"The ancient Skofja Loka" Skofja Loka by Cristian_Uluru
Skofja Loka Travel Guide: 211 reviews and 588 photos
This beautiful town is, together with Piran, the anciest town of Slovenia when in 973 when German emperor Otto II gave the territory of Loka as a present to the bishops of Freising in Bavaria. In the century it became an important economic centre. In the 14th century the town was secured by town wall to give major safety which were destroyed in 1457 by the Dukes of Celje. In the 18th century a big fire destroyed many parts of the town.
The town is a nice place where to go for a day trip from Ljubljana.
Enjoy your visit!!!
The nice Castle ok Loka was built in the 13th century on the hill that dominates the town. In 1511 it was restored in... more travel advice
In the front of the column of the plague you can see the old town hall. It has got a Gothic facade with frescos (very... more travel advice
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