The people of the 2016 Green Capital of Europe live in and with nature. It surrounds Ljubljana and seeps into it through countless parks and other green areas.
Find the dragon
How many of them you can find?
Dragon symbols have thus been present in Ljubljana since ancient times. The dragon was originally present on the medieval coat of arms as a decoration but later assumed a more central position. From its initial portrayal as a monster, the dragon gradually transformed into a symbolic protector of the city, embodying power, courage, and wisdom.
Fine dining or local fast food with burek. You can decide what you need at the moment. Every Friday weather permitting, Ljubljana central market is transformed into a buzzing street food extravaganza. You simply can’t miss it. Find different food from top chefs or just local restaurants.
Get to know Slovenia’s excellent wines at restaurants and wine tastings in Ljubljana. Although the Ljubljana region is not a wine-growing region, Ljubljana holds the title of International City of Vine and Wine, thanks to its traditional role as a commercial center for the country’s wine districts.
Ljubljana owes its distinctive appearance to the great European architect Jože Plečnik. Plečnik’s Ljubljana, one of the most important “total” works of art of the twentieth century, is an urban-planning phenomenon of worldwide renown.
Ljubljana Castle, standing on a hill above the city for about 900 years, is Ljubljana’s main attraction. On this tour, you will learn about its history and enjoy the beautiful city views afforded by the castle’s ramparts. Ljubljana Castle’s 500-year-old chapel may be dedicated to St George, famous for slaying dragons, but today you can discover the history of the city via the five challenges of the Escape Castle adventure – and even save a dragon.