Attractions

Top Choice Square in Koper

Titov Trg

In the centre of old Koper, Titov trg is a Venetian-influenced stunner; mercifully, like much of the Old Town’s core, it is closed to traffic. On the north side is the arcaded Venetian Gothic Loggia built in 1463 (a…
Top Choice Notable Building in Koper

Praetorian Palace

On the southern side of Titov trg is the white Praetorian Palace, a mixture of Venetian Gothic and Renaissance styles dating from the 15th century and the very symbol of Koper. Now serving as town hall, it contains …
Museum in Koper

Koper Regional Museum

The 17th-century Belgramoni-Tacco Palace houses the Koper Regional Museum, whose history collection spans prehistory to more recent times. In beautiful surrounds is art dating from the 15th century, and displays of …
Tower in Koper

City Tower

Plumb on Titov trg is the Cathedral of the Assumption and its 36m-tall belfry, now called the City Tower, with 204 climbable stairs. Tickets are from the tourist information centre on the square.
Square in Koper

Trg Brolo

Linked to Titov trg to the east, Trg Brolo is a wide and leafy square of fine old buildings, including the late-18th-century baroque Brutti Palace, now the central library, to the north. On the eastern side is the 1…
Cathedral in Koper

Cathedral of the Assumption

Plumb on Titov trg is the Cathedral of the Assumption and its 36m-tall belfry, now called the City Tower, with 204 climbable stairs for primo views. The cathedral, partly Romanesque and Gothic but mostly dating from…
Square in Koper

Carpacciov Trg

One of the most colourful streets in Koper, Kidričeva ulica, starts at Carpacciov trg, where the Column of St Justina commemorates Koper’s contribution – a galley – to the Battle of Lepanto in which Turkey was defea…
Street in Koper

Kidričeva Ulica

On the north side of Kidričeva ulica are several churches from the 16th century, including the Church of St Nicholas, plus some restored Venetian houses and the 18th-century baroque Totto Palace, with winged lion re…
Square in Koper

Prešernov Trg

The 17th-century Italian family who erected the fountain in Prešernov trg was named Da Ponte; thus it is shaped like a bridge (ponte in Italian). At the square's southern end is the Muda Gate. Erected in 1516, it’s …
Street in Koper

Čevljarska Ulica

Atmospheric Čevljarska ulica (Cobbler St), a narrow commercial street for pedestrians, runs south from Titov trg. As you walk under the arch of the Praetorian Palace, look to the right. The little hole in the wall w…