Šmarna Gora

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Šmarna Gora
Šmarna Gora
Elevation 676 m (2,218 ft)
Šmarna Gora is located in Slovenia
Šmarna Gora
Šmarna Gora
Coordinates 46°7′47″N 14°27′49″E / 46.12972°N 14.46361°E / 46.12972; 14.46361Coordinates: 46°7′47″N 14°27′49″E / 46.12972°N 14.46361°E / 46.12972; 14.46361

Šmarna Gora (Slovene: Šmarna gora) is an inselberg in the north of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

It is located in the northern part of Ljubljana. The mountain has two peaks Šmarna Gora 669 metres (2,195 ft) and Grmada reaching 676 metres (2,218 ft). Because of the location and view it has become a popular hiking destination. On good weather conditions it is possible to see Triglav, Stol and in the southern directions Krim, Snežnik, Trdinov vrh. Nearby hills are Golo brdo, Toško Čelo, Rožnik, and Rašica.

The southern side of the mountain has trees such as downy oak Quercus pubescens and Hop Hornbeam Ostrya carpinifolia, the northern is covered by a beech forest. The mountain is part of the city district Šmarna Gora.

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