Sara's get around Maribor guide

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Sara's get around Maribor guide

TOP Maribor sights
From the famous oldest vine in the world, one of the oldest wine cellars in Europe, to the Maribor Castle, where the collections of the Regional Museum testify to the history of the city of Maribor
In the heart of the old city centre on Lent, the oldest vine in the world still grows in front of the Old Vine House. The confirmed age of this “Žametovka” or “Modra Kavčina” vine is over 400 years, which won it a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest noble vine in the world still bearing grapes. The Old Vine is a symbol of the rich wine culture of Maribor, Styria, and all of Slovenia.
Vojašniška ulica 8
8 Vojašniška ulica
In the heart of the old city centre on Lent, the oldest vine in the world still grows in front of the Old Vine House. The confirmed age of this “Žametovka” or “Modra Kavčina” vine is over 400 years, which won it a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest noble vine in the world still bearing grapes. The Old Vine is a symbol of the rich wine culture of Maribor, Styria, and all of Slovenia.
Interested in happenings that took place in our locality in World War II? You are invited to the historical museum, which deals with museology and historiograhical proceedings of modern history of Northeastern Slovenia, which can be found in a bourgeois villa in the city centre on the corner of the streets Mladinska and Ulica heroja Tomšiča. You can visit: The museum's specialty is its archives with more than 120 metres of first-class material of occupier and partisan origin. The permanent exhibition shows happenings in the region of Maribor between World War II. In all six exhibition rooms visitors learn about: the Nazi occupation, the occupier's Germanizational measures of the Slovenian population and the organization of the resistance and the operations of the resistance groups and partisan units in this part of Slovenia from 1941 up to the end of the war.
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Interested in happenings that took place in our locality in World War II? You are invited to the historical museum, which deals with museology and historiograhical proceedings of modern history of Northeastern Slovenia, which can be found in a bourgeois villa in the city centre on the corner of the streets Mladinska and Ulica heroja Tomšiča. You can visit: The museum's specialty is its archives with more than 120 metres of first-class material of occupier and partisan origin. The permanent exhibition shows happenings in the region of Maribor between World War II. In all six exhibition rooms visitors learn about: the Nazi occupation, the occupier's Germanizational measures of the Slovenian population and the organization of the resistance and the operations of the resistance groups and partisan units in this part of Slovenia from 1941 up to the end of the war.
With its collection of more than 7,000 art works by Slovene artists from the end of the 19th century up to present, UGM | Maribor Art Gallery is one of the main museums for modern and contemporary art in Slovenia. Painting, sculpture and prints are joined by photographic and video art, multimedia installations and interactive art projects. With its establishment in 1954, Maribor received the first professional institution engaged in museum and gallery activity in the field of modern art. By settling in the building on the corner of Strossmayerjeva and Orožnova Streets, UGM acquired about 800 m2 of exhibition space, rounded up by the representative Great and Pillar Halls. The central exhibition grounds are located in the former bourgeois palace from the first half of the 19th century and in the former church of a celestial monastery from the second half of the 18th century. The 19th century painted ceiling in the Great Hall is one of the most impressive parts of the premises, with the images mainly picturing historical events; the central motif is an exact copy of a Raffaelo's fresco in the Vatican. A the UGM one can - besides major names of Slovene visual art in the last hundred years - follow influential developments of international art scene, get acquainted with the rising stars of modern art and explore current themes in visual arts. With its collection and programme of around 12 special exhibitions a year – ranging from retrospective reviews of works by Slovenian authors to international festivals of contemporary art as well as architecture and design exhibitions – UGM importantly shapes both the art scene in Slovenia and internationally. Well-structured education programme joins different generations, ethnic groups and educational institutions. UGM is a place for everyone! Free entry on every first Sunday of the month.
