9 Sights in Maribor, Slovenia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Maribor, Slovenia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Maribor, Slovenia.

Sightseeing Tours in Maribor

1. Mestni park

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Mestni park Szeder László / CC BY-SA 4.0

Maribor Park is a park located north of the old town centre in Maribor. Today, the entire park covers an area of about 54 ha. It is located north of the city center itself. Since its "foundation", it has been a popular place for rest or recreation. It gathers parents with their children, pensioners and youth, and at the same time represents a place of recreation for students of nearby secondary schools. There is also a children's playground, aquarium-terrarium and pavilion where morning concerts are held in spring and summer.

Wikipedia: Mariborski park (SL)

2. Maribor Synagogue

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Maribor Synagogue

Maribor Synagogue is a former synagogue and current museum in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. Located in what was the center of the medieval Maribor ghetto Židovska ulica, it is one of the oldest preserved synagogues in Europe, and one of only two left in Slovenia; the other being the Lendava Synagogue. It once functioned as the centre of the medieval Jewish community in Maribor, among the most prominent in the Eastern Alps-area.

Wikipedia: Maribor Synagogue (EN), Website

3. Old Vine

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The Old Vine is a vine about 440 years old that grows in the central part of the city of Maribor on Lent, exactly in Vojašniška ulica 8 in Pristan. It grows along the south side of the façade of this one-story house. In 2004, she was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest of all vines in the world. House Vojašniška 8 and Stara vine are protected as cultural monuments of local importance.

Wikipedia: Stara trta (SL)

4. Poštela

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It was an Iron Age fortress located on the Pohorje ridge, where the closed forest extends right up to the plain and the houses of Radvanj. The hillfort with a kilometre long embankment, which has been investigated several times after 1903, but has not yet been definitively evaluated, was inhabited mainly in the upper part, which was divided by the transverse wall from the lower one.

Wikipedia: Poštela (SL)

5. Water tower

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Water tower

The Maribor Water Tower is a medieval fortified tower in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. The late-Renaissance tower stands directly abuts the Drava River and dates from 1555. It is of pentagonal form and consists of massive stone blocks interspersed with embrasures. It was built to secure the southeast part of the Maribor city walls from the direction of the river.

Wikipedia: Maribor Water Tower (EN)

6. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Maribor Cathedral, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Maribor, northeastern Slovenia. The church is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor and the parish church of the Parish of Maribor–St. John the Baptist. It is also the resting place of Bishop Anton Martin Slomšek, an advocate of Slovene culture.

Wikipedia: Maribor Cathedral (EN)

7. Tscheligi tower

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Čeligi Tower is a defensive tower in Maribor, one of the five towers of the northern city walls, built by the townspeople in 1460. The square-shaped tower was an important defensive point on the walls. It was named after the Maribor brewers Tscheligi, and in the past it was also called the Gunpowder Tower.

Wikipedia: Čeligijev stolp (SL)

8. Judgement Tower

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Judgement Tower domjisch / CC BY 2.0

The Judgement Tower is a fortified medieval tower in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. An original tower built on the site in the early 14th century secured the southwestern corner of the city walls. It was completely rebuilt in 1540, with the addition of a conical roof which burned down in the 17th century.

Wikipedia: Judgement Tower (EN)

9. Akvarij - terarij Maribor

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Akvarij - terarij Maribor

The Maribor aquarium-terrarium was established in 1953, in a building on the outskirts of the Maribor City Park, designed by architect Max Czeike, operating in Maribor. In the period between the two World Wars, the Park café operated in the building.

Wikipedia: Akvarij-terarij Maribor (SL), Website


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