LJUBLJANA

Ljubljana is the main cultural, administrative, economic and financial centre of the country. In its place there was a Roman settlement called Emona, which was under the raids of various Hunnic tribes.

The city is located in the central part of the country, near the outflow of the Ljubljanica River into the Sava River.

According to a local legend, the city was founded by Jason and his Argonauts on their way to the Golden Fleece. They crossed the Danube River and Sava River and reached Ljubljanica River, where Jason fought with a dragon and killed it.

It is obligatory for tourists to have a walk along the promenade of Ljubljanica River. Within several metres from the river, in the ideal center, one of the most famous old temples can be seen – the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. In front of it there is another attraction in the city – the famous "Three Bridges".

The most remarkable place in the capital is the Ljubljana Castle. It was built in Celtic times and later was used by the Romans as a watchtower.

The Snake Bridge in Ljubljana, built at the beginning of the last century; the National Library and Gallery, the City Hall with the Roba Fountain, the National Museum and the lungs of Ljubljana – Tivoli Park should also be seen.

Slovenians are proud of their confectionery temptations and delicious honey. They are masters of the soup and have a variety of seafood and vegetarian dishes in their menu.

There are direct flights from Sofia Airport to the capital of Slovenia – Ljubljana on Monday, Thursday and Sunday.