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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 …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Koper

Capra

Capra is a sexy new indoor-outdoor venue with a touch of Scandi style. Its appeal extends all day, from coffee to lounge-y cocktails, and the creative, ambitious menu covers many bases with great seafood, salad and …
Bar in Koper

Kavarna Kapitanija

A number of all-day cafe-bars face the water along Pristaniška ulica. This chilled-out, tropical-ish space, with its open terrace and wicker lounges, would be even more inviting if the souvenir kiosks didn’t mar the…
Slovenian in Koper

Istrska Klet Slavček

The Istrian Cellar, situated below the 18th-century Carli Palace, is one of the most colourful places for a meal in Koper’s Old Town. Come for authentic home cooking (hearty soups and stews, roast pork), wine from t…
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.
Market in Koper

Market

There’s an outdoor market not far from the shore, and it's surrounded by cheap eating spots and cafe-bars popular with locals.
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…