Easter is Christianity’s most important holiday. On Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The exact origins of this religious feast day’s name are unknown. Some sources claim the word Easter is derived from Eostre, a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility. In Spanish and Italian, Easter is known as Pascua; in French, Paques. These words are derived from the Greek and Latin Pascha or Pasch, for Passover. Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection occurred after he went to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover (or Pesach in Hebrew), the Jewish festival commemorating the ancient Israelites’ exodus from slavery in Egypt. Pascha eventually came to mean Easter.
2000 years of Roman city Emona
Do you think that globalization started in the last century? Not realy! At the begining of 21st century we in Ljubljana celebrate 2000 years of extention of a Roman empire towards NOrth-Eastern part of Europe and that was actualy the first strategic global aproach. Don't you belive that?
The oldest wooden wheel is finally at home!
The oldest wooden wheel, with an axle, 5,200 years old, was discovered in Slovenia in the Ljubljana Marshes. The wheel is making its first public appearance in the City Museum of Ljubljana
Due to its romantic scenery and the access point to Triglav National Park, which offers numerous outdoor adventure opportunities, Bled is definitely one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovenia.
The city, with its history spanning over more than a thousand years, offers us many interesting stories, historical sights, beautiful natural environment and a chance to taste delicious local food. The Bled Castle is one of the oldest castles in Slovenia and a place where the history of Bled begins.
When Bled and its surrounding area were given to the Bishops of Brixen in 1004, they built a castle and chose it as their permanent residence. The castle was first mentioned in 1011. Later on it was devastated by two powerful earthquakes, ransacked in a peasant uprising, and finally beautifully renovated after the Second World War.
The biggest travelling exhibition in the world this Spring (Feb 15 till May 12) also in Ljubljana, Slovenia!
Exhibition about Leonardo da Vinci makes you experience the heritage of the greatest genius in the history of mankind. More than 200 fascinating, interactive and educational exhibit pieces present him as an inventor, a scientist, a researcher of the human anatomy, an engineer, an architect, a philosopher, and last, but not least, as a renaissance artist. An inspiring confrontation with basic scientific and artistic principles: ingenious Leonardo’s discoveries.
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