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You can take a look at Ljubljana webcam .

Many Summer festivals take place in Ljubljana. You can take a look at list and dates here.

On July 2006 new interactive map of Ljubljana was presented.

You can take a look at the events calendar .

A new useful page about Ljubljana.

Plečnik's church St. Michael

This church on Ljubljana Marshes is proof of the architect Jože Plečnik's deep understanding of stone and wood, combined with the skills of Slovenian craftsmen.It was built in periods during 1920-28 and 1937-40 in a small village Črna vas near Ljubljana.

More pictures and info about the church here .

The Beginning of Plečnik Year Marked by a Plečnik Exhibition
3 January 2007

Being the 50th anniversary of the death of the famous Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik, 2007 has been announced Plečnik Year. The programme of events in celebration of the anniversary will begin on 7 January with the opening of a National Gallery exhibition entitled Jože Plečnik (1872-1957): An Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna.

You can take a Walking Tour of Plečnik's Ljubljana.

According to legend, ....

.... after steeling the Golden Fleece from king Aeëtes, the Greek hero Jason fled with his ship Argo and sailed vast seas. Instead of heading for the south, the Argonauts reached the spring of the Ljubljanica river, where Jason fought a great monster and, as it usually happens in legends, beat it. The monster - a dragon - is featured in the town’s coat of arms and is the main symbol of Ljubljana. Thus Jason, the great winner, became the first inhabitant of Ljubljana.

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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2014 at 9:47 PM

    Great page. Lovely pictures. Irene

  • spanishguy's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2010 at 8:00 AM

    Hi Tanja! I have just arrived to Ljubljana and I'll be here till Friday. Any advice? Thanks!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2009 at 6:40 AM

    Hello, Tanja! I would visit your city with pleasure! Greetings!

  • oriettaIT's Profile Photo
    Jul 9, 2009 at 6:28 AM

    Coming to Ljubljana in August. Love to read from locals, thanks a lot for sharing

  • iaint's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2009 at 11:57 AM

    love your tips; will be visiting next month, so very helpful

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2009 at 9:20 AM

    You know, I'll be there in August!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2008 at 11:05 PM

    Thinking of possibly visiting in April.

  • Toshioohsako's Profile Photo
    Jan 22, 2008 at 7:50 AM

    About 10 years ago I was here-a beautiful city . I cannot recall the small town where a conference was held but it was one hour drive to come to L. Nice reminiscence. Have a good evening.

  • crazygal59's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2007 at 4:39 AM

    I had no idea Slovenia was so beautiful. Ljubljana reminds me a little of Amsterdam with the rivers and bridges. Really nice pages.

  • garridogal's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2007 at 5:21 AM

    Really enjoyed looking at pictures of your hometown and your craftwork. Both are very beautiful!

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