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The town of Loja is in the southern region, and the city's Islamic heritage is still prominent in areas and a host of churches and hermitages dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries house much of the city's history. Surrounded by rugged mountains, Loja is a picturesque mountain town of about 22,000 people. Mountain climbing is common here and the view from the peaks give a spectacular view of the surrounding area. Proudly offering everything from one- to five-star hotels, Venere will point you to the right hotel for your budget and needs. So whether you just need a place to change your hiking boots, or would rather just enjoy the view in comfort, Venere will find the Loja hotels that you need.

What's Loja Like?

Originally a Moorish town, Loja continues to have a strong Islamic influence, particularly in the alcazaba that still stands. Most of the towers and walls of the old fortress remain and make for an awe-inspiring day touring the old fortress. A wide variety of churches still stand in the city as well, such as the Church of San Gabriel and the Hermitages of Jesus Nazareno and San Roque, which were built in the 16th century. The city's library currently sits in an old 16th century building called the Antigua Casa de Cabildos and is a beautiful example of the architecture of the time period. For the enthusiastic and passionate outdoors man, the Hacho and Tiravira mountains stand near the town and can be easily reached. From the top, visitors are offered a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside, a rich reward that is well worth the climb.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Loja

Most Spaniards prefer their largest meal to take place in the middle of the day and refer to it as La Comida, "the meal". This meal usually comprises of several courses and can last two hours, so don't be in a rush to go anywhere. Naturally, Spanish is the primary language of the region, and any terms or phrases you can learn will go a long way to eliciting a positive response from locals. For as long as you stay in this quaint mountain town, the folks of Venere will help you with all of your hotel needs. Since helping to pioneer independent reviews in 2001, the site has received more than one million such reviews. So you can read accounts from people just like you that have previously stayed in these locations . You can book both online or through Venere's mobile smartphone app.