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Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan Monastery on Badija, built in 14th and 15th century is called The Franciscan monastery of the Assumption of the Mary. The monastery complex consists of several parts (see plan) including The Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Crkva Gospe od Milosti), The Cloister , The Chapel of the Holy Cross and the monastery part. The Church of …

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Badja: The Church of Our Lady of Mercy

Badja: The Church of Our Lady of Mercy

The Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Crkva Gospe od Milosti) on Badija is a part of Franciscan Monastery complex (see the plan of the complex). The church was built in 16th century as a typical Franciscan church consisting of one rectangular nave and an apsis. Built in the Gothic-Renaissance style the Church features lovely portal …

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Badija: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

Badija: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

Chapel of the Holy Cross is a part of Franciscan Monastery on Badija  ( see the plan) and was built in period between 1729 and 1763 by Franciscan monks living in the Monastery at the time. It was designed by Venetian architect Giorgio Massari one of the masters of that period. Situated on …

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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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St.Andrew’s Church (Sv Andrija) – Smokvica

St.Andrew’s Church (Sv Andrija) - Smokvica

Approach to Sveti Andrija Church View of the side facade of the St.Andrew’s (Sveti Andrija) Church View of the front facade / church’s small bell tower  St.Andrew’s Church (Sv Andrija) – small chapel from 1346 aprox, seen on the way to Cara via Dračevica field/ vineyard in Smokvica.  See location on the map other …

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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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Brotherhood of All Saint’s

Brotherhood of All Saint's

Brotherhood of All Saint’s – Korcula Sasvetani (Brotherhood of All Saint’s, founded in 1301) @ Korcula – Holly Week – more photos + other brotherhoods in Korcula

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Brotherhood of Our Lady of Consolation

Brotherhood of Our Lady of Consolation

Procession: Brotherhood of Our Lady of Consolation (Mihovilci) – Korcula, Easter, April 2006    A moving procession of Brotherhood of Our Lady of Consolation, one of the three brotherhood’s of Korcula ,  St Mark’s Square in Korcula Old Town few days before Good Friday (Easter)  in April 2006.

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Icon Museum in Korcula

Icon Museum in Korcula

Icon Museum in Korcula  offers a permanent display of icons in the rooms of the All Saints’ Fraternity, with the fifteenth-century triptych of The Passion. The Icon Gallery (Galerija Ikona) contains a unique collection of 13th to 15th Century Byzantine Icons and 17th and 18th Century ceremonial pieces. The Byzantine icons …

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Sveti Martin (St Martin’s) Church – Zrnovo

Sveti Martin (St Martin's) Church - Zrnovo

Sveti Martin (St Martin’s) Church – Zrnovo more photos of Zrnovo about Zrnovo

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