Mestna Obcina Ljubljana Local Customs

  • Traditional Costumes
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  • Traditional Costumes
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  • Local Customs
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Mestna Obcina Ljubljana Local Customs

  • Beer rivalry - Lasko or Union?

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    again there is a beer rivalry between lasko beer and union beer of which ironically, both beers are now produced by the Giant Lasko Brewery of which the various Lasko Beers are brewed in the town of Lakso since 1825 and founded by an Austrian Franz Geyer and Union Beer is Brewed in Ljubljana by Pivovarna Union (again now owned by Lasko Brewery). ...

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  • English - widely spoken

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    And I think I know one of the reasons why. I had been suffering in Rome because the TV in Italy is all dubbed. No subtitles. Really odd to see the actors in CSI chattering away in perfect Italian - with slightly odd mouth shapes. You always get that with dubbing. So when I got to my friend's place in Ljubljana and met her children - who spoke such...

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  • LOCAL CURRENCY

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    I must admit, that even on my arrival in Slovenia in Summer 2004 I wasn't really sure about the name of the Slovenian currency. I only knew its abbreviation which is SIT. The official name of the currency is Slovenian Tolar. The exchange rate is mostly fixed, but when exchanging at an exchange office it is recommended to check if a commission...

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  • Traditional Costumes

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    since we are on a group tour in Ljubljana, we book a traditional Slovenian Evening Dinner and Folklore show as this was held in the Allegria Restavrajica along Old Town which is one of the participating restaurants for the folklore show. the package cost 39 euros per person and includes pick and and drop off from your hotel, traditional Slovenian...

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  • Famous People

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    The monument was unveiled in 1905 and is the work of architect Maks Fabiani and sculptor Ivan Zajc. France Prešeren (1800-1849) is the greatest Slovene poet. His poetry is a symbol of longing for love and freedom, which is why one of his poem became the national anthem. The monument stands on the ononymous sgare which is the main meeting point for...

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  • Wedding customs

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    It seems very, really very popular to have the photos of the wedding taken around the Lubljana castle, while I was there I met at least 4 differents weddings and was really tempted to enjoy a couple of them, pretending to be one of the inviteds and getting some free drinksI would probably have been shown in some pictures like this one and someone...

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  • CHRISTMAS TIME

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    The lights are even nicer at night! They just add to the look of Ljubljana and turn the whole city into a fairytale town. There's some simple lights in the trees of Castle hill and the castle changes colour every minute. Some of the houses get a frame of lights and the trees and streets turn into a sea of lights. Ljubljana really should be on your...

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  • Križanke

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    After being torn down in 1715, the Church of Our Lady of Mercy was rebuilt in Baroque style, and it was the first Baroque building in the region. The name of Križanke is derivated from "križanki", and it is the slovenian name for the Knights of the Cross.

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  • Old Postcards

    Ljubljana Local Customs

    An old Postcard sent from Ljubljana on May 26. 1909 Townhall of Ljubljana - as it looked like nearly hundred year ago. Nowadays its nearly the same view, except facades of the buildings are renovated.

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