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 are paintings on wood or gold. The collection is primarily from the 17th and 18th Century Korcula sailors, for which the town is so well known, who acquired the pieces on their journeys, especially to Crete. An interesting small collection of lovely Byzantine icons painted on gilded wood.
The Icon Gallery is in the quarters of the fraternity, not far from the All Saints’ Church (Svi Sveti) which belongs to the Fraternity of All Saints , the oldest fraternity on the island of Korcula. The Baroque style church dates to the early 1300s.
The entrance to Museum is in Ulica Kaporova Street in Korcula Old town.
Location Map of Museum of Icons in Korcula:
Location of The Museum:
Coordinates: 42.960879, 17.136578
- Korcula Town Museum
- Bishop’s Treasury
- Icon Museum
- House of Marco Polo
- Marco Polo Museum
- Museum Memorial Collection of Maksimilijan Vanka
- Korcula Old Town
- Town Walls and Towers
- Palaces in Korcula
- History of Korcula
- Fraternities in Korcula