Patron protecting the city from fires
Ptuj suffered several fires in the 17th century and was almost burnt to the ground, which crippled trade and progress. In constant fear of fire, people prayed to St. Florian and erected a monument to this patron saint on Mestni trg in 1745.
a marvelous 18th century statue
the only remaining of the 8 statues in the square
patron of firefighters
restored in 1990s
Mestni trg 3, SI-2250 Ptuj