Welcome to the European Green Capital 2016. Ljubljana is a city that will surprise you and exceed your expectations. It is indeed a unique place: small in size, but huge in its hospitality and quality of life.
At the turn of the 20th century, a number of European cities saw the emergence of a new artistic movement whose goals were the same wherever it appeared, but it found different local expressions and was known by different names.
A journey around the edges of Ljubljana takes you through 25 municipalities which, together with the capital, compose the region of Central Slovenia and form Ljubljana’s green belt – as if wrapping the city in a big hug.
The Path of Remembrance and Comradeship, which encircles Ljubljana, is a 35-kilometre recreational path running along the course of the military barbed-wire fence which surrounded Ljubljana during the Second World War.
It was on the warm 11th July 1810 when the Ljubljana Botanic Garden, originally called the Native Flora Garden, was opened on a plot by the Gruberjev prekop drainage channel at the northern foot of Ljubljana's castle hill.
Some cemeteries are more than just places to mourn, remember, and pay respect to the dead. Rather, they are phenomenal pieces of architecture and true gems of burial culture. One of such cemeteries is the Ljubljana Žale cemetery.