A little east of Mestni trg, on Ciril-Metodov trg, St Nicholas’ Cathedral is the most sumptuous and overblown of Ljubljana’s Baroque statements. Decorated with fabulous frescoes, this is the best preserved of the city’s ecclesiastical buildings. Along the riverside, you can’t fail to miss Plečnik’s bustling colonnaded market. Just beyond the market is the striking Art Noveau Dragon Bridge, each corner plinth guarded by a copper dragon – the city’s symbol.

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