The Robba Fountain (Ljubljana, Slovenia) Reviews
Newest Review: ... to represent the three rivers of Carniola: Ljubljanica, Sava and Krka. Carniola is the mountainous north eastern part of Slovenia. The popular skiing resort of Kranjska gora (literally Carniola Mountain) takes its name from this region and food stuffs from this region are always described as 'Carniolan'. The steps leading up to the fountain represent the Carniolan mountains, and a simple obelisk stands in the middle of the fountain. Only the sculptures are made of marble. The basin is made of a grey limestone, while the obelisk is cut from limestone that has a slightly reddish tone. Unfortunately, in my opinion, the replica does not qu... more
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by - written on 07/03/12 (Very useful, 48 readings)
Unlike, say, Rome's Trevi Fountain that tourists make a point of going to see, Ljubljana's Robba Fountain is something visits to the Slovenian capital stumble upon as they explore the city's old town. The Robba Fountain is on Mestni trg which roughly translates as 'Town Square' though 'place' is probably a better description for many of Slovenia's so-called squares because it's really a widening of the main street passing through the old town rather than a grand square. Here on Mestni trg you'll find the old town hall ('Magistrat' - now home to a gallery) and numerous houses that are officially declared historically significant either because they are ... Read the complete review
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