"Here be dragons" Ljubljana by GillianMcLaughlin
Ljubljana Travel Guide: 1,964 reviews and 4,415 photos
My very short visit to Ljubljana was a great testament to the wonderful friendships that develop through VT. I was met off the plane by VTer Kristina (KristaB) whose knowledge and enthusiasm for the city which has become her home, are infectious, very infectious.
In the space of a few hours I marvelled at the fine architecture, heard legend of the connections between Ljubljana and the dragon that has become its symbol and caught a glimpse of the daily life of this charming city centre.
I was enchanted in particular by the castle, which has become a hub of activity for the local people rather than be relegated to a simple tourist sight. I nosed around one of the greatest markets I have ever encountered and tripped over pavements as I spent my time walking and looking up at the wonderful buildings that surrounded me. All of this in the company of a new friend whom I felt I’d known forever.
It was a wonderful day in a wonderful place.
- Pros:A pocket-sized city which welcomes the curious visitor
- Cons:If there are any, I didn't stay long enough to find them
- In a nutshell:Enough seen in a few hours to know that it's worth a return visit
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