The Town of Skofja Loka

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Skofja Loka was a good base, both for watching the fell race, and for getting into the mountains. It is also a very picturesque town in its own right.

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Spodnji Trg

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'Trg' is usually translated as 'square', but some are more long than wide, and have been adopted as roads (adding to the tourist's perils). 

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Plague Pillar

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Built in 1751 as thanks for preventing fire and the plague 

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Mestni Trg

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Mestni Trg is not used as a road (except by cyclists) 

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Some of the buildings are old, some are new, and some are old but refaced 

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I'm not sure how authentic the skylight windows are, however. 

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The castle is situated in the traditional position, at the top of a hill overlooking the town, with a long not climb leading up to it. Being a Monday, it was closed. 

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It was a hot day, so here is a photo of a band stand to complete the page. 

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