Strossmayerjeva ulica 6
6 Strossmayerjeva ulica
With its collection of more than 7,000 art works by Slovene artists from the end of the 19th century up to present, UGM | Maribor Art Gallery is one of the main museums for modern and contemporary art in Slovenia. Painting, sculpture and prints are joined by photographic and video art, multimedia installations and interactive art projects. With its establishment in 1954, Maribor received the first professional institution engaged in museum and gallery activity in the field of modern art. By settling in the building on the corner of Strossmayerjeva and Orožnova Streets, UGM acquired about 800 m2 of exhibition space, rounded up by the representative Great and Pillar Halls. The central exhibition grounds are located in the former bourgeois palace from the first half of the 19th century and in the former church of a celestial monastery from the second half of the 18th century. The 19th century painted ceiling in the Great Hall is one of the most impressive parts of the premises, with the images mainly picturing historical events; the central motif is an exact copy of a Raffaelo's fresco in the Vatican. A the UGM one can - besides major names of Slovene visual art in the last hundred years - follow influential developments of international art scene, get acquainted with the rising stars of modern art and explore current themes in visual arts. With its collection and programme of around 12 special exhibitions a year – ranging from retrospective reviews of works by Slovenian authors to international festivals of contemporary art as well as architecture and design exhibitions – UGM importantly shapes both the art scene in Slovenia and internationally. Well-structured education programme joins different generations, ethnic groups and educational institutions. UGM is a place for everyone! Free entry on every first Sunday of the month.
Tomb of the first Slovenian saint Once you are in the square of Slomškov trg, you must visit Maribor Cathedral. The construction of the cathedral and its further development brought Maribor additional cultural impetus and enforcement. It was built in the 12th century as a Romanesque building. Today it shows a Gothic style with a long chancel dating from the 14th century and a central church nave from the 15th century. The 57 metre high bell tower The 57 metre high classicist designed bell tower dates back to the end of the 18th century as the primarily 76-metre high bell tower built by Pavel Porta in the year 1623 was struck by lightening. The first Slovene saint Anton Martin Slomšek in the Cathedral The long chancel or presbytery is completed with choir benches dating from 1771, on which there are shallow, gilded relief images of scenes from the life of St John the Baptist created by carver Jožef Holzinger. It is here that stands a statue of Bishop Slomšek, made by sculptor Franc Zajec in the year 1878. In the presbytery are also the Bishop's Chair dating from 1890 and the vaulted tomb of Maribor's bishops. Carver Jožef Holzinger in the Baroque period built the chapel of the Holy Cross, furnished with an altar. The tomb of Bishop Slomšek was placed in this altar in 1996. On 4 September 1859 Slomšek transferred the seat of the Lavantine diocese to Maribor.
Slomškov trg
Tomb of the first Slovenian saint Once you are in the square of Slomškov trg, you must visit Maribor Cathedral. The construction of the cathedral and its further development brought Maribor additional cultural impetus and enforcement. It was built in the 12th century as a Romanesque building. Today it shows a Gothic style with a long chancel dating from the 14th century and a central church nave from the 15th century. The 57 metre high bell tower The 57 metre high classicist designed bell tower dates back to the end of the 18th century as the primarily 76-metre high bell tower built by Pavel Porta in the year 1623 was struck by lightening. The first Slovene saint Anton Martin Slomšek in the Cathedral The long chancel or presbytery is completed with choir benches dating from 1771, on which there are shallow, gilded relief images of scenes from the life of St John the Baptist created by carver Jožef Holzinger. It is here that stands a statue of Bishop Slomšek, made by sculptor Franc Zajec in the year 1878. In the presbytery are also the Bishop's Chair dating from 1890 and the vaulted tomb of Maribor's bishops. Carver Jožef Holzinger in the Baroque period built the chapel of the Holy Cross, furnished with an altar. The tomb of Bishop Slomšek was placed in this altar in 1996. On 4 September 1859 Slomšek transferred the seat of the Lavantine diocese to Maribor.
When strolling through the old town core, it is impossible to overlook the "reddish" Franciscan church with its monastery, which proudly stands next to important streets in the centre of town, namely the streets Partizanska cesta and Ulica škofa Maksimilijana Držečnika. Do you know the legend of the Franciscan Monks? “Long, long ago some farmers gave the Francis brothers the gift of a cow. But the monks did not have a rope to put around the cow’s neck, which of course caused them a lot of trouble. Since then they always wear a rope around their waits”.
Ulica škofa Maksimilijana Držečnika 7
7 Ulica škofa Maksimilijana Držečnika
When strolling through the old town core, it is impossible to overlook the "reddish" Franciscan church with its monastery, which proudly stands next to important streets in the centre of town, namely the streets Partizanska cesta and Ulica škofa Maksimilijana Držečnika. Do you know the legend of the Franciscan Monks? “Long, long ago some farmers gave the Francis brothers the gift of a cow. But the monks did not have a rope to put around the cow’s neck, which of course caused them a lot of trouble. Since then they always wear a rope around their waits”.
