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Ljubljana was built on the site of a Roman settlement and first mentioned in the 12th century. Now the capital of Slovenia, this ancient city is the country’s cultural, educational, economic, political and administrative centre.
Jonathan Plumbley
A white church on a small island in the middle of a lake with mountains in the distance.


Travelling through Europe years ago, I was unfamiliar with Slovenia and decided to spend a day or two on my way to other countries. When I arrived, I was blown away by the amazing city, which features a magnificent castle, bustling markets and eccentric night life. It’s also a short hop away from Lake Bled, which is one of the most beautiful areas I’ve ever seen and features the only natural island in Slovenia (housing a 17th-century church)!

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