Korčula or Korkyra – the birth place of Marco Polo

Main city gate, Korčula, Croatia, photo by www.croatia2go

Main city gate, Korčula, Croatia, photo by www.croatia2go

 

 

Badija island near Korčula, Croatia, photo by K2 & Croatian Attractions

Badija island near Korčula, Croatia, photo by K2 & Croatian Attractions

Finds from the ancient Stone Age in the Vela Spila, considered one of the most significant archaeological sites in Europe, indicate the population of this area in prehistoric times.

Korčula, Croatia, photo by K2 & Croatian Attractions

Korčula, Croatia, photo by K2 & Croatian Attractions

Thousands of found fragments of pottery, pots, and other objects are of prime importance, and the museum collection of a small part of excavated artifacts is exhibited at the Cultural Center in Vela Luka. Vela Spilja represents a unique natural attraction. It is located above the place of Vela Luka, and you can reach it by walking uphill and passing by the beautiful houses and olive trees while enjoying the authentic charm of the Mediterranean. The view is, so if you are not a history lover, at least you can make some good photos!

 

 

Marco Polo house, Back side, Korčula, Croatia, photo by Andreja Pruša Horvatić www.croatia2go.com

Marco Polo house, Back side, Korčula, Croatia, photo by Andreja Pruša Horvatić www.croatia2go.com


Where in Croatia is MARCO POLO HOUSE?

Where in Croatia is MARCO POLO HOUSE?

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  • […] The town of Korčula, if viewed from afar looks like a fortress town resembling Dubrovnik so we could say it is like a small Dubrovnik with partially preserved city ramparts. The number of geographic, historical and cultural features make this town one of the most prominent Croatian ancient cities. Venice was the first to occupy Korčula, and with the breaks and re-conquest of power, it left the most significant influence. […]

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  • […] piece of paradise near Korčula island, Moro Beach Stupe, is open for the new season with its great Instagram friendly swing. A beautiful […]

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  • […] of the exhibition in order to get to know Ruđer Bošković, Andrija Štampar, Nikola Tesla, Marko Polo, Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Lavoslav Ružička, Ivan Meštrović, Ivana Brlić Mažuranić, Milka […]

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