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Dominican Monastery (Dominikanski samostan)

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3 weeks ago
“Beware the rear steps - they are DANGEROUS”
12 Aug 2018
“Horrible customer service”
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Muzejski trg 1, Ptuj 2250, Slovenia
+386 2 620 73 42
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting monastery with excellent audio guide (included in price). Initially it took some persuasion to get in at the concession rate of 2€ (instead of 4€) - I thought it was obvious that we were over 60 but the girl on the desk demanded proof....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were visiting in July with a couple of friends and unfortunately didn't have time to do the tour of this beautiful building. We still wanted to get some information for the future and check out the magnets in their store, so we went inside....More

Thank displayastanya
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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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