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Foretić Gardens Photos

Foretić Gardens Photos

Small collection of old photos of Foretić Gardens in Korcula: Foretić Gardens is a protected monument of landscape architecture, located in Borak, the old suburb of Korcula Town. A unique example of garden art of the 18 th century suggests how human labour can harmoniously transform the natural environment . The …

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Banje Beach – Korcula

Banje Beach - Korcula

Beach Banje is pebble/ shingle Korcula Town beach, situated in Borak area in vicinity of Marko Polo, Liburna and Park Hotel. This is the oldest beach in the town (see historical photos bellow) , very busy in the summer time, crowded with tourists as well as locals. There are numerous cafes …

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Shipbuilding in Korcula

Shipbuilding in Korcula

About Korcula and its Shipbuilding heritage   Korcula’s long shipbuilding tradition dates probably since pirates times, when the most of the activities actually were about and around the sea. The first official document about woodcraft in Korcula is The Statute of the City and Island of Korcula from 1214 , …

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Borak

Borak

Borak is an area of Korcula Town located on its eastern side, right next to Punta Jurana. It consist of popular promenade – a pedestrian-only area, with lot of cafes and restaurants. Borak also features local yacht ACI Marina and can be very windy (Bura wind). In the old times this was shipbuilding …

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Video: Views From The Top of St Mark’s Cathedral In Korcula

Video: Views From The Top of St Mark's Cathedral In Korcula

This four minute video that shows views from the top of the tower of St Mark’s Cathedral in Korcula was taken by Jakov Marelic in September 2012.

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Shipbuilding in Korcula Photo Collection

Shipbuilding in Korcula Photo Collection

Photo album of shipbuilding in Korcula is  just uploaded to our Korcula gallery. The album is collection of some yet unseen vintage photos and prints of shipyards of Sveti Nikola and Borak. The album contains the selection of images printed during the last century, sometimes between 1900s and 1970s. The exception is the one that is representing …

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Borak as it used to be

Borak as it used to be

The latest addition to our Korcula Old Photos album is photo of Borak – the Korcula’s eastern suburb as it used to be long, long time ago. I would say this photo was taken sometimes before WW2 as there are no signs of Naselje nor KPK swimming pool yet. Nowadays, …

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