Plečnik's House, Ljubljana

#6 of 24 in Historic Sites in Ljubljana
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Insight into the working and living environment of a noted architect, Plečnik's House is dedicated to a man who left an indelible mark on Ljubljana's cityscape. Joze Plecnik lived at this building for almost four decades, working in isolation until old age. Inside, you'll find Plecnik's furniture, drawing tools, personal items, and a big collection of plans, photos, sketches, and models. It's a quick taste of one of Ljubljana's major historical figures, definitely worth adding to your Slovenia itinerary. To visit Plečnik's House on your trip to Ljubljana, use our Ljubljana visit planner.
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  • I knew nothing about Plecnik prior to arriving in Slovenia. The house, and particularly the tour, are very informative and interesting. I really got a lot out of it and am glad I went. The young...  more »
  • Definitely book the guided tour - we were guided by perfect and enthusiastic guide Anja and got plenty of worthy information.  more »
  • For an affordable price the short tour is good. If you are interested more in the personal life of Plecnik you will enjoy this. If you care more about the outside influence on society and the exact amount of buildings he did and inspired, the tour doesn't explain that. Neat to see the way a person works.
  • Absolutely the best in Ljubljana. This should be seen by every visitor interested in the genius loci of the places he visits. Sensitive renovation, beautiful interiors full of evidence of the architect's life. Wonderful details, an hour to visit is really not enough! And last but not least I recommend rest in the garden of the house.

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