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Place Ljubljana

The Province of Ljubljana was the central-southern area of Slovenia. In 1941, it was annexed by Fascist Italy, and after 1943 occupied by Nazi Germany. Created on May 3, 1941, it was abolished on May 9, 1945, when the Slovene Partisans and partisans from other parts of Yugoslavia liberated it from the Nazi Operational Zone of the Adriatic Littoral. Its administrative centre was Ljubljana.

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Atlas Obscura 2020
0.65km
Slovenian Railway Museum

Discover Slovenian Railway Museum in Ljubljana, Slovenia: This former railway facility is the oldest in Slovenia, and now houses a museum showcasing the history of steam locomotives.

Atlas Obscura 2020
1.02km
Cast-Iron Dogs of Tivoli Castle

Discover Cast-Iron Dogs of Tivoli Castle in Ljubljana, Slovenia: Strange rumors surround the artist who created these solemn metal guard dogs.

Brutalism 1964
1.09km
Ferantov Vrt Residential and Commercial Complex
Atlas Obscura 2018
19.97km
Kamnik

Discover Kamnik in Slovenia: This small Slovenian town has become a magnet for microbreweries.

Atlas Obscura 2017
0.57km
Stara Elektrarna (The Old Power Station)

Discover Stara Elektrarna (The Old Power Station) in Ljubljana, Slovenia: A relic from the Industrial Revolution got a second life as a contemporary performing arts space.

Atlas Obscura 2019
11.1km
Domžale Straw Hat Museum

Discover Domžale Straw Hat Museum in Domžale, Slovenia: A wonderful museum dedicated to the local straw hat industry.

Atlas Obscura 2019
24.33km
Tuhinj Valley

Discover Tuhinj Valley in Laze v Tuhinju, Slovenia: A beautiful drive through the foot of the Alps traces the path of 15th-century Turkish raids.

Atlas Obscura 2019
0.8km
‘Faces’ of Locksmith Street

Discover 'Faces' of Locksmith Street in Ljubljana, Slovenia: A trough of 700 strange bronze faces runs through a narrow alley in Ljubljana's old town.

World Heritage Site 2021
1.54km
The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design

The work Jože Plečnik carried in Ljubljana between World War I and World War II present an example of a human centred urban design that successively changed the identity of the city following the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, when it cha…

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0.77km
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Urbirun Ljubljana – Highlights
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Atlas Obscura 2017
0.36km
This Cyanometer Measures the Blueness of the Sky

And changes color to match it.

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0.92km
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Ljubljana City Tour
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Atlas Obscura 2021
21.76km
Soteska Pekel (Hell Gorge)

Discover Soteska Pekel (Hell Gorge) in Borovnica, Slovenia: Apparently, Hell has waterfalls in Slovenia.

Brutalism
23.62km
Creina Hotel
Atlas Obscura 2017
1.64km
The Dream House of Ljubljana’s Most Influential Architect

Jože Plečnik designed many landmarks in Slovenia's capital city, including his own dream house.

Atlas Obscura 2018
29.73km
Velika Planina

Discover Velika Planina in Stahovica, Slovenia: An otherworldly alpine pasture with its own unique microculture that recalls Middle Earth.

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0.47km
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Bears, beers & mindfulness in Kočevje, Slovenia (3-days)
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Atlas Obscura 2021
0.51km
Ljubljana Mosque

Discover Ljubljana Mosque in Ljubljana, Slovenia: Slovenia's first mosque is a striking mix of Islamic and modernist architecture.

Atlas Obscura 2019
21.5km
Samostan Mekinje Monastery

Discover Samostan Mekinje Monastery in Kamnik, Slovenia: This 14th-century monastery survived Turkish raids, Nazi occupation, and even a stint as a spot to store towels.