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Arena Stožice

The Stožice Arena (Slovene: Arena Stožice) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Ljubljana, Slovenia. It was designed by Slovenian Sadar Vuga d.o.o. architects and is the biggest indoor arena in the country. It lies in the Bežigrad district, north of the city centre. The arena is part of the Stožice Sports Park sports complex.
The arena is the home ground of basketball club KK Olimpija. It also hosts international matches of volleyball club ACH Volley and handball club RK Krim.

History

The stadium was named after the area in which it is located, and the change of the name is possible in the


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Bežigrad District

The Bežigrad District (Slovene: Četrtna skupnost Bežigrad), or simply Bežigrad ( pronunciation ), is a district (mestna četrt) of the City Municipality of Ljubljana. It encompasses the northern part of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, between the southern rail line to the south, the Upper Carniola (or Kamnik) rail line to the west, the highway loop to the north, and Šmartno Street (Šmartinska cesta) and the Žale Cemetery to the east. It extends on both sides of Vienna Street (Dunajska cesta), which is its central axis and main traffic artery. In the narrow sense, it includes the neighborhoo


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BTC City

BTC City is a shopping mall, sports, entertainment and business area in Ljubljana, Slovenia, with more than 500 shops. It is one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in Europe. Most of the shops are located at the official address 152 Šmartno Street (Slovene: Šmartinska cesta 152, Ljubljana.

History

In 1954, a company named Centralna skladišča (Central Warehouses) was founded with a founding contract. Central Warehouses expanded their operations by starting to carry out the warehousing activities also for other companies, which were not among the co-founders of the company. Due t


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Butchers' Bridge

The Butchers' Bridge (Slovene: Mesarski most) is a footbridge crossing the river Ljubljanica in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It connects the Ljubljana Central Market and the Petkovšek Embankment (Petkovškovo nabrežje). The bridge was solemnly opened on 10 July 2010.
The original idea for a bridge on the site was expressed in the 1930s by the architect Jože Plečnik. The modern bridge, which is far more simple than the original plan, features a staircase at its left entry, a glass walking belts at the sides, and two fences with steel wires and wide top shelves. It was designed by Jurij Kob


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Cankar Centre

The Cankar Centre (Slovene: Cankarjev dom), or Cankar Hall, located at the southern edge of Republic Square in Ljubljana, is the largest Slovenian convention, congress and culture center. The building was designed by the architect Edvard Ravnikar and was built between 1977 and 1982. Construction was funded entirely by the Socialist Republic of Slovenia.

Origin of the name

The center is named after the Slovene writer and social-democratic politician Ivan Cankar (1876–1918).

Interior

The centre has four halls named after Slovene artists: Gallus Hall (named after the late-Renaissance composer Jacob


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Casino Building

The Casino Building (Slovene: Kazina) is a Neoclassical building in the city centre of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It stands in the northwestern corner of Congress Square next to the crossroad of Slovene Street (Slovenska cesta) and Šubic Street (Šubičeva ulica). In the past, it was the meeting place of Ljubljana's higher social classes. Today the Casino Building houses several institutions, including the Institute of Modern History, the Archives of Slovenia, the France Marolt Academic Folklore Society, and the Tone Tomšič Academic Choir.

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The Casino Building was built in 1837 at


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Cekin Mansion

Cekin Mansion (Slovene: Cekinov grad) is a mansion on the northern edge of Tivoli Park in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is located next to Tivoli Hall in the Šiška District. It houses the Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia (Muzej novejše zgodovine Slovenije).

Name

The mansion is named after Laurenz Szőgyény, the husband of Ivana Lamberg, who was given the building. The name Szőgyény was Slovenized by the townspeople into Cekin.

History

The mansion was commissioned in 1720 by Leopold Lamberg based on plans by the Viennese Baroque architect Fischer von Erlach. During the last year


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Central Pharmacy (Ljubljana)

The Ljubljana Central Pharmacy (Centralna lekarna Ljubljana), or shortly the Central Pharmacy (Centralna lekarna), is one of the most prominent buildings at Prešeren Square (Prešernov trg), the central square of the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. It is also known as Mayer Palace (Slovene: Mayerjeva palača) or Prešeren Square 5 Palace (Palača Prešernov trg 5). It houses the eponymous pharmacy.
The Neo-Renaissance building is located between Trubar Street (Trubarjeva cesta) and the Petkovšek Embankment (Petkovškovo nabrežje). It was designed in 1896–97 by Ferdinand Hauser and was built before th


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