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Sights and attractions

  • Top sights of Ljubljana

    Ljubljana is a picturesque city boasting a wealth of attractions. This short guide includes the most important ones – those that you simply cannot afford to miss.

  • Art Nouveau Ljubljana

    At the turn of the 20th century, a new artistic style referred to by several different names including Art Nouveau contributed significantly to the appearance of a number of European cities. In Ljubljana, it developed under the influence of the Viennese Secession (hence the local name "secesija") and found expression mainly in architecture.

  • Ljubljana, a romantic city

    Being a truly romantic city full of beautiful views and inspiring stories, Ljubljana is a perfect place for a romantic getaway.

  • Museums in Ljubljana and its surrounding areas

    Due to Ljubljana and Central Slovenia's rich and unique artistic and historical heritage, visiting the region's museums is quite an experience.

  • Famous churches

    The artistic and especially architectural legacy found in the Central Slovenia is intensely marked by the richness of the ecclesiastical art.

  • Historic houses and collections

    Historic houses and small museum collections offer the possibility of getting to know the local tradition and cultural heritage.

  • Baroque style Ljubljana

    Apart from creations by the architect Jože Plečnik, it was the Baroque that contributed most significantly to the architectural appearance of the present Ljubljana.

  • Green Ljubljana

    Ljubljana is the European Green Capital 2016 and the proud holder of a Tourism for Tomorrow 2015 award. Being a city with a green soul and a high level of environmental awareness, it has managed to preserve its green character to the present day.

  • Plečnik's Ljubljana

    The famous architect Jože Plečnik (1872-1957) tried to model Ljubljana on ancient Athens. The multitude of his creations in the city, referred to as a whole as "Plečnik's Ljubljana", is considered to be one of the 20th century's most important total works of art.

  • The river Ljubljanica and its bridges

    The river Ljubljanica, with its interesting bridges and picturesque old city centre embankments, is one of Ljubljana's most notable landmarks.

  • Castles and mansions

    There are numerous beautiful castles, mansions and palaces in Ljubljana and in the Central Slovenia region. The most famous among these are for the most part renovated and open to the public.

  • Ljubljana's façades and monuments

    The buildings' façades and monuments in the old city centre of Ljubljana reflect styles from various periods of history combined in a unique way.