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Ljubljana made it to the 7th place in the European Best Destination 2015 online vote which concluded yesterday. With a year's record of 244,696 votes overall cast for all of the 20 nominated destinations, Ljubljana received 13,114 votes.

Ljubljana po rekordnih rezultatih v leto 2014 z novimi izzivi

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The big numbers and really massive engagement was the most deciding factor in this year's competition. After three weeks of intense social media campaigning, Ljubljana made it into top 10, leaving behind such cities as Innsbruck, Milan and Brussels. The winner of this years' competition was Bordeaux which scored 42,396 votes.

Here are some of the best social media comments made about Ljubljana in the course of the competition.

"Ljubljana is like a beautiful girl you would have fallen in love with and would like to keep for yourself. Obviously I'm not the only one who fell under its spell and I am happy that more and more visitors enjoy to discover this exceptional and unique destination."

"I'm sure it will be a favourite destination for travellers around the world because Ljubljana offers something more, something different,Slovenia is an amazing country to be discovered."

"I don’t know how to describe Ljubljana in order to make people want to discover it, but it's the best of Austria, the best of Italy, of Croatia, of France, and especially the best of Slovenia. Ljubljana has its own strong identity with a mixture of other cultures."

"This city is great for lovers of Art Nouveau. There are unique creations in the world there. This city is worth the trip."

"Ljubljana is romantic romantic romantic romantic. "

A big thank you to everyone who voted for Ljubljana and showed your love to our city!

Check out European Best Destinations website for the whole list of top 10 European destinations to be discovered in 2015.