Art and culture


For the true experience of Celje, it pays to leave the picturesque streets of the old town and enter some museums and galleries of Celje and take an artistic and historical walk. Through the exquisite exhibitions, the City of the Counts tells stories from prehistoric times to antiquity, from the heyday of the Counts of Celje to Baroque, from modernism to today’s modern times.

Tourist Information Centre (TIC)

You are kindly invited to the new Tourist Information Centre (TIC), which has moved from the previous location at Krekov trg to the very heart of the old city centre – Glavni trg 17. The added valu...

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Celje Municipal Savings Bank

This neo-renaissance palace, modelled after the Heinrichshof of Vienna, was built in 1887. The design is the work of the architect Hans Fraueneder. The ornate façade is adorned by triangular gables...

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Chapel next to the Church of Saint Maximilian of Celeia

The chapel core is approximately as old as the St. Maximilian Church. Today, it includes a stone altar from the 17th century. Under the chapel, there is a well which, according to an old legend, sp...

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Almshouse with the St. Elizabeth Chapel

This is the only example of a preserved mediaeval almshouse in Slovenia dating from the 15th century. The building was thoroughly renovated in the first half of the 19th century and it served as th...

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Old Christian Baptistery

There is an Old Christian Baptistery in the Gubčeva Street, featuring an octagonal baptismal font, dating from the late 4th or early 5th century AD. It seems likely that a major church complex exis...

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Prince’s Mansion

In the 14th and the 15th century, the mansion was the residence of the Counts and Princes of Celje. Following the fall of the Counts of Celje, the building was the office of the vice-dominus (or vi...

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The Old Counts’ Mansion

The most beautiful renaissance building in Celje was built between 1580 and 1603 along the southern section of the town walls, on the site where the administrative and agricultural buildings of the...

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City Hall

The City Hall building dating from the 17th century is among the most prominent buildings in the old city centre. Its distinguishing features are the renaissance core and the classicist façade with...

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Celjski dom

In 1906, the German House, as it was called at the time, was extended based on the plans commissioned by Celje’s German residents from the Viennese architect Peter Pavel Brang. Starting with ...

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