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Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg), Ljubljana
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Stretching between the Dragon Bridge and the Triple Bridge, Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg) is best-known for an open-air market with stalls of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers, herbs, and meat products. Built after the 1895 earthquake in the place of an old monastery, the square is named after Valentin Vodnik--a Slovenian poet, priest, and journalist whose statue graces the plaza. Walk through the market and buy some souvenirs, local honey, or a light snack. Occasionally you can catch sight of musicians playing traditional instruments. A path across the street leads to Castle Hill. Plan to visit Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ljubljana attractions using our Ljubljana tourist route planner.
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  • Around Ljubljana for the Christmas markets, you must walk between these stalls. If you don't buy anything, at least one wine you can drink.
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  • Beautiful is the location of both the variety of stalls offering original handicrafts, Christmas decorations and produce directly from farmers in the surrounding countryside. A dip in a past that in our country has unfortunately lost for some time.
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  • Local square with spectrum that sell all sorts of things. Picturesque to make a pass. To few meters of the plaza principal.
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