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Address: Subiceva ul. and Valvazorjeva ul., Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Soviet style square

One can imagine mass rallies taking place here during the communist era. It's a large square, nothing too much to see in itself, but for the history of the place it's still worth... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 December 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Place is a paved area between parliament, fine shopping mall, biggest bank, congress and cultural center and another huge building. It is not communist architecture – too small, no classicism, no realistic sculptures around. On small figurative monument and some abstract sculptures are far away from pathetic socialist buildings and sculptures. People visit mainly the shopping mall (Maximarket) or the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

One can imagine mass rallies taking place here during the communist era. It's a large square, nothing too much to see in itself, but for the history of the place it's still worth a visit. A few communist style monuments to admire.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Slovenian Parlament is across the street, on the other ens Cankarev Dom, the big congress and cultural center. There are some metal statues on the square. Surrounded by ugly huge office buildings.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Apart from it being the biggest square in the city, it's also adjacent to the National Assembly building. Across from the square from it there are two big corporate buildings. Other than this, not much to see or do here.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

There's not much to see so if you spend 10 minutes there, that'll be enough. However you should definitely go there because the buildings are quite fascinating and represent the communist era quite accurately.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

The square is just big piece of concrete. It used to be a parking ground, but now is empty - there is only underground parking- usefull in this part of town. There are some small parks around, socialist monuments and the Parlament.

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indy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Most of this square is modern minimalism that leaves a lot to be desired. Even the parliament building is function over form until you get to the entrance. Maybe they make the rest of the building plan so that this bit stands out more. Surrounding 8 doors are 54 statues of Slovenians at work and play all without the benefits... More 

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East Bay, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

If you are at the Square of the Republic take some time to find the Slovenian Parliament building across the square. The face of the building is covered with carvings in the Socialist Realist style. Local people are shown in their everyday lives doing things that benefit the whole society. I wish there was an explanation about the artwork but... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

a nice statue, big parking place and this is it. during winter months however becomes a big iceskating facility with occasional ice hockey competition which is nice to look at even if you are not a fan. dress warmly!

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

This square is actially a parking lot. There are hudreds of cars parked on it. Nothing else. However, there is a parliament across the street from this sqaure on one side and there is Cankarjev dom, the leading cultural venue, on the other side of the square. There are also the president's palace, the main government building, and the minsitry... More 

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