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Dominican Monastery (Dominikanski samostan)

Muzejski trg 1, Ptuj 2250, Slovenia
+386 2 620 73 42
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  • Excellent27%
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  • Poor22%
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23 Aug 2017
“New cultural center was a monastery centuries ago”
22 Aug 2017
“attractive”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Muzejski trg 1, Ptuj 2250, Slovenia
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+386 2 620 73 42
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

No monks, no old ghosts are between old walls. Buildings are Gothic inside (walls, cloisters) and mainly baroque from outside. Big church hall is transformed to a concert hall with very aggressive inner architecture. Before the concert you can walk around the old building. It...More

Thank Miha P
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Outstanding and attractive monastery is worth to take a look at least from the outside - attractive extrior with rich decoration. It is advisible to take time for the visit as well - some nice halls, corridors, occasional exibitions, seminars...

1  Thank izi f
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I know how much effort was put into it, it is just not used as good as it could be. Not sure, how to put a congress in it or when one will be, but for exhibitions definitely good. Make more of them and do...More

1  Thank Dora L
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Newly renovated old monastery, part of town walls. Archeological exhibits, congress hall. Nice little park on top of city walls above riverbank. Nice!

1  Thank Danilcek
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Nice old monastery, part of town walls, with many public events and exhibits Really nice view from little park on top of walls above riverbank. Must visit!

1  Thank Danilcek
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Dominican museum of Ptuj/Poetovio city is one of 152 cultural monuments in more than 2000 years old city of Poetovio. Recently its was very nice renovated during the period of two years . It also offers space for Congress cultural centre with wich programme every...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

This old monastery dates back to the 13th century. A few rooms have interesting paintings and sculptures while a hallway is important for the baroque period in Slovenia. Some of the building has been modernized and other parts are being explored. Costing only 1 Euro,...More

Thank Bruce J
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Again, the monastery was closed inside with no advice. Even the tourist office did not know that is was not open : this shows you how "seriously" are treated visitors in some parts of Slovenia!! So, I could only see it from outside. And appart...More

1  Thank incahueca
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Arrived and found it closed up with no sign of being open for a long while. Looked in a poor state of repair. Went round the back to find a rubbish tip.

1  Thank MikeTittensor
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

When we decided to visit Ptuj, we were lucky that it was during the Slovenian Day of Culture (Prešeren's Day), so the monastery was open to the public. Dating from the 13th century, it has plenty of history and mysteries to offer. We got to...More

2  Thank Marco_Batalha
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