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Skofja Loka is known as the most preserved medieval town in Slovenia. The majority of the buildings are from from the end of 16th century.
Actuall history of the town started in 973 when the German emperor Oton II donated the territory of Loka to the Bishop Abraham from Freising in Bavaria. Bishofs of Freising had named the settlement of Skofja Loka (Bischoflack). The settlement was proclamed as town in 1274.

Mestni trg

The old core of the town is consisted of Mestni trg (town market) called also Plac, and Spodnj trg (lower market) or Lontrg.

Kamniti or Kapucinski most

Kamniti or Kapucinski most, the Stone Bridge, is one of the oldest bridges of this style in Europe. It is more than 600 years old.

  • Last visit to Skofja Loka: Jun 2005
  • Intro Updated Jun 17, 2005
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  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2006 at 11:33 AM

    I want to go to Skofia Loka soon!

  • Jeannette1's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2006 at 10:26 AM

    Beautiful photos! I can hardly wait to visit this beautiful town in May. It's on my itinerary. Do you know of any good restaurants there?

  • Sep 30, 2005 at 12:17 AM

    what a beautiful little town, those old buildings are just amazing. your photos capture the history of this place very well. cheers! :-)

  • SnoopySue's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2004 at 4:02 PM

    Sjajne fotografije i vrlo korisni savjeti! Sve cestitke! Jedna od najboljih stranica na Virtualtouristu uopce!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2004 at 2:31 AM

    Very interesting page on a place I had never heard of but which is really worth the visit. Hvala !

  • burek's Profile Photo
    Jul 7, 2003 at 6:14 PM

    very good presentation of an lovely medieval town, good tips and useful informations

  • Jul 7, 2003 at 11:18 AM

    Oh this town is a gem!! I didn't have a chance to take pictures here, so it's a treat for me to see yours.

  • Madasabull's Profile Photo
    Mar 18, 2003 at 10:08 AM

    Great pics of some amazing buildings.

  • montezaro's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2003 at 5:51 AM

    very nice place, worth to be visited, excellent photos

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