Maribor, the second largest after the Slovenian capital Ljubljana city, spread out on both sides of the river Drava, on the border with Austria.
The most popular among tourists is located just five kilometers from the town of Mount Pohorje – the largest and most popular ski resort in Slovenia. However, in the Maribor is something to see and do.
Maribor Main Square, the heart of the Slovenian town, known since the XIV century, used to be called the Market. Here are the Town Hall, the Church of St. Aloysius, archives, as well as the homes of the rich maribortsev beginning of XX century. To this day, there are stalls, which sell flowers, home-made wine, mushrooms, berries and vegetables.
Maribor Castle – one of the main attractions of the city, almost did not change its appearance from the XV century. Snow White Castle, in appearance more like a palace, which combines different architectural styles, was built to strengthen the fortress walls of the city from the north-east.
When foreign brevity, castle interiors are striking splendor finish. Here and abundance of stucco and frescoes and paintings on the walls. The castle is often a venue for wedding ceremonies and concerts are also local history museum is located here. In the castle you can climb to the observation deck, offering views of the surrounding area: the Castle, Generala Maistra and Liberty.