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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition – Scene : Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition - Scene : Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

Marco was sitting on the straw in his cell, occasionally a rat would run across the floor. Marco was not bored since everybody knew he had spent twenty-four years travelling, of which seventeen were lived on the court of Kublai Khan. The cell door opened regularly to let guards, captains, …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Love Story of Marco Polo and Princess Cocacine

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Love Story of Marco Polo and Princess Cocacine

Nicholas, Matthew and Marco Polo once again stepped before the Khan, nine time touching the floor by theirforeheads asking him to give them permission to return to beloved Venice and Korcula. Prior to their speech,Kublai Khan explained that Persian ruler’s wife, his niece, had died. Her last will was that …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: At Kublai Khan’s Court

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: At Kublai Khan's Court

Returning from inspection into eastern provinces of the Empire, Marco Polo entered with his guards Cambala, the headquarters of the ruler above all rulers- Kublai Khan. The town had twelve gates and Marco was given a cordial welcome with drums and flutes at one of them. The ruler was waiting …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Through the Desert

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Through the Desert

From Acra our travellers reached Sis and Layasa by sea. In Sis they purchased horses, passed Mosul and entered Baghdad. There they boarded a ship and sailed down the Tigris River to Hormuz. In the port of Hormuz Marco Polo spotted vessels full of valuable spices, gold embroidered cloths, ivory …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Beginning of the dream

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Beginning of the dream

The ship is rolling on the waves of the Adriatic, ready to set off. The isle of Korčula is clearly visible in front of her, its streets, its church towers, houses. Marco Polo, his father Nicholas, and his uncle Matthew are on board. Marco Polo is looking at Korčula, his …

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Marco Polo Museum

Marco Polo Museum

Museum about Marco Polo – the greatest traveller of all times @ 33, Plokata Square (14.Travnja 1921), 20260 Korcula // opening times: every day 9:00 – 24:00 – tel: +385 98 970 5334 Exhibition Scenes in the Museum: Beginning of the dream scene Through the Desert scene At Kublai Khan’s …

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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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Bishop’s Treasury of Korcula

Bishop's Treasury of Korcula

Bishop’s Treasury Museum is located in Bishops Palace in an elegant two storey palace on Sveti Marko Square in Korcula Old Town. The museum is also called Abbey Treasury of St Mark (Opatska Riznica Svetog Marka). The ground floor covers parish office, library , archives and Kitchen exhibition hall. On the first …

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Korcula Town Museum

Korcula Town Museum

Korcula Town Museum (Gradski muzej Korcula) is located at St Mark’s Square facing Cathedral Sveti Marko. The Museum is housed in Gabrielis palace that was built in 15th and 16th century. It is 3 storey building with basement and attic. Museum has various collections covering Korcula’s history and culture from Ancient …

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Museums in Korcula

Although Old Town of Korcula as a whole is a museum at its own, there are couple of ‘proper’ museums in Korcula with exhibition of objects relevant to history of Korcula. Most of them are located in the Korcula’s Old Town here is a list: Korcula Town Museum The Town …

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