Vincent Poon :: The Old and the New Town of Ljubljana
 
Like most capital cities, Ljubljana was never intended to be our primary focus during our stay in Slovenia given our limited time there.
 
We didn't have time for the museums nor the castles and it turned out that the highlights were really the architectural gems and the lively markets.
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Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, didn't look very busy to me for an international airport
View of the Slovenia's country side while the bus took us from the airport to the city of Ljubljana
This nice place was next to the river in the old town and was where we stayed in Ljubljana
The Dragon Bridge, designed by  Jurij Zaninovi��, was the first major Art Nouveau project to be built in the city in 1901
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, didn't look very busy to me for an international airport
View of the Slovenia's country side while the bus took us from the airport to the city of Ljubljana
This nice place was next to the river in the old town and was where we stayed in Ljubljana
The Dragon Bridge, designed by Jurij Zaninovi��, was the first major Art Nouveau project to be built in the city in 1901
There is a legend that Jason was the founder of Ljubljana, and he and his Argonauts killed a dragon, which is one of the 4 on the bridge
The back looked more terrifying than the front
Along the bridge was a line of Art Nouveau lamp posts, decorated with gryphon motifs
The Ljubljanica River, on the right is the Ljubljana Central Market
There is a legend that Jason was the founder of Ljubljana, and he and his Argonauts killed a dragon, which is one of the 4 on the bridge
The back looked more terrifying than the front
Along the bridge was a line of Art Nouveau lamp posts, decorated with gryphon motifs
The Ljubljanica River, on the right is the Ljubljana Central Market
Dragon is the official mascot of Ljubljana, so don't be surprised if you see many dragons-like items around
Couples in love come here to affix engraved padlocks on the Butcher's Bridge (2010)
Sculpture of Satyr on Butcher's Bridge. The work of Jakov Brdar
Other sculptures found on the Butcher's Bridge
Dragon is the official mascot of Ljubljana, so don't be surprised if you see many dragons-like items around
Couples in love come here to affix engraved padlocks on the Butcher's Bridge (2010)
Sculpture of Satyr on Butcher's Bridge. The work of Jakov Brdar
Other sculptures found on the Butcher's Bridge
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