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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
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New York City, New York
Impressive tombstone

Big tombstone on a small square next to the church is worth a brief visit. It is in the pedestrian... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
izi f
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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8 Jul 2018
“Right in the center of town”
25 May 2018
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Slovenski trg 13, Ptuj 2250, Slovenia
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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.

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.

Thank KAVITA J
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...

Thank izi f
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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Rare exhibit, must see. On display during spring, summer, fall. Covered/protected during winter. Nice cafes around it, you can sit and relax a bit. Must see!

Thank Danilcek
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Just check my picture and you will see how "great" this monument is under the tower of the church : it is simply unvisible because it is covered to be protected! Because of renovations according to the tourist office. But sorry, at least put a...More

Thank incahueca
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