Narodna galerija v Angl.J.: National Gallery Of Slovenia, Ljubljana
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The National Gallery of Slovenia is the national art gallery of Slovenia. It is located in the capital Ljubljana.The Slovenian National Gallery was founded in 1918, after the dissolution of Austria-Hungary and the establishment of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs. Initially, it was hosted in the Kresija Palace of Ljubljana, but moved to the present location in 1925.The buildingThe present building was built in 1896, during the administration of Mayor Ivan Hribar, whose ambition was to transform Ljubljana into a representative capital of all the Slovene Lands. It was designed by the Czech architect František Škabrout and was first used as a Slovenian cultural center (Narodni dom) as the central seat of various cultural associations of national importance. The building stands near Tivoli Park and will have been completely renovated by 2015.In the early 1990s, an extension to the main building was built by the Slovene architect Edvard Ravnikar. In 2001, a large transparent glass gallery, designed by the architects Jurij Sadar and Boštjan Vuga, was built to connect the two wings of the building.The exhibitsThe gallery hosts a permanent art collection from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. The original of the Baroque Robba fountain can also be seen in the central glass gallery of the building, where it was moved after extensive restoration in 2008.
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  • For lovers of art of the middle age and renaissance a few beautiful things, the room where the fountain of Robba was saved is worth a visit. The building is beautiful with its staircases and chandeliers it is one of the jewels of the city. There is a nice cafe in the middle. In short a visit to a beautiful envelope art
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  • I was impressed by what has to offer Slovenian art. There is a collection with many medieval and early modern Exponanten, which are very interesting and a floor on the works of art from the 16th to the early 20th century provided. You should allow two to three hours for a visit in any case.
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  • I'm not a big fan of all kinds of paintings and art, but this museums despite not having a large collection demonstrated well the influence that the painters of the middle ages the front had in the region where today's Slovenia. Very well organized and the instructor spoke Spanish, and was nice and explained some works.
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