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Welcome to Ljubljana

European Green Capital 2016

BRUNCH AT LJUBLJANA CASTLE

Responsibility and solidarity to future generations

Mayors on stage

Everyone's involment needed to improve the city

EUROPEAN GREEN CAPITAL 2016

The first and only green oasis in central and south eastern Europe.

LJUBLJANA FOR YOU.

Ljubljana is a city that will surprise you and exceed your expectations. It is unique – small by surface area, but huge in terms of hospitality and quality of life. Numerous changes have happened in a short period, which is one of the reasons Ljubljana has become European Green Capital 2016.

People have quickly got used to these changes for the better and so can quickly forget how the city centre was choked with traffic, how hard it was to get from one side of the river to the other, how much time was spent waiting for the bus and when the riverbanks were a car park rather than a place of pleasant cafes. It’s hard to believe that today’s green capital was so very different less than a decade ago.

  • Air

    74 per cent of housing in Ljubljana is already heated by district heating and natural gas distribution.

  • Water

    Slovenian capital city is one of the few European capitals which can boast of natural drinking water without prior treatment.

TRANSPORT

The city centre, which was once the domain of cars and buses, is now mostly dedicated to pedestrians and cyclists. The city's public transport is becoming ever more accessible and user-friendly to passengers.

  • Air

    74 per cent of housing in Ljubljana is already heated by district heating and natural gas distribution.

  • Water

    Slovenian capital city is one of the few European capitals which can boast of natural drinking water without prior treatment.

NATURE

Ljubljana has 542 square metres of public green space per resident, while the city features 80 hectares of newly maintained green spaces, and maintained green spaces are still being created from degraded urban land.

Join in green activities and take part in green projects. We hope that together we can see the importance of responsible and environmentally friendly operations and that small steps can lead to major changes.  

News & events

There's a lot going on in the Green Capital.

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Karl Falkenberg in Ljubljana

On Saturday, 14 May 2016, as part of the tour connecting previous green capitals and...

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16

May

Aktualno

Does Money Grow on Trees After All?

This short contribution was sent to us by Anita Mašek, Slovenian Forestry Institute.

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12

May

Event

photography exhibition "Through Ljubljana Streets - Traffic in Ljubljana in the 20th Century"

The exhibition features forty photographs by numerous renowned Slovenian photojournalists,... Read more

3

Mar

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Ljubljana for you

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Green together

Mestna uprava Ljubljana

JAVNI HOLDING Ljubljana, d.o.o. 

ENERGETIKA LJUBLJANA d.o.o.

JP VODOVOD-KANALIZACIJA d.o.o.

Javno podjetje Ljubljanski potniški promet, d.o.o.

Snaga, d.o.o.

ŽALE Javno podjetje, d.o.o.

Javno podjetje Ljubljanska parkirišča in tržnice, d.o.o.

Šport Ljubljana

Zdravstveni dom Ljubljana

Lekarna Ljubljana

Zavod za oskrbo na domu

Turizem Ljubljana

Ljubljanski grad

Festival Ljubljana

Kinodvor

Kino Šiška

Mestna knjižnica Ljubljana

Lutkovno gledališče Ljubljana

Mednarodni grafični likovni center

Muzej in galerije Ljubljana

Mestno gledališče ljubljansko

Slovensko mladinsko gledališče

Ljubljanski vrtci

Ljubljanske osnovne šole

Center Janeza Levca Ljubljana

Javni zavod Cene Štupar

Svetovalni center za otroke, mladostnike in starše Ljubljana

Mladi zmaji

Pionirski dom

Mala ulica

Živalski vrt Ljubljana

Zavod Bob

Riko d.o.o s partnerji

Botanični vrt Univerze v Ljubljani

Visionect

BTC City Ljubljana

Renault

Green Light World Flight

Društvo za opazovanje in proučevanje ptic Slovenije

Ekologi brez meja 

Focus, društvo za sonaraven razvoj

Greenpeace

Ked Smetumet

Prirodoslovni muzej Slovenije

Ziferblat

Zadruga Buna

Wings for Life

Društvo zelenih nadzornikov

Društvo Zeleni prstan

Zveza tabornikov Slovenije 

Hotel Park

Grand Hotel Union

Hotel Lev

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Best Western Premier Hotel Slon

City Hotel

Posestvo Trnulja

STA

RTV Slovenija

Kulturno okoljsko društvo Pazi!park

Odprta kuhna

Pegaz international d.o.o.

A-Projekt d.o.o. 

PNZ d.o.o.

Nacionalni inštitut za javno zdravje 

ZRC SAZU 

Fakulteta za strojništvo 

Tehniški muzej Slovenije

Zavod Eneja

Mestna zveza tabornikov

Ubik d.o.o. 

GDi GISDATA d.o.o.

NTF - Oddelek za tekstilstvo, grafiko in oblikovanje

AvantCar

MyEqua

Elektro Ljubljana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographers

A. Gregorič

A. Hribovšek

A. Peunik

A. Rebec

Bobo

B. Čeak

D. Pal

D. Tome

J. Bavcon

N. Rovan

D. Wedam

Energetika Ljubljana

Europlakat

D. Kordić

J. Koželj

J. Maček

K.I. Novak

P.Hieng

P. Miloševič

D. Pal

P. Pirnat

Pexels

R. Godec

SnapStock

Š. Klarič

Timing Ljubljana

T. Jeseničnik

T. Mihelič

Turizem Ljubljana

V. Kontić

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