The church is situated on the origin Gothic church that was burn down in 1725. Construction of the new Baroque church was completed in 1734. Interior of it is rather valuable; the altar paintings are ascribed to Petr Brandl, the side altars are probably created by the local sculptor Jan Wildt. There are also older statues saved from the fire; statue of Christ and the late Gothic Madonna. The church was designed by Wolfgang Braunbock.
The statue of the great poet and writer created by Willibald Russ was erected opposite the Chapel of St Anna in 1932. J.W. Goethe used to visit Loket. It was also here he celebrated his 74th birthday with Mrs Levetzow and her daughters. The poet fell in love with young Ulrika von Levetzow but he also experienced with amorous disillusion after her refusal his asking to marry him. Then he never returned to Loket.