Another old town.July 1 in Slovenia ⋅ ⛅ 33 °C
The recorded history of Ptuj starts in the Iron Age but it peaked early, in Roman times, before settling into the role of a market town. As much as one can be, situated on the major invasion route.
The Grad (castle) was taken over by Renault for the evening that I visited. I didn't stay to see this years new models and there was little else of interest to me.
The maroon tower, (known as the Town Tower,) is a prominent landmark. There are a collection of recovered stones inside masquerading as a museum.
The 13th C Dominican Monestary looks very gay all in pink. Probably left over from Mardi Gras.Read more