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National Gallery (Narodna Galerija)

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Narodna galerija (National Gallery of Slovenia) is the main art museum in Slovenia, containing the largest visual arts collection from the late medieval period to the twentieth century.
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Cankarjeva cesta 20 | Prešernova 24, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved this gallery situated close to the Tivoli. The original architecture is great and forms a pair with the Opera House across the road. A marvellous job has been done to marry the new airy extension to the old and formal. The grand staircase...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given that Slovenia has only been in formal existence for a short time, this building and its collection represent quite an achievement. Well laid out and a great use of space. Alas I hadn't heard of any of the artists! But am now better informed,...More

Thank Talented49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were enjoying our tour until an older lady that works there started being completely unnecessarily rude to us and our guide (our guide was literally whispering to us, so that we wouldn't bother anyone else, yet she got scolded for being too loud and...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

As it should be a shock for the people who read what I mean about everything I Write about on my account this is not different from other analyses. I am not inside almost nothing I have enough of looking on the buildings from the...More

Thank Baross
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I came across this on my way to the Tivoli Gardens and had a lovely wander round the beautiful building. I was particularly struck by the local artist, Ivana Kobilca, who specialised in portraits. One of the staff was super helpful and really knowledgeable. There...More

Thank Craicup
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

So underrated! Near Tívoli Park, the two buildings are connected by a beautiful glass atrium housing the original Robba fountain. The museum is just the right size to enjoy in a few hours and laid out chronologically. I really enjoyed the the permanent collection, experiencing...More

Thank Diantha W
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Located in a beautiful building, the National Gallery of Slovenia is an excellent museum. It has a remarkable collection of paintings from Slovenia and nearby areas (e.g. Trieste). Currently there is an exhibition of a female painter, Ivana Kobilca, which is not frequently showcased in...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the Gallery for the Ivana Kobilca tour all conducted in English. It’s every Sunday at 10 a.m. in August. It was highly instructive and I definitely learned a lot on this painter that I knew very little about! Needless to say her...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

The visit was nice, we liked the Ivana Kobilca exhibition a lot! Her paintings are absolutely beautiful and she's had an interesting life. The coffee place was a lovely pause afterwards, coffee and cake were very nice.

Thank helenelzr
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I went to the National Gallery for the new Ivana Kobilca exhibition. It definitely is a must-see. I loved the display of the exhibition and appreciated the fact that everything was translated in English. I particularly admired the painting called “Kofetarica” (the old woman drinking...More

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