Martin House

The Julian Alps

The 17th-century Martin House leans on part of the Old Town wall. It has a wooden 1st floor, a late-Gothic portal and a vaulted entrance hall.

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1. Former Town Hall

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On Mestni trg, look out for the former Town Hall, remarkable for its stunning three-storey Gothic courtyard and the 17th-century frescoes on its facade.

2. Plague Pillar

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The plague pillar, near the centre of Mestni trg, was erected in 1751.

3. Mestni Trg

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The group of pastel-hued 16th-century burghers' houses on this main square have earned the town the nickname 'Colourful Loka'. Almost every one is of…

4. Loka Museum


The town's premier sight is the commanding Loka castle, overlooking the settlement from a grassy hill west of Mestni trg. It dates from the 13th century…

5. Homan House

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Almost every building on Mestni trg is of historical and architectural importance, but arguably the most impressive is Homan House, dating from 1511 with…

6. Parish Church of St James

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The town's most important church dates back to the 13th century, with key features like the nave, the presbytery with star vaulting (1524) and the tall…

7. Spodnji Trg

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The large square to the east of Mestni trg was where the poorer folk lived in the Middle Ages. The 16th-century Granary at the square's northern end, is…

8. Granary

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The 16th-century granary at Spodnji trg's northern end is where the town's grain stores, collected as taxes, were once kept.