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One of best Gothic buildings in the area

St. George is more than you expect. Nice, slim Gothic pillars are joined with colorful frescoes... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
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The church is located in the historical center, built in the XII century , then rebuilt in gothic... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Maurizio M
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The main parish church boasts a gorgeous interior with striking Laib’s three-winged altar, choir bench from the 15th century, and the statute of its patron saint St. George defeating a dragon. The 12th century church was expanded several times...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Slovenski Trg, Ptuj 2250, Slovenia
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

There are lots of beautiful altar pieces here that are worth seeing. It's a very beautiful church and worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

St. George is more than you expect. Nice, slim Gothic pillars are joined with colorful frescoes (details in parts of the church) and marvelous sculpture of St. George stands near the entrance. Church has some older details from Romanic or even earlier periods. Tower near...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The church is located in the historical center, built in the XII century , then rebuilt in gothic style. Inside 3 naves , at the sides of the altar the carved wooden choruses. The finely carved wooden pulpit and the spiral staicase with inserts of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

this really is an amazing church, the main one in Ptuj. Have a visit or perhaps organise a wedding there. :)

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Janja H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Walk around the church and enter, too. At first it seems to be just a nice Gothic architecture. When you come close, you can admire dozens of old Roman carved tombstones from ancient Poetoviona. Experts can explain that cornerstones, huge blocks of stone near the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We weren't allowed to go into the church, but we walked around the outside & were able to go into the front door & peek through the bars. It has a lot of history & is an interesting part of walking around this beautiful city.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sherry N
Reviewed 11 June 2016

9th century church with finely carved altars. There is a 15th century statue of St George slaying the dragon, as a young man/boy

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Nice church near Roman town tower. Hand crafted pews, very nice! Must see! Recommend especially during hot summer days!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Danilcek
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This gothic church was original built in the 9th century. It feels ancient when you enter under the Romanesque arches. There are nice altars and sculptures through out Some faded frescoes ordain some of the walls. A 15th century sculpture of king George killing a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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