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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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Small Governor’s Tower or Lombardo Tower – (Mala Kneževa Kula)

Small Governor's Tower or Lombardo Tower - (Mala Kneževa Kula)

Mala Kneževa Kula (Small Governor’s Tower) is of cylindrical shape, located on the South-West side of Korcula Town. The tower, that was built 1449 is also named Lombardo Tower, as it was built by Governor Lombardo. Coat of arms of Governor Lombardo has been carved on one side of the …

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Tower Revelin – Land Gate, Veliki Revelin Tower

Tower Revelin - Land Gate, Veliki Revelin Tower

   Tower Revelin – Land Gate, Veliki Revelin Tower Tower Revelin, dating from 13th century, also called “Tower of the South Land Gate” aka “Kula juznih kopnenih vrata” , or Veliki Revelin – it is actually the southern entrance/exit into the Old Town with adjacent staircase. The entrance to the …

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Zakerjan Tower (Berim Tower) – Korcula

Zakerjan Tower (Berim Tower) - Korcula

Kula Zakerjan (Zakerjan tower), is also named Berim Tower. It stands on the north of Korcula Town (see map below) in the Zakerjan area. The tower was built between 1481 and 1483 under rule of Giovanni Mocenigo who was doge of Venice from 1478 to 1485. The tower is shaped like …

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Tower Of Sea Gate (Tower Kula Morska Vrata)

Tower Of Sea Gate (Tower Kula Morska Vrata)

Tower Of Sea Gate (Tower Kula Morska Vrata) is a square tower located next to Morska Vrata town entrance. The tower is leaning against the east side of the town walls. It has two cannon holes and two doors in the shape of the letter L, one on north and another …

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Vapor Art Gallery

Vapor Art Gallery

Vapor Art Gallery is lovely Korčula art space located in the very Sea Gate medieval Tower right next to Morska vrata town entrance. The gallery offers for sale large selection of major Croatian contemporary and modern artists including paintings by Stipe Nobilo, the local painter, Vasko Lipovac and others gallery Vapor Art Gallery Address: …

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Tower Velika Kneževa Kula (Large Governor’s Tower)

Tower Velika Kneževa Kula (Large Governor's Tower)

Tower Velika Kneževa Kula (Large Governor’s Tower) is located on the South-West side of Korcula Town. The tower, shaped as truncated cone was built in 1483. It has very massive feeling and locals nowadays call this tower “torjun”. There are various WW2 commemorative plaques around the tower. At the top …

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Tower Kanavelic (Bokar or Barbarigo Tower)

Tower Kanavelic (Bokar or Barbarigo Tower)

Tower Kanalevic is located on the North-West side of Korcula Town. The tower is also named Bokar or Barbarigo as it is built in period between 1485 and 1488, under rule of Augustino Barbarigo, who was Doge of Venice in period of 1486 to 1501 (hence the name). This tower is nowadays …

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Tower of All Saints – Kula Svih Svetih, Capello tower or Rampada

Tower of All Saints - Kula Svih Svetih, Capello tower or Rampada

Tower of All Saints, locally called Kula Svih Svetih is also called Capello tower or Rampada. It is built 1493, as part of 12 Korcula towers. It is located on the South-East part of Korcula Town walls, situated in Rampada street , Zakerjan area. Nowadays, the only basement is left of this …

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Korcula Towers

Korcula Towers

Korcula Old Town, located on small peninsula, is still surrounded by 14th century thick stone walls and towers that were built in medieval times for defense against passing-by enemies. The town used to have 12 towers. However, at the present, there are only sven remaining towers that still stand on …

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