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Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg)

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Address: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Bustling market square!

This is the town square which is now used as the Central Market. It is situated between Dragon Bridge across Pogacar Square to the Triple Bridge. It is named after Valentin... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Angela C
London, United Kingdom
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the same plaza as the cathedral's, some locals some Italians selling sweets, dry meat, fruits, plants, and little wooden gadgets. none brands clothes and shoes which is out of style. some vendors are selling freshly cooked food. free entry, public toilet available. You will stroll by on the way to the cathedral and Dragon bridge. C U Around

Thank majeo
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very logically set open air market with extremely beautiful fruits, vegetables, special meat products, homemade dairy staff, bio food, a wide selection of green herbs, salads. So tempting that all you want to buy at once.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the town square which is now used as the Central Market. It is situated between Dragon Bridge across Pogacar Square to the Triple Bridge. It is named after Valentin Vodnik ( 1758-1819) who was both a priest, a poet and a journalist who was the first real poet in the Slovene language and strove to promote the Slovene... More 

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved the Farmer market at Vodnik Square - they have everything starting wild organic honey and finishing fresh cheeses and cured meats. My favorite thing to buy is preserved mushrooms - I can't get it anywhere else, definitely not in the U.S. Everything is extremely affordable.

Thank Liz S
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

As this is the market for locals, it's open 365 days a year. Fresh fruit and vegetables. Prices are good and people are helpful.

Thank Shelley v
Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

I was lucky enough to visit Ljubljana during the Slovenian carnival and, whilst checking the parade, we went to check the fresh market I had read about on the internet. The market is located after the triple bridge on the left, and the stalls sell a wide selections of products, from local fruits and veggies, to local spirits and clothes.... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

a visual treat when we were there (in late August) at the height of the market for fresh produce. An amazing variety of locally harvested stone fruits and mushrooms

Thank Jeffrey C
Warren, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Vodnik Square is Ljubljana's open air market between St. Nicholas' Cathedral and the Dragon Bridge. The square is named for a man of letters who wrote poetry in his native Slovenian. He published a native language newspaper, and was influential in introducing Slovenian into the school systems. The square is large and is filled with fruits, vegetables, flowers, preserves, herbs,... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Vodnik square got his name of Slovene poet Valentin Vodnik, who wrote also the first slovene cookery book. His monument is there as well. Across the street is very good restaurant Vodnikov hram. Vodnik square is Ljubljana's central out door market from Monday to Saturday.

Thank Barbara M
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

What to say about it: it's a small square, the beginning of the Old city from eastern side. There is big market place, there is the way to go to the castle or you can go by foot in the Old city. Very close of the Vodnik square is famous Dragon bridge (Zmajski most)

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