnik. True landmark missed by majority. Three things are bad: 1. Not..... more »
Visiting St Michael's requires a little extra effort but this special church outside of the center is worth it. It is easily reached from the center by Busses 19b or 19i. A Plecnic design in the... more »
Interestingly particular church in the outskirts of Ljubljana, designed by Jože Plečnik. One of a kind. Easily reachable by bike. Unfortunately I could not see inside it, so that's why I'm removing one star.
It's beautiful and a real marvel to see.
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