Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is a beautiful small city situated on the river Ljubljanica that flows between the city centre and the castle hill above. The town boasts the most relaxing atmosphere of all European capitals and offers endless cultural events and excellent quality of life. During winter, its dreamy central European character prevails, and during summer its relaxed Mediterranean feel.
Ljubljana’s present appearance is partly due to the Italian Baroque and partly to Art Nouveau, which found expression in numerous buildings constructed after the earthquake of 1895. In the second half of the 20th century, it was the world famous architect Jože Plečnik that put an indelible personal stamp on his native Ljubljana.
Among other things, Ljubljana boasts one of the world’s oldest philharmonic societies. Each year it hosts over 10,000 cultural events, from prestigious musical, theatre and art events to alternative and avant-garde events, including 14 international festivals.
Ljubljana is visited by numerous scientists attracted by the international reputation of its university, world renowned artists fascinated by its vibrant and creative spirit, businessmen attending business meetings and trade exhibitions, and international experts attracted by conferences held in the city.
Ljubljana’s surrounding areas, packed with natural beauty and cultural sights bearing witness to the city’s dynamic history, are renowned for their walking, hiking and cycle trails and traditional culinary delights.
Ljubljana has preserved evidence of a five thousand year history including the remains of the Roman city of Emona and the old city centre with its medieval castle, Baroque facades, decorative portals and uneven roofs. Other significant bits of the city mosaic are picturesque bridges across the Ljubljanica river and the vast Tivoli park, which stretches into the very city centre.
Restaurants / Ljubljana
Gastronomy in Ljubljana is characterized by great diversity, with dishes ranging from traditional Slovenian and international classics to specialities of more exotic cuisines. Menus are often based on seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms.
The following list presents one of the finest restaurants in Ljubljana. For more information please check the link www.visitljubljana.si.