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The chapel is one of the oldest parts of Ljubljana Castle.

According to the emperor’s document from 1489 the chapel was consecrated to St. George, St. Pancras and the emperor Helena. The original chapel entrance was on the northern side, leading up thirteen steps, which are still in use today. Later the entrance to the chapel [...]

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When in 1335 the Habsburgs took over the area of today`s Slovenia, they demolished the fortress of the Spanheim family, which stood on the hill, and in the second half of the 15th century started building a new one that still stands today. At first it consisted of only walls, towers and wooden barracks but [...]

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After such an early start the previous day we had a lie-in to recover.  It was fairly chaotic when we arrived for breakfast due to the volume of people. The breakfast itself was a standard chain hotel continental breakfast.
After breakfast we took the funicular to Ljubljana Castle where we spent the whole day. On arrival [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 6th 2015