Behind the plague pillar in Glavni trg is the Town Hall, built in 1565 by Venetian craftsmen living in Styria.
Maribor’s marketplace in the Middle Ages, Glavni trg is just north of the river and the main bridge crossing it. In the centre of the...
Old Vine House
Learn about Maribor's 400-year-old vine and Slovenian viniculture at Old Vine House, where you can taste local wine from its enormous...
Maribor Puppet Theatre
Maribor's second-most famous theatre has productions year-round at its base in the lovely arcaded courtyard north of Glavni trg.
This peculiar place behind the town hall, with a wine cellar below and a terrace in a lovely arcaded square, tries (not altogether...
Glavni trg · interesting places nearby
Plague Pillar information
In the centre of Glavni trg, Maribor's marketplace in the Middle Ages, is perhaps the most extravagant Plague Pillar found anywhere in Central Europe. Designed by Jožef Straub and erected in 1743, it includes the Virgin Mary surrounded by half-a-dozen saints.