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Address: Usnjarska ulica 10, Maribor, Slovenia

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Pleasant location by the river

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.

Reviewed 23 July 2016
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Maribor, Slovenia
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858 reviews
630 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 your friends or feed the swans near the tower.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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Singapore
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314 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
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.

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Thank George H
Sofia, Bulgaria
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126 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

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

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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 special visit. Inside there is a bar.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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 on the end of the river walking path and gives to all some nice look.... More 

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indy
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867 reviews
505 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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.

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Ankara Province, Turkey
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I loved Maribor more than Ljubliana. Water Tower is just situated by the banks of River Drava. It is small but s spectacular old building, dates back to medivial times.

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Mowbray, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Passed this while walking along the river, also nice. Cool structure and interesting history if you go to the Regional Museum. Didn't go in but adds to the charm of the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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727 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 786 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Yoh can do and see all of the old town in less than half a day hence all the attractions are not spread apart and you can include them all. Nothing special to this attraction either. It's by the river so it's nice along the river banks with the Ducks and the white swans. The overhanging creeper tree makes it... More 

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