Triple Bridge (Tromostovje) is an intriguing pedestrian bridge that spans the Ljubljanica River. It’s a historic crossroads between Prešeren Square, Ljubljana’s central square and the city’s picturesque Old Town. Enjoy panoramic views of notable monuments from Triple Bridge, an idyllic place to stop and experience the enchanting atmosphere of Ljubljana’s spiritual heart.
Notice the striking three-lane appearance of the bridge, which developed over two centuries. The central bridge dates to 1842 and replaced a 13th-century wooden bridge, which served as an entrance to the Old Town. An inscription on the bridge’s arch commemorates the Archduke Franz Karl Joseph of Austria. Flanking the central carriageway are two footbridges, built between 1929 and 1932 by Jože Plečnik to ease the flow of pedestrians.
Walk across each of the three bridges to appreciate their architectural features. Among these are balustrades and artistic streetlamps. Sit on one of the benches lining the central bridge, gaze over Prešeren Square and spot the turrets of Ljubljana Castle. Look for the elegant colonnade, which stretches above the river banks from the south side of the bridge.
Enjoy uninterrupted views along the peaceful Ljubljanica River from the side bridges. A set of graceful staircases lead down from the bridges to riverside terraces and pathways.
The bridge is a great starting point for visiting many other major city attractions. Prešeren Square, to the north, is a hive of activity and home to the Baroque masterpiece the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Observe the Prešeren Monument, dedicated to the poet France Prešeren.
The south side of Triple Bridge opens out onto the streets of Ljubljana’s medieval Old Town. Check out the replica of Francesco Robba’s fountain outside the Town Hall. Marvel at the frescoes at St. Nicholas’ Cathedral and browse for handicrafts and organic food at Central Market. Walk or ride a funicular up Castle Hill to the majestic Ljubljana Castle.
Get the most out of your time at Triple Bridge. Here is a list of the top activities:
For more things to do, check out our Ljubljana things to do page.
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Beautiful old building in the heart of Ljubliana. Clean rooms, very friendly staff and well above average breakfast.
Room was very basic. There were 2 narrow, very hard twin beds, a built-in bench under the window, and 2 cylinders as bedside tables. It was fine, just don't expect luxury. Location is very good.
Modern hotel situated a ten minute walk from the centre of Ljubljana, a vibrant, buzzing city not to be missed. Hotel staff were very friendly.
It was close to the meetings I was attending. I received an upgrade as the room type I had booked was not available. The room I had instead was very large and very comfortable.
Great location, helpful staff. Plentiful breakfast. Very nice room, except for air con, which wouldn’t get as cold as I like it. Also no body lotion dispenser or flask, so helpful to travellers. But overall excellent. They allowed me to check in early, which was appreciated as it had been raining ...
Stylish and elegant. Very friendly staff and effecient service. Location was a busy commercial area so not so pretty but within easy walking distance, 10 mins max of the lovely picturesque old town. Room was stylish, large and tasteful with both bath and shower room even though it was only the basic ...
Our room was very clean, centrally located, quiet and spacious. The staff was friendly and helpful. Would stay here again. This property is in the pedestrian zone so you have to walk a couple blocks with your suitcase, but there is convenient parking nearby.