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Interesting monument

Right in the town centre in front of the church. An interesting monument - very old. Interesting to... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Wirral, United Kingdom
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Right in the center of town

You will inevitably see this if you're in the center of town as it's right by the big bell tower... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
j p
New York City, New York
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Slovenski trg 13, Ptuj 2250, Slovenia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can easily miss this antique pear while walking around Ptuj. There is a restaurant with open garden there and monument looks like a part of this garden in a shadow of a tower. Closer look shows interesting carving and hope about life after death,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Miha P
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Right in the town centre in front of the church. An interesting monument - very old. Interesting to look closely and see all the designs on it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lottelli
Reviewed 8 July 2018

You will inevitably see this if you're in the center of town as it's right by the big bell tower. It's a nice monument - bigger than I thought it would be with an interesting history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank j p
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We found the monument easily enough. It's not too far from Ptuj Castle and is surrounded by shops and eateries. The monument itself is not that interesting. We just visited it briefly and sat at the base of the monument for a while.

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Big tombstone on a small square next to the church is worth a brief visit. It is in the pedestrian area, close to Main square and not far from the castle. There are lots of restaurants, shops and caffes around...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank izif_37
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A Roman Monument in the middle of the town, with interesting shops and cafes around. Tourist info center is next door.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Katja G
Reviewed 24 December 2016

When u waking through the town Ptuj take a 10 minutes stop at this monument and enjoy a contact with a history.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Igor R
Reviewed 29 October 2016

White, old marble block is standing near the Town tower. It is carved and decorated with famous singer and musician Orpheus who is looking for her wife Eurydice. Always open and free. You can find something similar just in Šempeter.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Miha P
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Take the time to read the plaque and you will be impressed. Orpheus was a musician and poet who calmed every living thing that heard his music. Look for the holes by which law-breakers were chained to it in times past to atone for their...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank VinnyGrette
Reviewed 11 June 2016

16 foot high Roman tombstone/monument situated in front of the city clock tower. The relief is very worn, but depicts Orpheus, lamenting Eurydice.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Biddy50
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