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Discover the famous sites related to Plecnik and learn about their history and culture

The tour starts at the place where architect Joseph Plecnik was born, on Slovenska Cesta. His birth house is not there any more, it was turned down in order to build a new big living block But there's a column with a sign. At that place, we wil give general information about the architect and we will put him onto a historic frame Than we go on the way to the Summer festival place, which used to be a monastery but was the same as clothes for us.

Online Experience
1 Hour
Europe
Upto 10 people
Highlights
  • Get some basic information about the Preseren Square
  • See the Fisher's Bridge virtually and learn about some related facts
Description
  • The tour starts at the place where architect Joseph Plecnik was born, on Slovenska Cesta. His birth house is not there anymore; it was turned down in order to build a new big living block, but there's a column with a sign. At that place, we wil give general information about the architect, and we will put him into a historical frame. 
  • Then, we will go on the way to the Summer festival place, which used to be a monastery but was the same as clothes for us.
  •  We continue on Vegova street, which is from the beginning to the end part of UNESCO World Heritage because the whole street was redesigned by Plecnik. We will see markers showing us where remains from the Roman period are, as well as where the edge of the medieval town was (New square). Then we got to the Congress square, again redesigned by architect Plecnik. We will mention some buildings surrounding the square and the Castle of Ljubljana, as we have nice views and to tell the story related to the Triple bridge.
  • Then, we go down to the center of the town, giving basic information about Preseren Square, explaining why there are 3 bridges next to each other and telling the same stories, if necessary, answering the questions.
  • We will walk and cross the bridge, telling about the part of the Central Market, which was built by Plecnik, we'll walk along the colonnade and finish our tour either at the Bucher's or Dragon's Bridge.
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and the Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes before the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, and the internet connection may sometimes be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 60 EUR for a group of 3 screens or a private session for 110 EUR for up to 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
tourHQ Experiences

Dragan Bekcic has been a licenced tourist guide for the past 26 years. He was born near Kamnik and loves this city. He worked in many European countries as a tour leader or tour escort, but his basics are local guiding in my country. My passion is the spoken word, and he loves architect Joseph Plečnik's works.

As a Historian of Art and a Sociologist of Culture, Elena Cretnik has organized and guided students' study trips and art-historical excursions around Slovenia and abroad. She has lived and guided one-day trips and excursions for international guests in Crete, Greece, for a decade. As a professional, passionate, expert guide, she offers highly personalised experiences with a real feeling - leisurely pace - relaxed itineraries - local experience - culinary adventures - attention to detail. On her sLOVEnia tours, you will truly experience all that Slovenia offers. You will fall in love with this enchanting country.  

From USD 63 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.