Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia, boasts the title of European Green Capital 2016 and is the recipient of the award Tourism For Tomorrow 2015. It is a green city where locals and other newcomers relax themselvesin nature and in the central park Tivoli enjoy under the fragrant blossoms of roses in the park by the pool of the Boathouse.
At the top of the Castle hill reigns the Ljubljana castle under which extends a wonderful old town. On the very hill are many landscaped walking paths and because of that is definitely an inevitable destination and the starting point for tourists but also a popular location for anyone looking for relaxation in sport. Then you can descend from the Castle hill to the vibrant embankment of the river Ljubljanica, which was designed by renowned architect Joze Plecnik and, drinking a refreshing drink in one of the popular bars along the river, feel the pulse of the city. If you take a stroll by the Ljubljanica River from the central Prešeren Square to Špica embankment, the way will lead you leads to one of the oldest botanical gardens in Europe.
The main attractions that you simply must see the Three Bridges with Prešernov Square, Dragon Bridge, the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, National and University Library, the remains of the former Roman city of Emona, Congress Square with park Star and countless beautiful fountains in green park. There is also a rich offer of exhibitions organized by museums and galleries in the city center. Those who are interested in shopping will find many shops in the city center, as well as big shopping centers on the outskirt of the city.
On the Ljubljana area are as many as four regional parks. Ljubljansko barje Regional Park features archaeological sites which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, an exceptional natural diversity and is one of the few such well-preserved natural environments in Europe.