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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