Although Ljubljanica, the capital of Slovenia, the country between Italy and Austria, does not include world-famous tourist attractions like the rest of the European capitals, it possesses its own charm, the whole city is a beautiful tourist attraction with its beautiful views and wonderful antique buildings.
Ljubljana, which is located in the center of Slovenia, its largest city and its only center, has the global importance of being the country’s political, economic and cultural capital.
The word “Ljubljana” means the “beloved” Slovenian language, and it also means “the persistent working bee” which is one of the greenest and most beautiful regions in Europe. Slovenia has always been proud of its unique heritage, which is a reflection of the wonderful mix between German and Slovenian culture and the Mediterranean culture.
the landmarks of the city
Most of Ljubljana’s city attractions and pedestrian and biking area meet around the banks of the beautiful Ljubljanica River, which makes the area ideal for wandering and enjoying breathtaking views. It is also possible to take a boat tour of the river and relax in the arms of nature.
As for the places that visitors to the city can go to, there is the jubljana castle, and the old town defined by three squares, is Mestni trg square and is considered the heart of the city and Stari trg which is the true heart of the old town, and lined the fronts of the square wooden shops from the 19th century, The cobbled walkways and Gorni trg Square, which extend to the southeast of Stari Terg, are the quietest and most part of the old town where there are some Art Nouveau, Renaissance and Baroque buildings.
The green capital
This year, Ljubljana was chosen as the green capital of Europe as one of the greenest European cities, and despite the small size of the city, it has a lot to offer tourists with its summer activities, its ancient town, its wonderful bridges, delicious food options, Roman ruins, river tours, coastal resorts, and finally the Skokjan Cave, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. While the Slovenian people are very friendly and the majority speak English, which makes it easier for tourists.
A look at Ljubljana, the green capital of Europe 2016
Ljubljana .. the green capital of Europe for 2016
Wonderful summer events in Ljubljana
The old town of Ljubljana
Ljubljana precludes a picturesque nature
River cruises in the Solvinist capital