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Address: Usnjarska ulica 10, Maribor, Slovenia

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Pleasant location by the river

A great place for a stroll along the water front. The bar in the water tower serves beer and wine. There are grills and cafes close by as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lovely setting by the river. The young waiter recommended an excellent local Muscat and was even able to point to the vinyard above the city the grapes were grown. Excellent value for money. Coffee served as well for those who may be driving.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A great place for a stroll along the water front. The bar in the water tower serves beer and wine. There are grills and cafes close by as well.

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Thank George H
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Interesting old tower, with a nice little bar inside, You can drink something outside and enjoy the river.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Like the "Judgement" Tower, the "Water" Tower is a defensive structure built in the 16th century. Now it is worth a look if one is going along the Drava River visiting sites such as the nearby Synagogue. Otherwise, the Water Tower is not worth a special visit. Inside there is a bar.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Maribor is nice little town, with beautiful river bank.Whole town is very pleasant for walking, looking the old buildings, sitting in the bars near the river or in the city... We enjoyed very much 3 days stay, including the New Year Eve. Water Tower is on the end of the river walking path and gives to all some nice look.... More 

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indy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This small building was originally built as a gunpowder tower in 1555. There's an old photo showing it connected to a gate and another building both now gone do to the widening of the road.

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Ankara Province, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

I loved Maribor more than Ljubliana. Water Tower is just situated by the banks of River Drava. It is small but s spectacular old building, dates back to medivial times.

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Mowbray, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Passed this while walking along the river, also nice. Cool structure and interesting history if you go to the Regional Museum. Didn't go in but adds to the charm of the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Yoh can do and see all of the old town in less than half a day hence all the attractions are not spread apart and you can include them all. Nothing special to this attraction either. It's by the river so it's nice along the river banks with the Ducks and the white swans. The overhanging creeper tree makes it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

This building goes back to 1310 and even though it has had considerable rebuilds and been added to it maintains a certain charm to it

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