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Ljubljana

Slovenia ( Europe )
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Ljubljana is categorised as Heritage


Triple Bridge in Lujbljana (Photo Courtesy: Mich973)
Preseren Square (Photo Courtesy: Eleassar)
Courtyard of Ljubljana Castle (Photo Courtesy: Vladimir Yaitskiy)
Dragon Bridge in Lujbljana (Photo Courtesy: Johann Jaritz)
Metelkova (Photo Courtesy: Nincha8)
Rimstone Pools in Škocjan Caves (Photo Courtesy: Lander)
Škocjan Caves (Photo Courtesy: Lander)
Škocjan Caves Entrance (Photo Courtesy: Tiia Monto)
The Ljubljana Castle (Photo Courtesy: Petar Milošević)
The Postojna Cave (Photo Courtesy: Boštjan Burger)
The Tivoli Castle with Fountain
The Tivoli Park (Photo Courtesy: kajikawa)

Reasons to Visit
  • The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, is a small but vibrant historic city. The crystalline emerald green Ljubljanica River that flows through the city highlights the historic Old Towns beauty.
  • Cobbled streets, charming baroque houses, a beautiful castle-topped hill and little cafés that dot the banks of the river, characterise Ljubljana.
  • Ljubljana has been confluence of Slavic, German, and Italian cultures. Artists across the world still consider Ljubljana a melting pot alternative music, arts and innovative cutting edge creativity.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Ljubljana
  • Ljubljana is connected by Air with Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai

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  • Best of Slovenia (7 Nights)

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    The Tivoli Park was built in 1813 as a recreational park for the city's population. The park is set amidst rolling lush green hills, manicured lawns, and children's play area. The best way to explore the park is on bicycles that are available on rent in the park during summer. Tivoli Park is also home to the Museum of Modern History and the 17th century Tivoli Mansion.
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    History
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    Lujbljana is home to some charming bridges that span across the Ljubljanica River. Popular among them are the Triple Bridge and Dragon Bridge. The Triple Bridge is a pedestrian bridge located near the Preseren Square. The middle section of the bridge is believed to date back to 1842 while the two newer side bridges were designed by architect Joze Plecnik in 1931. It is these two side bridges that give the bridge a triangular look. The Dragon Bridge derives its name from the Greek story of Jason and Golden Fleece. According to the legend, it was here in the Ljubljanica River where a dragon lived and Jason slew it. The bridge is adorned with four bronze dragons that are believed to guard the bridge.
    Lake or Riverside
    Riverside
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    Named after the renowned poet Frances Presere, the Preseren Square lies in the heart of Ljubljana. This marvellous public square is home to some wonderful Secessionist architecture. The 17th century Baroque Franciscan Church is a popular sight overlooking the square. This pedestrian square is also serves as a venue for the Ljubljana carnival, concerts, political gatherings and protests.
    Historic Site
    Memorial
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    Metelkova is an autonomous social centre located on a former military barracks in the heart of Ljubljana. Metelkova is a hub of Ljubljana's bustling offbeat art, music and cultural activities. It is home to various art galleries, underground pubs, artist studios, and home to several punk rock, dub, techno, and heavy metal music concerts. The Ethnographic Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Arts are located here.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre, Live Performances
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    The Ljubljana Castle is perched on top of a majestic hill overlooking the city. Originally built in the twelfth century, the castle was reconstructed in the sixteenth century following an earthquake. For centuries the castle was used to defend the city. Today between June to September the castle serves as venue for the Ljubljana Summer Festival. The highlight of the castle is the observatory tower that offers spectacular views of Ljubljana and the Julian Alps. The castle can be reached by foot, for the more adventurous, or by a furnicular railway that departs hourly from the Ljubljana Tourist Information Centre. Entrance to the Castle Courtyard, Chapel, Wall and Gift shop is free, but there is a charge for access to the tower.
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    Valley Views
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    The Postojna Cave is a large karst cave and a top tourist attraction in Slovenia. The gigantic stalagmite and stalactite formations in the cave make you amaze at nature's beauty. For centuries the cave area was explored by local residents, but the inner parts of the cave were explored only in 1818. In 1819 Archduke Ferdinand I was the first official visitor of the cave, and since the past almost 200 years, the cave has attracted millions of visitors. With a network of 20 km of passages, galleries and chambers, the Postojna cave can be explored on a guided tour of the cave in a cave train and on foot. The cave is lit by electric lighting allowing you to admire the beauty of this natural wonder. Located at 55 kms from Ljubljana, the Postojna Cave can be easily accessed from Ljubljana by train or bus.
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    Rocks
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    Vintgar Gorge is the most beautiful and popular gorge in Slovenia that has attracted tourists for over 100 years. The highlight of this 1.6 km gorge is the 1600-metre wooden walkway that offers spectacular views of the crystal blue Radovna River and reaching up to the gorgeous 13-metre high Sum Waterfall. Vintgar Gorge can be visited on a day trip from Bled as well as Ljubljana.
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    Walking
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    The caves have such exceptional scientific significance that they have been included in the UNESCO's list of natural and cultural world heritage sites in 1986. The cave is home to the largest underground canyon in the world and is 2600 m long. You will see diverse stalactite forms that are crass but marvellous, including limestone pools, and larger stalactites in the Great Hall, with Giant stalagmites. Guided tours take place every day throughout the year.
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    UNESCO Heritage Site
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    Walking Tour of Ljubljana is a guided walking tour that introduces you to all the popular sights of Ljubljana. The tour starts near the beautiful Town Hall and takes you to the Cathedral of St Nicholas, the Cross Dragon Bridge, and to the famous Preseren Square, the Triple Bridge, the Summer Theatre, and Baroque-era Church of the Knights of the Cross. The tour culminates with a visit to the gorgeous Ljubljana Castle. Duration of the tour is generally around 2-3 hours.
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Average Day / Night Temperature of Ljubljana, Bohinj

January
3°C / -4°C
February
2°C / -6°C
March
5°C / -2°C
April
16°C / 5°C
May
19°C / 6°C
June
25°C / 8°C
July
27°C / 12°C
August
27°C / 12°C
September
21°C / 9°C
October
16°C / 5°C
November
11°C / 4°C
December
3°C / -4°C

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  • Ljubljana Joe Punik Airport ( LJU ) , Ljubljana
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