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Water Tower

Usnjarska ulica 10, Maribor, Slovenia
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The Water Tower is a small landmark on the banks of the Drava River constructed in 1555 out of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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i ve been here with my wife in a short vacation couple months after our wedding. its a nice tower... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Oradea, Romania
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Usnjarska ulica 10, Maribor, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Water Tower is a small landmark on the banks of the Drava River constructed in 1555 out of stone as part of the fortification walls of Maribor. Now-a-days on the ground floor of the water tower operates a wine shop. We had made our...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 15 June 2017

i ve been here with my wife in a short vacation couple months after our wedding. its a nice tower, you have best views from top, you can see the town.

1  Thank ciprisam
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We only took a photo of this place. It is listed on the Tourist Map as a Major Sight. Walk along the river and you will find it easily.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Lonely tower stands few steps from the river Drava. It has Renaissance form and you can see that it is old and needs some repair. Better side is small vinery inside and a bar outside (during the summer season). You can sit down, chat with...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lovely setting by the river. The young waiter recommended an excellent local Muscat and was even able to point to the vinyard above the city the grapes were grown. Excellent value for money. Coffee served as well for those who may be driving.

1  Thank leonard465
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A great place for a stroll along the water front. The bar in the water tower serves beer and wine. There are grills and cafes close by as well.

Thank George H
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Interesting old tower, with a nice little bar inside, You can drink something outside and enjoy the river.

Thank Chompy88
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Like the "Judgement" Tower, the "Water" Tower is a defensive structure built in the 16th century. Now it is worth a look if one is going along the Drava River visiting sites such as the nearby Synagogue. Otherwise, the Water Tower is not worth a...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Maribor is nice little town, with beautiful river bank.Whole town is very pleasant for walking, looking the old buildings, sitting in the bars near the river or in the city... We enjoyed very much 3 days stay, including the New Year Eve. Water Tower is...More

2  Thank GdeStePosli
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This small building was originally built as a gunpowder tower in 1555. There's an old photo showing it connected to a gate and another building both now gone do to the widening of the road.

Thank tradIndy
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