Povoden Museum in Ptuj

The Povoden Museum, a lapidarium at the city tower of Ptuj, Slovenia

The Povoden Museum is the oldest open-air lapidarium in Slovenia. Its name origins from Simon Povoden, who collected antique monuments in the city’s tower base. The largest and most famous piece of this collection is the Orpheus Monument, a 5 m high monument standing in front of the city tower.



Reconstruction of Roman shields (scuta) used by the POETOVIO LXIX in Ptuj, Slovenia

Reconstructions of Roman shields (scuta) seen at the rooms of the association POETOVIO LXIX which promotes the Roman heritage of Ptuj. Every August they organize a big Roman festival and re-enactment event in the city.


Puh Bridge in Ptuj

Puhov most, an extradost bridge in Ptuj, Slovenia

The Puh Bridge (Puhov Most) is named after Janez Puh, an inventor and mechanic who became famous for founding the Austrian Puch automobile plants. The bridge was created by Peter Gabrijelčič аnd Viktor Markelj and opened in 2007. It is an extradosed bridge which spans the Drava River in a bow.


Over the rooftops of Ptuj

Over the rooftops of Ptuj, Slovenia

A view over the rooftops of Ptuj taken from the castle high over the city. From there you can see how the Drava River turns into an artificial lake (Ptuj Lake) due of a nearby hydropower station. On the lake there is much place for aquatic sports.