When the region comes to life Prešeren square Formally a meeting place for several roads in front of one of the old entrance gates to the city, and a public square since Ljubljana’s original defensive walls were torn down in the middle of the 19th century, this is one of the city’s most important landmarks. Named after Slovenia’s national poet France Prešeren, it’s both a popular meeting place and a site for concerts and events during the summer.
It depicts the greatest Slovenian poet, France Prešeren (1800-1849), and the muse of poetry holding a spring of laurel above his head. The poet’s statue is symbolically faced by the statue of Julija Primic, his great love, mounted on the fasade of a building located across the square, in the Wolfova ulica street.
You should try great ice cream at Cacao Ice cream shop or visit the beautiful interior of Church of the Annunciation, experience shopping at Čop street, a major pedestrian thoroughfare in the center of Ljubljana.