Experience the rich history

Climb up to Ptuj Castle and see museum collections of national significance at the Regional Museum. Worth highlighting are the collection of musical instruments, the collection of arms, and the collection of traditional carnival masks, you will be impressed by the collection on feudal housing culture, a collection of art from Early Middle Ages and Middle Medieval Period, a collection of paintings on glass, beautiful tapestries, and the paintings of masters from the 16–18th century. If you want to see and learn about Ptuj’s best-hidden treasures, take a guided tour that will take you to some of the most magnificent monuments of the past. Get in a time machine and go back to the Middle Ages by visiting the Minorite or Dominican monastery from the early 13th century, and do not forger to stop by the city tower and main parish church of St. George. You can also relive the Middle Ages at the Ptuj Castle Games, and find traces of the era at the three traditional fairs, St. George’s, Oswald’s, and Catherine’s, which have been held in Ptuj since those days.

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unique museum collections

medieval buildings

Castle Games

town fairs