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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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  • Is very well preserved and contains the history of local nobles. He climbs with musical instruments and also portraits of notables and Turkish generals. There is also the Hall of weapons. The rooms are furnished and there are beautiful tiled stoves. Definitely worth the visit.
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  • We visited Ptuj on the sunday carneval morning and firstly we went to visit the castel. The history of the town and castel was great but I liked the exposition of traditional carneval costumes the mos...  more »
  • a walk from the town to the castle belongs to enjoy the program and then the Outlook... Leadership and again the views of the country... All effort to clearly identify to renovate and maintain
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  • Super grad, čudovit dostop po ozkih potkah ... zanimiv tudi za otroke. priporočam !
  • Must visit when in Ptuj. Outstanding views and nice museum.
  • Zelo lep grad, vreden ogleda.
  • Čudovit grad, super razgled, super orožarna :)
  • threre is the room of KUREN that is the Putuj's traditional character.