Leaving Preseren Trg and crossing the Triple Bridge you will enter Ljubljana's Old Town and Mestni Trg. The Robba Fountain is located at the centre of mestni Trg just by the Town Hall and is one of... more
Jože Plecnik was very fond of his cones and pyramids and when he renovated the section of thr Roman wall along Mirje in the 1930s he decided to put a stone pyramid on top of the middle section. Why, I... more
I told you to remember the name, didn't I?
Plecnik (1872-1957) is almost synomynous with the city, considering how almost single-handedly he enriched the city with his architectural vision.
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Vodnik Square was built after the diocesan college and library situated in an old monastery were pulled down following the devastating earthquake of 1895. The space gained was used for the purposes of... more
Located to the North of the town is the Ljubljana cemetery or Zale. I found the main part of the cemetery uninteresting but there is a small section at the front of the cemetery which contains tombs,... more
The building dates from 1896 and it is resemblance of the czech National theatre. (it was built by czech arhitect Frantisek Edmund Skabrout) It used to be the National Centre untill became the home of... more
World Trade Center Ljubljana, was constructed as a 15-story business center opened in September 1993. Office Tower is the tallest building in Slovenia so far. The whole complex includes Office Tower,... more
Some very talented artisan obviously put a lot of effort into the sculpting of the massive bronze main entranceway of the cathedral. Must have taken a long time to complete. The heads of six former... more
It was established in 1949. The zoo moved to its present 18 hectares ste in 1951. Some 300.000 visitors a year come to see the more than 800 cpeciments of some 150 different animal species from all... more
Ljubljana is one of the most relaxing capital city's I've ever visited. The city is fairly quiet with not that many local people walking around and also not much traffic clogging up the streets. Yes...
Ljubljana is the cultural, political, commercial and educational centre of Slovenia. From 1991 it is the capital of the newly sovereign Republic of Slovenia.
The long history of the town starts with...
In 1999 I have moved to Ljubljana from Zagreb. Meanwhile I have visited some other places and I have also spent almost a year living in Vienna. This gives me a good chance to compare these places and...