Loggia Palace is a Venetian palace in Koper and the only preserved Gothic town hall in Slovenia. The earliest part of the existing building dates from 1462, when building work began on a replacement for an earlier Loggia that had stood in the same position on the north side of the main square of Koper, opposite the Praetorian Palace.

Following a plague outbreak in Koper in 1553-1555, the facade of the Loggia was embellished with coats-of-arms, and a terracotta statue of the Madonna and Child was erected in a niche above the left corner column.

Further work was carried out in 1698, when a second storey was added and the facade was extended with two additional arches taken from the west side of the palace.

The Loggia currently houses a cafe on the ground floor. In the second floor, it houses an art gallery operated by the Piran Coastal Galleries.

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Titov trg 1, Koper, Slovenia
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Founded: 1462
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Slovenia

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Pera Detlic (2 years ago)
center of koper! nice view on old building, cathedral and tower..need a little faster service(main problem in slovenia)
Šorgo Uroš (2 years ago)
Great place.Great views.Not as it was.
Meta Lenart Perger (3 years ago)
The location of this stylish coffee shop is amazing - while taking a coffee you can observe people passing by and admire the marvelous cathedral's facade. The interior is stylishly furnished (except the chairs, in my opinion), but the most beautiful part is without any doubt the terrace. The staff is quite reserved though ...
Tomi Brezovec (3 years ago)
Beautiful location on the square. The building is several centuries old but the interiour unfortunately does no reflect it. Service ok.
Daan de Kort (3 years ago)
Great view of town hall square
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