Skofja Loka

A beautiful medieval town full of medieval charm, Skofja Loka retains its 16C urban layout and is full of nooks to explore.

Škofja Loka is a town in in Upper Carniola, Slovenia. Located at the confluence of the Poljane Sora and the Selca Sora rivers. Its old centre stands on river terraces, and comprises Town Square (Plac) and Lower Square (Lontrg). On a plateau above the town stands Loka Castle, which houses the Loka Museum. Škofja Loka is the birthplace of the Škofja Loka Passion Play, the oldest play in Slovene. based on an older tradition, in 1999 the play was revived with amateur actors. The Škofja Loka Capuchin monastery at Capuchin Square in the old part of the town keeps a library of older books - some date back to the 16th century.
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