Referred as the ” Crossroad of the Balkans ” Slovenia is a tiny beautiful alpine country located on the south of Europe. Extremely popular for its picturesque landscapes and rich diverse cultures it is a dream destination for the footloose. LJUBLJANA, (pronounced as lyu-blya-na) is the captivating capital of Slovenia. Ljubljana being the largest city in Slovenia is a very charming place which was awarded the coveted Green Capital of Europe title in 2016 by the European Commission.

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LJUBLJANA CASTLE: Standing on the Castle Hill above the downtown Ljubljana the majestic 16th century Ljubljana Castle is one of the finest landmark feature of Ljubljana the capital of Slovenia. The beautiful medieval fortress displays one of the most spectacular view of the city. The castle showcases a museum on Slovenian history, a puppet museum and some historical rooms. There are costumed castle guides who take you on a guided tour of the castle impersonating different historical personalities of the land.

DRAGON BRIDGE: A waggish bridge adorned by ornamental and embellished dragon statues in the heart of the city is a jewel in the  crown for Ljubljana and its people. An exemplary creation and the most photographed monument in Ljubljana the capital of Slovenia, the Dragon Bridge is a road bridge which crosses the Ljubljana river between the Kopitar Street and Ressel Street.

Ljubljana Dragon Bridge SloveniaPD.com

TIVOLI CITY PARK: It is the largest and most beautiful park in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. The Tivoli Park was designed by French engineer Jean Blanchard in 1813 by joining together of the parks that surrounded the Podturn and Cekin Mansions. The vast expanse of the Tivoli Park delights its visitors with its various sports activities, marvelous statues and designs.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SLOVENIA: The National Museum of Slovenia is the oldest scientific and cultural institution in the capital city of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Situated in the Center District of the city near the Tivoli City Park, the museum hosts some of the most amazing collection of archaeological artefacts, old coins and bank notes. Its beautiful interiors are adorned by decorated medallions and heavenly paintings by reputed painters.

LJUBLJANA Museum Source:WIKI

LJUBLJANA CATHEDRAL: Simply known as the Cathedral or St. Nicholas is a church in Ljubljana the capital Slovenia. Being a Gothic church in the early 18th century , it was replaced by a Baroque building. It is easily recognized by its octagonal dome with a cupola. The sculpted entrance door, the mesmerizing interiors and the divine ambiance of the cathedral is spellbinding.

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