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Construction time map of buildings, town walls and other structures in Korcula Old Town

Construction time map of buildings, town walls and other structures in Korcula Old Town

Map of construction time of buildings, town walls and other structures in Korcula Old Town: blue – constructed in period before 15th century light and dark brown – constructed in period of 15th and 16th century green – constructed in period of 17th and 18th century yellow – constructed in period of 19th and …

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Bernardo Bernardi

Bernardo Bernardi

Bernardo Bernardi, a well known Croatian architect, born in Korcula in 1921. Among other things, he designed Hotel Liburna and Hotel Marko Polo. There is also a street in Korcula named after him – see its location here Bernardi’s corner in Hotel Liburna, Korcula is open for every day 8am-10pm. Come and …

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Loggia in Korcula

Loggia in Korcula

More photos of loggia in Korcula: Loggia and Hotel Korcula 1890s Loggia @ Morska Vrata (Porta Maris) Loggia in 1930s above photo: Loggia in Sept 2015 Location Map of Loggia: Location coordinates: 42.96185, 17.13523

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Korcula Town Walls

Korcula Town Walls

Korcula Town Walls  – Due to it strategic location in this part of the Adriatic, Korcula Old Town was surrounded by high walls and towers from the its early beginnings. Large sequences of defensive walls structures still dominate the Old town and can be seen on several places around it, particularly impressive when approached from …

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Architecture in Korcula

Architectural sights in Korcula: Architettura di Curzola Korcula Old Town about Korcula Old Town ; large photo of birds eye view of the old town Construction time map of buildings, town walls and other structures in Korcula Old Town Town walls and Towers Zakerjan Tower Kanavelic Tower Sea Gate Tower Small …

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Badija: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery

Above photo: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery on Badija The impressive 14th century Gothic-Renaissance cloister, adjacent to Church and Monastery from the North side (see the monastery plan), consists of four rows of stylish single and double-pillared columns enclosing the tranquil inner courtyard of the Monastery. In the middle of the courtyard, on the …

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Churches in Smokvica

Churches in Smokvica

Smokvica’s churches and chapels include: St. Michael’s Church (sv. Mihovil) – a local church built in 1372. Located right above the village. (above photo : Church of St Michael) St.Andrew’s Church (Sv Andrija) – built in 1346, located in Dračevica vineyard, right above the road to Cara village St.Peter’s Church (Sv. Petar) – …

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English Piazzeta

English Piazzeta

English Piazzeta aka Engleska Pijaca – English Piazzeta is a small semi-circular paved terrace with stone benches and pillars that is located on the eastern side of Korcula Town. It was built in 19th century by Admiral Peter Lowen, during a brief British rule of Korcula. English Piazzeta serves today as …

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Marko Andrijić

Marko Andrijić

Marko Andrijić  is famous Korčula architect and stonemason who lived and worked in Korcula and Dubrovnik 15th century. During his life he made numerous beautiful buildings in Korcula: Church tower of Korcula’s Cathedral Sveti Mako, Ciborium in the Cathedral, etc  

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Pillars in Korcula

Pillars in Korcula

Collection of photos of Pillars in Korcula

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