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. Make Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg) a part of your Ljubljana vacation plans using our Ljubljana trip planner.
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  • Vodnik Square spans the area from the Dragon Bridge across Pogačar Square to the Triple Bridge. It is named after Valentin Vodnik, a Slovene priest of historical importance and there is a towering...  more »
  • After Preseren square probably Vodnik Square is the most visited place of Ljubljana. The open-air market starts at the Dragon Bridge and finishes at the Triple bridge. The colonnades in between the...  more »
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