Palaces in Korcula

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Palaces in Korcula – Once in the Korcula Old Town, you immediately recognize the Venetian architectural influence. The Old town, which huddles around the Cathedral of St Mark has several Gothic, renaissance and baroque palaces which used to belong to Korcula old aristocrat families – Arneri, Kapor, Boschi, Ismaeli, Gabrielis, Kanavelic, Spanic, Kapor…

List of Palaces in Korcula:

  • Arneri palace – Opposite of the Cathedral Sv.Marko , built in the ornate Gothic style, with a nice renaissance / baroque cloister and Gothic façade which faces western side street.
  • Governor’s Palace  – On the small square Trg Antuna i Stjepana Radica there is a Municipal Hall where ground floor with arcades was built in 1525 while the first floor is added to it in 1866. In front of this building there is a pillar, erected in 1569..
  • Gabrielis Palace – built in renaissance style from 16th century, currently used as Town Museum that displays various exhibits related to shipbuilding, seafaring and stone-masonry of Korcula, as well as an art gallery.
  • Bishops Palace – opposite of Gabrielis palace, next to Cathedral
  • Caenazzo Palace – at the northern side of Trg Svetog Marka square
  • Ismaelli Palace –  16th century palace with beautiful courtyard (see video here)
  • Španić Palace (palača Španić) – built in renaissance style from 17th century with attractive courtyard, currently used as block of flats.
  • Lesic Dimitri Palace – situated within the heart of the historic and beautiful medieval town of Korcula, next to the house of Marco Polo.
  • see also palaces in Dubrovnik: Rector’s Palace & Sponza Palace

 

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