Ptuj Castle

Ptuj Castle – Ptuj, Slovenia

Ptuj Castle (Slovene: Ptujski grad) is a castle in Ptuj, Slovenia. It is situated on a hill alongside the river Drava overlooking the town, and is a prominent landmark. The castle was built in the mid-12th century, when it was constructed to defend against the Hungarians. When the castle was built, the town of Ptuj was part of the Archdiocese of Salzburg. oday, Ptuj Castle is a museum. On the ground floor visitors can inspect musical instruments used in the past by wealthy Ptuj noblemen and citizens. On the second floor, visitors encounter traditional Carnival costumes and masquerade figures from…