The romantic historical town centres of the coastal town of Piran, the oldest Slovenian town of Ptuj, the mighty castle high above Celje, Lake Bled, an Alpine pearl with a unique island in the middle of it, the vibrant and picturesque capital city of Ljubljana, the elegant white Lipizzaner horse, and the mysterious underground world of Postojna Cave with the incredible Predjama Castle nearby. These are the images that will make a strong impression on you when you visit Slovenia. Save a piece of these iconic images in your hearts and in your photographs to share with your friends.
Oldest in the world
Did you know that Slovenia has some notable artefacts that are considered to be the oldest in the world? The oldest flute, dating back more than 60,000 years, can be found at the National Museum in Ljubljana. The slightly younger, 5,200-year-old wooden wheel with an axle is housed at the City Museum of Ljubljana, and a sewing needle used 30,000 years ago is kept at the Celje Regional Museum. In Maribor's historic Lent district, you can check out the 400-year-old grapevine.
As you take a stroll through the Slovenian capital city, Ljubljana, you will encounter incredible architectural treasures designed by the well-known Slovenian architect, Jože Plečnik. Tromostovje (the Three Bridges), the National and University Library, the Križanke summer theatre – these are just some of the buildings designed by this renowned architect. You can also admire his masterpieces in other places in Slovenia.
Slovenia has produced many exceptional individuals who have been ground-breaking in various areas of life and helped shape world history. Visionary inventors, talented composers, exceptional women whose beauty and genius took the world by storm ... Discover their stories and explore Slovenia's towns and cities, from which these exceptional Slovenians hail.