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Public Drinking Fountains – Water for everyone!

Ljubljana has a number of "Public Drinking Fountains", some new, some older. We locals are very proud of our fresh tap water, and finding them is fun!

relaxing
Relaxing

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Odprta Kuhna – Food market called Open Kitchen

"Odprta Kuhna" is a food market in Ljubljana. I have only one suggestion for you, either if you're hungry, thirsty or both: go and enjoy...

bars
Bars
coffee&tea
Coffee & tea
snacks
Snacks

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Tjasa

Janovljak

FTP @ Technology Park – Food Transfer Protocol

"FTP @ Technological park" is a bistro in Ljubljana that always makes me happy. I love their daily options and low-carb lunches. Try their romantic Šabesa.

restaurants
Restaurants

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Godec Pub – Strictly analog!

"Godec Pub" in Ljubljana is without a shadow of a doubt one of the legendary pubs in the city. Pure rock 'n roll, craft beer and no WiFi or TVs! I love it.

bars
Bars

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Žale – Place of silence

"Žale" Ljubjlana is one more cemetery I love. I promise, I'm not 'black!' This one's truly an outdoor gallery and the Garden of all Saints is spectacular!

arts&culture
Art & culture
relaxing
Relaxing

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Stara elektrarna – Old Power Plant - Modern Scene

"Stara elektrarna" Ljublana is a former old power station, as the name suggests itself, preserved as a museum and event hall for modern dance, theatre...

arts&culture
Art & culture
music
Music
theater
Theaters

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Tronč shop – Travel back in time

The vendor is chatty and it sometimes seems like she knows everyone who enters. Maybe that is why it feels like traveling back in time.

shopping
Shopping

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Raw Pasta – Yummy pasta

"Raw Pasta" in Ljubljana is my favorite new pasta spot! My favorite dishes here are the full-grain paccheri with tomato sauce, burata and pistachios...

restaurants
Restaurants

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Tjasa

Janovljak

TektoniX – Classy taproom!

"TektoniX" in Ljubljana is a new taproom that has playful beer varieties and a cool atmosphere. One tip: don't go there in a rush...

bars
Bars

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Tjasa

Janovljak

Grajski Hrib – Sledding in the city centre

"Grajski Hrib" in Ljubljana is a hill that in winter is perfect for some winter sledding! You can even bring a plastic bag to sled on & join in the fun!

relaxing
Relaxing

By

Miha

Poredoš

Sax Pub Mural – Botched or rejuvenated?

The "Sax Pub Mural" in Ljubljana was recently 'restored', and the new work by artist Matthieu Tremblin begs the question - whose mural is it now?

arts&culture
Art & culture
bars
Bars
relaxing
Relaxing

By

Tina

Kralj

Corner Stones – Inhabitants of medieval Laibach

It was YEARS before I knew what these "corner stones" from medieval Ljubljana - or I should say, these odd little people staring at me - were all about...

arts&culture
Art & culture
relaxing
Relaxing

By

Tina

Kralj

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