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Ljubljana, 12.12.2004.

Ljubljana is the cultural, political, commercial and educational centre of Slovenia. From 1991 it is the capital of the newly sovereign Republic of Slovenia.
The long history of the town starts with name Emona, back around 2000 BC, but the oldest writen record of Leibach (the German name for the city) is from 1144. The Slovene name Luwigana for the first time was mentioned in 1146.
The emblem of the town of Ljubljana is the green coloured Dragon, therefore its inhabitants are called "zmajceki", little dragons.

The Dragon

The green coloured dragon is the emblem of the town of Ljubljana. It stands on the Dragon Bridge, across the Ljubljanica river, just a foot from Tromostovje.

Mestni trg

Mestni trg (the Town's Square) is the oldest part of Ljubljana, it is the real old core of the town. This picture was taken in the occasion of VT meeting on December 12, 2004.

  • Last visit to Ljubljana: Jun 2005
  • Intro Updated Jun 10, 2005
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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2014 at 9:56 PM

    Very informative page. Great pictures. Irene

  • slothtraveller's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2012 at 2:37 PM

    Wonderful Ljubljana tips, Boris. It looks like a perfect short city break destination. One to remember.

  • Minashka's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2008 at 1:17 AM

    Thank you so much for the wonderful tips! I'm going to this wonderful city in Oct and I'm very excited about it :) Wish Croatia was a Schengen zone so then I could visit it too ;-)

  • Sjalen's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2007 at 9:49 AM

    Ah, I've got to go here soon! :)

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Feb 13, 2007 at 6:25 AM

    Slovenia's looking likely for this summer - I'll be back for more soon. Lljubljana looks lovely - leyle

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2007 at 7:35 AM

    Very helpful tips and great pictures. Thank you.

  • triplehelix's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2006 at 4:39 AM

    this place is so picturesque and beautiful!!!!! looks very romantic.

  • Airpunk's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2006 at 10:38 AM

    Good work, enjoyable to read and beautiful pictures: A really nice view onto Slovenia's capital.

  • Oct 26, 2005 at 5:00 AM

    this is not Reber. It is Stari trg. its near, but anyway. ursa

  • deWilde's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2005 at 8:30 AM

    What a pretty town. Your pages are full of very helpful information and great photos! Thanks for your hard work! =)

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