Ljubljana is a beautiful city and, as is Salzburg, dominated by a Castle. We visited the castle, strolled through the gardens and examined this interesting statue.
We walked around the outside of the castle before venturing in. At this point we weren't sure if we would make it up to the top of the tower but we managed - the spiral staircase had an up and a down.
The stairs of the staircase.
The views from the top were spectacular. The warriors of ancient times certainly had a good spot to see the enemy approaching.
This chapel was below the tower and very well preserved.
We stayed here at the Grand Union Hotel which is over 100 years old but modernised inside and were fortunate to be upgraded to an
The buildings of Ljubljana are very picturesque and, condsidering it only claimed indepence from Communist Yugoslavia in the early 1990's it appears to be a very progressive and happy city.
The old part of town has that lovely medieval feel about it.
And some very pretty buildings.
And as we strolled home I took these snaps showing the castle and the river.