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Ljubljana Castle: This historic castle, located on a hill overlooking the city, dates back to the 9th century. The castle offers a panoramic view of Ljubljana, and it's also home to exhibitions, cultural events, and historical displays. Dragon Bridge: One of Ljubljana's most famous landmarks, the bridge is adorned with four dragon statues, which have become symbols of the city. Tivoli Park: The city’s main green space is perfect for relaxation, walking, or enjoying outdoor events. Ljubljanica River: The river flows right through the heart of the city and is lined with cafes, bars, and boutiques. A stroll along the river, especially during the evening, is a lovely experience. Historic Architecture: Ljubljana showcases a blend of architectural styles, from Baroque to Art Nouveau. Jože Plečnik, a famous Slovenian architect, made a significant contribution to the city's architectural landscape. Lively Festivals: Ljubljana is a hub for cultural and music festivals throughout the year. From the Ljubljana Jazz Festival to the Ljubljana International Film Festival, there's always something happening in the city. Preseren Square: Named after Slovenia's national poet, France Prešeren, it's the main city square and a popular meeting point. The square boasts beautiful buildings, including the pink Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Museum of Modern Art and National Gallery: For those interested in art, both the Museum of Modern Art and the National Gallery offer impressive collections of Slovenian and international artists. Green Capital: In 2016, Ljubljana was awarded the title of European Green Capital. The city has made significant efforts in sustainable development, promoting public transportation, and creating pedestrian-only zones. Cuisine: Slovenian cuisine is a mix of Mediterranean, Alpine, and Pannonian influences. In Ljubljana, you can find a variety of restaurants offering traditional dishes like Štruklji (rolled dough with various fillings), Kranjska klobasa (Carniolan sausage), and Potica (a nut-filled sweet roll). Metelkova: Once a military barracks, this area has been transformed into a cultural center and is a prime example of urban art and counterculture in the city. It's home to clubs, art galleries, and even a hostel within a former prison. Central Market: A bustling market where locals buy fresh produce, dairy, meat, and more. On Fridays, there's an open kitchen event where you can taste different dishes prepared by local chefs.