A walk through the oldest Slovenian town takes you past Roman monuments to the wonderful facades of medieval buildings. The paved streets and squares lead to one of the most magnificent castles in Slovenia, from where the views extend over the mosaic of brick roofs of medieval buildings, monasteries and churches.


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Once antique, today boutique

A walk through Ptuj is like a walk back in time – every stone has its own place in history, every layer its own story.

Ptuj Castle – one of the most magnificent castles in Slovenia is home to one of the largest and most visited of Slovenia’s museums..

Dominican Monastery – the superb monastery complex was built in a Gothic and Baroque style.

Orpheus Monument – the 5-metre high marble monument is a symbol of the town and today still stands in the same place where it was erected by the Romans.

Minorite Monastery – the 13th century monastery boasts an exceptional monastery library with more than 5,000 books, some of which date back as far as the 16th century.

St. George’s Church – this 12th century Provost church has a particularly beautiful interior.

Town Hall – one of the most prominent buildings in the old town centre is the work of the Viennese architect Max Ferstl dating from the early 20th century.

St. Florian Monument – in constant fear of the numerous fires that afflicted the town in the 17th century, people in Ptuj prayed to St. Florian and in 1745 a monument was erected in his honour.

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