Do you want to know which are the best places to visit in SloveniaIn this article we will present you a few of them that are really a must see if you decide to spend your holiday in this beautiful country. In our opinion the top three best places to visit in Slovenia and really worth seeing are: the capital, named Ljubljana, the Postojna cave and the Predjama castle.
Ljubljana – one of the best places to visit in Slovenia
When tourists search for the best places to visit in Slovenia, they usually, especially if they love architecture and history, come to Ljubljana. Ljubljana is a capital city since the countries’ independency in 1991. The city was built on the remains of the roman city called Emona and it has been inhabited ever since. You can see many different architectural styles when you walk around the streets. However, most of the houses and buildings were built or rebuilt in art nouveau style (which was popular at the end of 19. century) after the terrible earthquake in 1895. The most significant buildings in the city centre from that time: the national library, the market place and the triple bridges were all work of the world famous architect JožePlečnik.
The most visited sight in Slovenia: The Postojna cave
One of the best places to visit in Slovenia is definitely the Postojna cave, which is the most visited sight in our country. More and more tourists come every year to see its beauties, in total there were more than 39 millions of visitors since its opening for public in 1818. The tourists can admire its beautiful stalactites and the famous human fish, which is one of 115 animals that live in the cave. In 2016 the whole world was able to monitor the “birth” of 21 little fish, due to the help of the infrared light.
The most significant castle in the world: The Predjama castle
The Predjama castle is the biggest cave castle in the world and one of the most impressive ones. It is located near the Postojna cave and is placed on 123 metre high cliff! It is more than 800 years old and it was used as a background of the famous film: The game of Thrones. Therefore it made it to our list of the best places to visit in Slovenia. The castle was a home of the famous medieval knight Erazem of Predjama. It only had one secret way out and the enemies could not conquer it until someone of the knight’s staff showed them the secret passage. If you are looking for the best places to visit in Slovenia and discover some part of its history, then the Predjama castle is really a must.