Ljubljana is believed to be the city of dragons, after all, there is a dragon in City of Ljubljana’s coat of arms on the top of the castle. We believe it symbolizes strength, courage and might, even though the Ljubljana dragon had to be killed, according to the legend, by Greek hero Jason, so the people of Ljubljana could live freely. This double standard is rather confusing, but so is the legend. There is also a Christian legend, that St. George was actually the one killing the dragon.
Anyhow, today we like the dragon and our ancestors from a century ago have put it onto the bridge, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Ljubljana. But this is not the only place to see Ljubljana dragon. While walking in the city, keep your eyes opened and you might see another one on somebody wall, fence…
After writing a blog in Slovenian language for 10 years I have finally come to my sense and started writing one in English as well.