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Maribor - Old Town Centre

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Maribor is the centre of Stajerska Region and the second largest Slovenian town. It has varied historical past. As the city was first mentioned in the year 1254. Already one year later the local people began to built two kilometres long town walls, which limited the old city kernel. The walls were additional strengthen with defensive towers, which are Judgement (Port) Tower, Celigij Tower and Water Tower. Old town centre hides many interesting buildings and places like Lent, Old Wine, the Bay of Koblar, Maribor Island, Koroska Bridge, the Church of Saint Joseph and the fountain, the Old bridge, the Castle square with the castle and museum, the Main square with Plague monument and Town Hall, the Slomsek Cathedral, Jewish synagogue and many others. Lent is the oldest part of the city by the river Drava. On the façade of the Old Vine House is the oldest vine in the world. To the Maribor Island you can go by walking path by river Drava. In the summer time are here public baths. The church of Joseph’s was once the Romance church with the largest meetings, when the small dealers sold ladles and other goods. The beginning of the city is tighty connected with the crossing of the river Drava. The present Old bridge, built between years 1906 and 1912, was one of the most beautiful bridges in Austria-Hungary. The Maribor castle is situated in the heart of the city and is surrounded with the vivid Castle square, the Freedom square and the Square of General Maister. The castle is the most beautiful and the biggest building in the city. Today is the museum of Maribor. The central room is the festival or chivalrous hall. The main square is the biggest square in Maribor. In the centre is the Plague monument. It was erected in the 17th century to thanks for the end of plague. Town hall is from the year 1515. Today is here the restaurant called Toti rotovz, the smaller exhibition room and the Puppet theatre. The Cathedral church is situated in the middle of the Slomsek Square. It was built in the first half of the 12th century as the three nave basilica in the Romanic style. It became the cathedral in the year 1859. In past hundred years was two times renovated. Today shows the Gothic form with long choir from the 14th century and central nave from the 15th century. You can go at the 57 metres high tower only by beforehand agreement. The Jewish synagogue is one of the best preserved synagogues in Europe. It can be found in the Jewish square in former Jewish quarter, which is located near the main square. First time was mentioned in the year 1427, but probably was built before. By the synagogue in past times were also the rabbi house, Talmud's school, the churchyard and by the river Drava the ritual churchyard. Today is the cultural and concert centre.


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Old Town Centre - Main Square <br> Town Hall

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Main Square

Town Hall
Old Town Centre - Main Square <br> Statue near Plague Monument and Town Hall in background

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Main Square

Statue near Plague Monument and Town Hall in ...
Old Town Centre - Main Square <br> St. Aloisius Church

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Main Square

St. Aloisius Church
Old Town Centre - Main Square <br> Theresa's Court - today Caisno Maribor

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Main Square

Theresa's Court - today Caisno Maribor
Old Town Centre - Jewish Street <br> Synagogue in Maribor

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Jewish Street

Synagogue in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Jewish Street <br> Jewish Tower - southeast part of former city walls

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Jewish Street

Jewish Tower - southeast part of former city ...
Old Town Centre - Jewish Street <br> Statue Five organic perils with the tree named Ailanthus altissima - Big pajesen

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Jewish Street

Statue Five organic perils with the tree name...
Old Town Centre - Lent

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Old Town Centre - Lent <br> Water Tower and river Drava with Stari most

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Lent

Water Tower and river Drava with Stari most
Old Town Centre - Lent <br> View of Lent from the other side of the river Drava

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Lent

View of Lent from the other side of the river...
Old Town Centre - Lent <br> Manor Zicki dvor in Maribor

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Lent

Manor Zicki dvor in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Lent <br> Minorite Monastery in the middle of the renovation works

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Lent

Minorite Monastery in the middle of the renov...
Old Town Centre - Lent <br> Judgement (Port) Tower

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Lent

Judgement (Port) Tower
Old Town Centre - The old vine and the Old Vine House <br> Old Vine and Old Vine House

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The old vine and the ...

