Archive for the tag 'Slovenia'

Over all the mountaintops is peace. In all treetops you perceive scarcely a breath. The little birds in the forest are silent. Wait then; soon, you too, will have peace.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

8 Comments CherryPie on May 15th 2016

In 1996, two enhancements were installed on the cathedral in the form of two large bronze doors, one on the west facade and the second on the south facade adjacent to Ciril-Metodov Trg. These were added to commemorate the visit of Pope John Paul II. The stunning west door is decorated with a raised relief [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 2nd 2016

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 29th 2016

Ljubljana Cathedral stands above the square Pogačarjev trg and by Ciril-Metodov trg in the centre of the medieval town. By orders of the Academia Operosorum, it was built anew, on the foundations of the destroyed Romanesque-Gothic three-nave church with a long choir loft, which had already been the Bishops’ Seat since 1461. All that remains [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 27th 2016

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 25th 2016

Hotel Park Ljubljana is a part of urban beat in the heart of Ljubljana as well as being a part of nature – it is situated in the park in the pedestrian area. It is well known for its warmth and hospitality, committed to sustainable development, encouraging respect for the environment and connecting with local [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 22nd 2016

Ivan Hribar (19 September 1851 – 18 April 1941) was a Slovene and Yugoslav banker, politician, diplomat and journalist. During the start of the 20th century, he was one of the leaders of the National Progressive Party, and one of the most important figures of Slovene liberal nationalism. Between 1896 and 1910, he was the mayor of Ljubljana (nowadays the capital of Slovenia),[1] and [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 22nd 2016

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