Castles, manors, towers, forts
Skofja Loka - Stara Loka - Starološki (Strahlov) grad
Upper CarniolaSkofja Loka - Stara Loka

Skofja Loka - Stara Loka 

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Stara Loka is part of Skofja Loka and belongs to oldest Slovenian settlements. It is primary Loka and in the year 1286 is first named as Stara. Worth seeing in Stara Loka are church of saint Jurij and Strahlov or Staroloski castle, beside there is also a small park. Church of saint Jurij is one of the oldest in Kranjska, it was built round 1118. Church was several times changed and rebuilt, so it has lost primary appearance. In the chapels are tombstones from 16 and 17th century. Present newromanic appearance got it at renovation in the year 1863. Beginnings of Staroloski castle go back to the 15th century. Since the year 1999 is announced as a cultural monunent national importance. Speciality of the castle are round towers, which were used for defence. Around the wall was also a moat, which is now filled up with earth. In the castle rooms are today the Centre of blind and weak-eyed and the Museum of post and telecommunication.


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Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor from distance

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor from distance
Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Defensive tower

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Defensive tower
Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor from side

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor from side
Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Inside yard

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Inside yard
Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor
Stara Loka - Road near Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor

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Road near Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor
Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Defensive tower

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Defensive tower
Stara Loka - Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Defensive moat

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Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor - Defensive moat
Stara Loka - Path to the park

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Path to the park
Stara Loka - Park near Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor

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Park near Stara Loka (Strahl) Manor
Stara Loka - Statue in park

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Statue in park
Stara Loka - Church of St. George

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Church of St. George
Stara Loka - Church of St. George

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Church of St. George
Stara Loka - Church of St. George

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Church of St. George
Stara Loka - Chapel near church and manor

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Chapel near church and manor

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Data

Municipality: ŠKOFJA LOKA (22919 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Škofja Loka (11611 population), Sv. Duh (1093), Virmaše (847), Stara Loka (787), Reteče (655),

Puštal (651), Godešič (641), Zminec (543), Gorenja vas - Reteče (381), Vešter (247), Dorfarje (220), Trata (218), Ševlje (216), Log nad Škofjo Loko (213), Brode (202), Grenc (199), Binkelj (186), Bodovlje (185), Bukovica (183), Sv. Barbara (166), Spodnja Luša (165), Suha (161), Sv. Andrej (157), Na Logu (154), Vincarje (152), Forme (151), Pungert (149), Bukovščica (140), Draga (130), Praprotno (127), Sv. Lenart (124), Zgornja Luša (120), Virlog (115), Gabrk (107), Hosta (104), Križna Gora (95), Stirpnik (94), Trnje (85), Papirnica (82), Gosteče (82), Sopotnica (82), Knape (79), Pevno (77), Gabrška Gora (72), Sv. Ožbolt (71), Strmica (65), Rovte v Selški Dolini (57), Sv. Tomaž (52), Bukov Vrh nad Visokim (49), Breznica pod Lubnikom (48), Crngrob (45), Podpulfrca (39), Lipica (39), Kovski Vrh (32), Pozirno (31), Sv. Petra Hrib (31), Sveti Florijan nad Škofjo Loko (30), Visoko pri Poljanah (26), Moškrin (22), Gabrovo (21), Valterski Vrh (8), Staniše (5)