Old Vine and Old Vine House
Old Town Centre - Passages to the Lent <br> Splavarski prehod in Maribor

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Passages to the Lent

Splavarski prehod in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Passages to the Lent <br> The Minorite Church of  Mary's Assumption in Maribor

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Passages to the Lent

The Minorite Church of Mary's Assumption in ...
Old Town Centre - Passages to the Lent <br> Market hall on Vodnikov trg in Maribor

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Passages to the Lent

Market hall on Vodnikov trg in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Castle Square <br> Grajski trg in Maribor

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Castle Square

Grajski trg in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Castle Square <br> Town Savings Bank build in the year 1910

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Castle Square

Town Savings Bank build in the year 1910
Old Town Centre - Castle Square <br> Memorial dedicated to St. Florian erected after fire in the year 1700

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Castle Square

Memorial dedicated to St. Florian erected aft...
Old Town Centre - Gosposka Street <br> Gosposka ulica (Gosposka Street) in Maribor

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Gosposka Street

Gosposka ulica (Gosposka Street) in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Gosposka Street <br> The most beautiful baroque civic house in Maribor

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Gosposka Street

The most beautiful baroque civic house in Mar...
Old Town Centre - Rotovz Square <br> Rotovski trg (Rotovz Square) in Maribor

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Rotovz Square

Rotovski trg (Rotovz Square) in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Rotovz Square <br> Town Hall - Rotovz from year 1565

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Rotovz Square

Town Hall - Rotovz from year 1565
Old Town Centre - Plague Column <br> Plague Column in Maribor

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Plague Column

Plague Column in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Slomsek Square <br> University in Maribor

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Slomsek Square

University in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Slomsek Square <br> Light column dated to 1517

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Slomsek Square

Light column dated to 1517
Old Town Centre - Slomsek Square <br> Slovene National Theatre in Maribor

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Slomsek Square

Slovene National Theatre in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Slomsek Square <br> Diocese and Faculty of Theology

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Slomsek Square

Diocese and Faculty of Theology
Old Town Centre - Slomsek Square <br> Slovenian Post Office

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Slomsek Square

Slovenian Post Office
Old Town Centre - Maribor - Cathedral <br> Cathedral - Maribor parish church of St. John Baptist

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Maribor - Cathedral

Cathedral - Maribor parish church of St. John...
Old Town Centre - Vetrinjska Street <br> Mansion Vetrinjski dvor, Naskov dvor ...

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Vetrinjska Street

Mansion Vetrinjski dvor, Naskov dvor ...
Old Town Centre - Vetrinjska Street <br> Mansion Salzburg (namesd also Mainsion Vetrinjski)

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Vetrinjska Street

Mansion Salzburg (namesd also Mainsion Vetrin...
Old Town Centre - Gregorciceva and Slovenska Street <br> Celigijj, Torturing, Black, Gambrin Tower

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Gregorciceva and Slov...

Celigijj, Torturing, Black, Gambrin Tower
Old Town Centre - Gregorciceva and Slovenska Street <br> Evangelical Church in Maribor

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Gregorciceva and Slov...

Evangelical Church in Maribor
Old Town Centre - Strossmayerjeva and Gospejna Street <br> Sentpavel mansion

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Strossmayerjeva and G...

Sentpavel mansion
Old Town Centre - Strossmayerjeva and Gospejna Street <br> Maribor Art Gallery

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Strossmayerjeva and G...

Maribor Art Gallery
Old Town Centre - Maribor Castle

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Old Town Centre - Maribor - Maribor Castle <br> Bastion (Bastille) in Maribor Castle

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Maribor - Maribor Cas...

Bastion (Bastille) in Maribor Castle

The Old Town Centres around

Distances in brackets are approximate air distances. Street distances can be much longer.

Data

Municipality: MARIBOR (111730 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Maribor (95171 population), Limbuš (2040), Kamnica (1638), Pekre (1517), Bresternica (1377),

Razvanje (1357), Rošpoh - del (816), Dogoše (763), Trčova (740), Zrkovci (629), Hrastje (561), Malečnik (553), Ruperče (411), Počehova (358), Jelovec (357), Laznica (315), Metava (305), Celestrina (300), Ribniško selo (292), Meljski Hrib (289), Šober (239), Vinarje (238), Gaj nad Mariborom (228), Vodole (203), Srednje (172), Pekel (170), Za Kalvarijo (157), Hrenca (144), Nebova (128), Vrhov Dol (106), Grušova (78), Zgornji Slemen - del (78)

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