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Preseren Square, Ljubljana

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The heart of the city's street life, Preseren 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 Preseren Square and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ljubljana online trip builder.
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  • This was starting point of tour and the history behind the statue us pretty cool. The statue is of France Prešeren a Slovenian poet, above him is a statue of a girl baring her breasts which really...  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...  more »

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