Leave the noise of the city behind and take a walk through the beautifully landscaped City Park, where you will discover three ponds, the popular Aquarium and terrarium , and the playground. The path, which weaves through all types of trees, artfully arranged flower beds, water fountains, and by the hill of roses, will let you relax and calm your mind. You can sit on the banks by the beautiful ponds and enjoy the company of water birds or take a rest under the crowns of giant trees. The Maribor City Park is a popular promenade and meeting point for residents of all generations and an inviting spot for all visitors of this city by the Drava River. Many of the trees in the park are over 140 years old and, since 1976, the area is protected as a landscape monument. Fishes and Reptiles The ponds in the City Park are home to numerous water birds and to many kinds of fishes. The aquarium, which is one of the better known in South and Central Europe, hosts as many as 120 species of freshwater and saltwater fishes. It is combined with a terrarium, where you can see over a hundred species of reptiles, as well as poisonous snakes, various amphibians, and insects. Playground Families with children will appreciate the well-cared-for playground, where the children can play without a worry in the world. Meeting a brave squirrel, which will come to collect an offered nut, will be an experience they will never forget. On Sundays, with a little bit of luck, you can listen to a concert in the pavilion in the centre of the park. The City Park is one of the most important green spaces of the Styrian capital, which spreads over 5 hectares from the forest covered hills of Kalvarija to the Pyramid . A Short History Lesson In 1872, the Maribor Embellishment Society, predecessor of the Horticultural Society of Maribor, first started landscaping the City Park. First, the western part of the park was constructed on the area of the medieval ponds, which supplied water to the moat around the city wall, and on the chestnut avenue, which connected the castle and Baron Twickel’s Marof. The land for the eastern part of the park needed to be drained before the trees could be planted. At the end of the 19th century, the Tomšič and Kamnik avenues were planted. After World War I, the society built a pavilion with a boathouse, changing rooms, and a terrace by the big pond. Boating and skating on the pond ended in 1972, but around two decades before, the Aquarium was built in the park.
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Leave the noise of the city behind and take a walk through the beautifully landscaped City Park, where you will discover three ponds, the popular Aquarium and terrarium , and the playground. The path, which weaves through all types of trees, artfully arranged flower beds, water fountains, and by the hill of roses, will let you relax and calm your mind. You can sit on the banks by the beautiful ponds and enjoy the company of water birds or take a rest under the crowns of giant trees. The Maribor City Park is a popular promenade and meeting point for residents of all generations and an inviting spot for all visitors of this city by the Drava River. Many of the trees in the park are over 140 years old and, since 1976, the area is protected as a landscape monument. Fishes and Reptiles The ponds in the City Park are home to numerous water birds and to many kinds of fishes. The aquarium, which is one of the better known in South and Central Europe, hosts as many as 120 species of freshwater and saltwater fishes. It is combined with a terrarium, where you can see over a hundred species of reptiles, as well as poisonous snakes, various amphibians, and insects. Playground Families with children will appreciate the well-cared-for playground, where the children can play without a worry in the world. Meeting a brave squirrel, which will come to collect an offered nut, will be an experience they will never forget. On Sundays, with a little bit of luck, you can listen to a concert in the pavilion in the centre of the park. The City Park is one of the most important green spaces of the Styrian capital, which spreads over 5 hectares from the forest covered hills of Kalvarija to the Pyramid . A Short History Lesson In 1872, the Maribor Embellishment Society, predecessor of the Horticultural Society of Maribor, first started landscaping the City Park. First, the western part of the park was constructed on the area of the medieval ponds, which supplied water to the moat around the city wall, and on the chestnut avenue, which connected the castle and Baron Twickel’s Marof. The land for the eastern part of the park needed to be drained before the trees could be planted. At the end of the 19th century, the Tomšič and Kamnik avenues were planted. After World War I, the society built a pavilion with a boathouse, changing rooms, and a terrace by the big pond. Boating and skating on the pond ended in 1972, but around two decades before, the Aquarium was built in the park.
