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Ptuj Castle, Ptuj

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Rising on a hill along the riverbank and overlooking the town, Ptuj Castle houses a museum that exhibits art, furniture, costumes, tapestries, and everyday objects from the 16th to the 19th centuries. In the western forecourt, notice the tower--the only remaining part of the first fortification most likely built in the 9th century. Archbishop Konrad of Salzburg commissioned the construction of a new castle in the 12th century, but the structure gained its final appearance in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Explore the collection of musical instruments used by noblemen and wealthy citizens on the ground floor, and head to the second floor to see traditional masquerade costumes on display. Before you head to Ptuj, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Ptuj travel itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Ptuj has to offer, including Ptuj Castle.
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  • August 18, 2017
    For those of us who visit Slovenia this and a stage that should be done. The Castle dominates the very quiet town of ptuj. The climb to get there is not binding, and inside you can visit a museum. Decent views of the adjacent hills.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Cute but nothing exceptional. But it's not about the dance panorama of the Castle but the hill that hosts it. €6 excessive input
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  • August 9, 2017
    Visiting the city of Ptuj Castle was a must-see d. With 14 euro family Pack we made our ride alone with a daughter suddenly gone crazy for the beauty of the furniture and paintings. Never have thought to fly nearly two hours for the visit. Worth it
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  • great old castle with lof of medieval armours and artworks ...realy interesting to see
  • A lot to see in this Old Town - Museum. You can even learn how to use the sword from one of the medieval knights in the museum.
  • Nice castle on the hill which offers great view of Ptuj
  • threre is the room of KUREN that is the Putuj's traditional character.
  • Lovely castle. Quiet ambient, it's never crowded.

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