Glavni Trg

Eastern Slovenia

Glavni trg is the heart of the Old Town. It is filled with lovely townhouses dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. In the centre of the square is the requisite plague pillar (1776), dedicated to Mary.

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2. Roman Celeia

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3. Abbey Church of St Daniel

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Dating from the early 14th century, this church has some magnificent frescoes and tombstones, but its greatest treasure is a 15th-century carved wooden…

4. Josip Pelikan Photo Studio

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Looking like an oversized greenhouse (to let in the light), the Josip Pelikan Photo Studio is the complete studio of a pioneering early 20th-century Celje…

5. Defence Tower

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This tower on the city walls dates from the 16th century.

6. Water Tower


The Water Tower, built between 1451 and 1473, is part of the city wall and ramparts. Many of the blocks used are of Roman origin.

7. Krekov Trg

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The mammoth Celje Hall, with its turreted neo-Gothic facade, dominates Krekov trg. It was built in 1907 as the social centre for German-speaking Celjani…

8. Celje Regional Museum

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This branch of the Celje Regional Museum's collection is housed in a grand Renaissance building called the Old Count's Mansion. The 1st floor is home to a…