English Piazzeta

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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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Bicentenary of British empire’s occupation of Korčula

Bicentenary of British empire's occupation of Korčula

Bicentenary of British empire’s occupation of Korčula ( by Vicko Marelic)  Two hundred years ago this week, the British navy occupied the island of Korčula during the Adriatic campaign against Napoleon’s revolutionary France. The Royal Navy’s knowledge of the region probably went no further than the setting of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. …

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