Korčula Fortifications

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This defensive system was first created in the 13C and then reinforced in the 15C. The main gate, that of Terra Firma, is reached by a majestic stair-bridge (1863) and guarded by a 13C square tower. It is doubled by a Baroque triumphal arch (1650). The rampart walk leads round the city, past the palace and the port protected to the southwest by the governor's small and large towers. The wharfs are also guarded by a square tower, Kanavelic tower (15C).

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St Mark's Cathedral
St Mark's Cathedral
This edifice, built between the 15C and
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Korčula Treasury
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Municipal museum
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Island of Korcula
Island of Korcula
This island is full of pleasant
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Korčula Icon Museum
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Franciscan monastery of Our Lady of the Angels
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