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History of Tourism in Croatia

History of Tourism in Croatia

My collection of History of Tourism in Croatia images: History of Tourism in Croatia

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History of Lastovo

History of Lastovo

The written history of Lastovo dates from The Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus who mentioned Lastovo in the mid-10 th century, but the first significant reference to Lastovo, connected with a historic event, happened in the year 1000. The Dodge of Venice, Pietro Orseolo II, during his raid of Dalmatia …

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Seal of the town of Korcula

Seal of the town of Korcula

Medieval golden seal of the town of Korcula:  history of Korcula picture library – see also pictures of Statute of Korcula (1214)

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The Statute of Korcula 1214

The Statute of Korcula 1214

The Statute of Korcula Town from 1214 is an important legal document from 13th century that covers laws of Korcula city and island of Korcula. It belong to group of oldest Slav legal documents too. The Statute, as a book (compilation) of laws, was passed in 1214, but the only …

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History of Korcula

History of Korcula

Korcula has a similar history with other parts of the Dalmatian archipelago. The first known inhabitants of Korcula were Illyrian tribes who occupied a large area of Dalmatia. They lived from farming and fishing. It is still possible to see on the Island their stone burial mounds, roughly shaped as …

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Klapa Moreska

Klapa Moreska

Klapa Moreska –  Korcula – the oldest klapa singers from Korcula – they are singing together from 1960’s and in 2006 they celebrated their 40 year anniversary (see bellow link). This photo is scanned from their first single record disk published in 1960’s. Klapa Moreska members are (from left): Mišo …

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Flag of Sveti Todor

Flag of Sveti Todor

Flag of Sveti Todor – Saint Patron and Protector of Korcula Flag of Sveti Todor – Sveti Todor (Saint Theodore) is the patron saint and protector of Korcula Town of Korcula (Saint Theodore’s day is on 29th July) Sveti Todor church procession : video clip, july 2006 Photos of Sveti Todor …

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Korcula’s History and Culture

Korcula's History and Culture

Art – about Korcula art and artists Architecture Korcula – about architecture of Korcula Events in Korcula Korkyra Baroque Festival – The Korkyra Baroque Festival is a new annual international event, which will be launched from 7th to 16th September 2012. The festival will showcase a selection of the world’s …

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Video: Shipyard in Korcula in 1960s

Video: Shipyard in Korcula in 1960s

This is an archive footage of local shipyard @ Domince, Korcula. The footage is an excerpt from TV documentary broadcast and shot in 1967. The whole documentary is here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7aZTzhRPMQ Some stills from the video: See more info about shipbuilding tradition in Korcula See more photos of shipbuilding in Korcula …

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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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