OLD TOWN KORČULA

The city of Korčula have always been an administrative and religious center of the island of Korčula and the number of special features makes it one of the most prominent Croatian historical cities.

The city of Korčula have always been an administrative and religious center of the island of Korčula and the number of special features makes it one of the most prominent Croatian historical cities.

Opened museum in the old town of Korcula is surrounded by walls and towers with a wealth of architectural and cultural heritage, sacred or public character of the 14th. 15th and 16 century. Among the many stories and facts mentioned we will attack the Turkish fleet in 15th August 1571 years every year, the Feast of the Assumption celebrates the chapel of Our Lady of the Snows, close to the land gate. On this site are placed commemorative plaques and votive grateful Korčulans cannon and balls, and votive rifle, which remind us of the event. Summary of the story is mentioned in the context of the Battle of Lepanto, Vice Algerian king Uluz Ali who commanded the Turkish fleet of 20 ships, the Spanish writer Cervantes, mural painting, which shows a Turkish attack on the island of Korcula which is located in the church. Nicholas in Mola di Bari, including the fact that the miraculous Our Lady saved the town and island of Korcula. Everything about this event can learn from the legacy of Anthony Rozanovic.

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