Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, Ljubljana

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Admire the elaborate details of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, known for its high-Baroque exterior and the distinctive pinkish color of its outside walls. Dominating the square on the left bank of the Ljubljanica River, the church was built by Augustinian priests between 1646 and 1660, but Franciscans painted it red when they took over in the 18th century. The three sets of stairs lead to the main entrance with a copper statue of the Madonna with Child standing at the top of the gable. Notice the onion-shaped spires topping the bell towers by the presbytery. The original 19th-century wall paintings were damaged by the 1895 earthquake and the new frescoes were painted in 1930s. Don't miss the highlight of the interior: the Baroque main altar carved by Francesco Robba in 1738. Make Franciscan Church of the Annunciation a centerpiece of your Ljubljana vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ljubljana vacation generator.
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  • In the heart of the old city at the three bridges. Get failed-had been closed. View of the Castle from the Church an impressive
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  • If you like churches, should leave necessarily go into and look a little silence. Here you can admire the wall and ceiling paintings, meditate, pray, or really just once to shut and still keep.
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  • I was prepared for the ornate interior with the paintings and intricately carved altarpieces, but was not expecting the service that was in progress when we entered. There were about 15 in the congreg...  read more »
  • Built in 18th Century, Franciscan Church of the Annunciation is a beautiful and attrative church builing. It is seated on the Preseren Square, Ljubljiana, Slovenia, fronting the Triple Bridge.
  • Nice quaint little church in the Preseren square.
  • Very pretty church in the heart of Ljubljana. It's a bit hard to find a good time to get inside to explore as they seem to have services very often. Along with the other classic buildings and landmarks, it forms part of probably the prettiest square in the city.
  • Gorgeous building inside and out, well worth a look for a tourist. And I mean well worth it. However your banned from taking a photo for your memories :-(
  • Not the best
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