First mentioned in 1278, Ormož Castle was built by Friderik of Ptuj. The oldest part of the castle is the tower. In the course of the history, various noble families owned the castle: the Schaumbergs, the Frankopans, the Szekelys, the Pauers, and lastly the Counts of Wurmbrand.
The Classicist paintings in the castle rank at the top of Classicist art in Slovenia, and you will enjoy the “Ormož, Developed from Tradition” historical exhibition as well as the wine shop and art gallery. Special feature:
The castle park is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Slovenia; in it grow an orange tree, a tulip tree, a ginkgo, and other exotic plants. Before the castle is a memorial avenue devoted to the major figures of Ormož and the surrounding area.