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Škofja Loka is an old city of 23,000 inhabitants, 25 km north west to the capital, Ljubljana. It was founded in 973 AD and is one of the oldest cities of the country, together with Piran and Ptuj. Loški Grad (Loški castle) was first built before1202. Škofja Loka is considered as the most beautiful and well kept medieval city of Slovenia.
It was repeatedly looted in the XVth and suffered from the 1511 earthquake. Most of the old city was rebuilt in the XVIth.
Škofja Loka stands at 345 meter elevation, at the confluence of Poljanska Sora and Selška Sora (rivers Poljanska and Selška)
Near the parking lot where we had left our car, in the modern part of the town, there was this amazing statue. Not... more travel advice
Another access to the castle is by a ramp that must have been suitable for horses and carts. It is straight from the... more travel advice
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