Praetorian Palace

Koper, Slovenia

Dominating the southern side of Tito Square is the imposing Praetorian Palace, which has served as the municipal seat for some eight centuries. Its Venetian Gothic design dates from the middle of the 15th century, with the outer staircase and balustrade added fifty years later, and the overall appearance of the façade taking shape in 1664 after significant renovations. After serving various purposes following the downfall of the Venetian Republic at the hands of Napoleon in 1797, the building underwent a decade long restoration in the 1990s and now once again serves as the municipal seat and mayor's office, as well as the Tourist Information Centre.

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Titov trg 4, Koper, Slovenia
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Slovenia

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JASON BACON (2 years ago)
Beautiful looking building set in the square with the cathedral and bell tower.
Carlos Villalobos (2 years ago)
nice historical square in Koper. Palace is unique and worth a stop if you're in the area.
Kasper Zutterman (3 years ago)
Very nice place to visit !
Boriz Chang (4 years ago)
Nice place, very impressive.
Alex B. (4 years ago)
Very nice old castle square. Must see if you travel here!
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