Lent is the most delightful and the oldest part of the city of Maribor. The oldest vine in the world grows its deep roots in front of the Old Vine House, and has witnessed many stories that have taken place on the banks of the Drava River. The greatest mark was definitely left by the rafters who refreshed themselves at the largest rafting harbour of that time and obtained supplies for their further navigation towards Croatia and Serbia. Rich Cultural Heritage You can see most of the attractions of Maribor while walking through Lent. It is best to start at the Old Vine, continue past Judgement Tower to the Maribor Market where you can buy original products of the local farmers and craftsmen. The route further leads you towards the Studenci Footbridge where lovers can attach padlocks to the railing, as a sign of eternal love. When you cross the Drava River, you can admire the breathtaking view of the old part of the city of Maribor from the right bank. Walk to the Old Bridge, cross it and continue towards the starting point along the Usnjarska Ulica Street past the Žički Dvor Manor, synagogue, medieval walls and Water tower where you can taste excellent local wines in a modern wine cellar. Those who prefer long walks can turn to the rafting educational trail at the Studenci Footbridge, which leads past Koblar Bay and all the way to the Maribor Island. Admire the Drava River The Drava River has undoubtedly left a great mark on Lent. Today you can enjoy a ride by traditional raft or by the Dravska Vila Boat. Numerous bars, cafés and restaurants offering international food invite you to laze around in the company of the excellent gastronomic offer. The Largest Slovenian Outdoor Festival Every summer the Lent Festival is held in Maribor. It is considered the largest Slovenian outdoor festival and one of the largest in Europe.
Vojašniška ulica 8
8 Vojašniška ulica
Lent is the most delightful and the oldest part of the city of Maribor. The oldest vine in the world grows its deep roots in front of the Old Vine House, and has witnessed many stories that have taken place on the banks of the Drava River. The greatest mark was definitely left by the rafters who refreshed themselves at the largest rafting harbour of that time and obtained supplies for their further navigation towards Croatia and Serbia. Rich Cultural Heritage You can see most of the attractions of Maribor while walking through Lent. It is best to start at the Old Vine, continue past Judgement Tower to the Maribor Market where you can buy original products of the local farmers and craftsmen. The route further leads you towards the Studenci Footbridge where lovers can attach padlocks to the railing, as a sign of eternal love. When you cross the Drava River, you can admire the breathtaking view of the old part of the city of Maribor from the right bank. Walk to the Old Bridge, cross it and continue towards the starting point along the Usnjarska Ulica Street past the Žički Dvor Manor, synagogue, medieval walls and Water tower where you can taste excellent local wines in a modern wine cellar. Those who prefer long walks can turn to the rafting educational trail at the Studenci Footbridge, which leads past Koblar Bay and all the way to the Maribor Island. Admire the Drava River The Drava River has undoubtedly left a great mark on Lent. Today you can enjoy a ride by traditional raft or by the Dravska Vila Boat. Numerous bars, cafés and restaurants offering international food invite you to laze around in the company of the excellent gastronomic offer. The Largest Slovenian Outdoor Festival Every summer the Lent Festival is held in Maribor. It is considered the largest Slovenian outdoor festival and one of the largest in Europe.

Consigli per viaggiatori

Muoversi in zona
The best way to get around is by foot or by bicycle.
Cycling through the streets in the centre of Maribor is the easiest way to avoid potential city crowd.
Da non perdere
The Old Vine is a must !
Spend your day by exploring the old city centre, viewing collections in the city museums and galleries . Have a cup of coffee in one of the main squares or streets. Head out to the undergrounds of the Vinag Wine Cellar, indulge in a wine tasting in the company of the oldest vine in the world, visit the Maribor Regional Museum or climb the Piramida city hill and enjoy a view of the city. End the day with a culinary experience in one of the Maribor top restaurants and enjoy a show at the Slovenian National Theatre.
Frasi utili
Zdravo- hello in Slovenian :)
Zdravo- Hello Adijo- Good bye Hvala- Thank you Dobro je- it is tasty
Metodi per risparmiare
Parking is free on weekends.
Parking is free on the weekends. Best way to get around the city centre is by foot. Best restaurants (in my taste): Rožmarin, Ankora, Jack & Joe Steak and Burger Club, Ngon, a taste of Vietnam. You can find some useful tips here: https://www.visitmaribor.si/en/information/tourist-information/brochures-maps/