... the Ljubljana Marsh is a 150 square-kilometre basin south of Ljubljana? 4000 years ago the lake was hosting the famous settlement on stilts, but was then drought and turned into a Marsh. It is famous for it's a botanical and zoological peculiarity and is of special importance to birds due to its biological and geological diversity. More than 100 types of bird species are found nesting there, and further hundred are visiting while migrating or wintering.
... in 1821 the most influential European leaders and politicians gathered in Ljubljana for the Congress of the Holy Alliance: count Metternich, the Austrian imperial couple, Russian car, the king of Naples and others. The victorious powers defeating Napoleon gathered with the mission to re-establish the balance of powers in Europe, ruined by the conquering of Napoleon. Ljubljana has so with joined the history of European diplomacy.
...Slovenian High School Graduates danced the largest synchronous quadrille in the world and entered the Guinness Book of Records? The quadrille, a traditional dance of Slovenian High School Graduates, was danced by 14,000 High School Graduates in the streets of ten different Slovenian cities at the same time!
... the Slovenians were one of the rare nations to celebrate the arrival and occupation of Napoleon? The Slovenians expected under French rule greater cultural and state autonomy. In the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, at French Revolution Square, you will find a memorial column dedicated to Napoleon and the Illyrian Provinces, which was designed by the greatest Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik.