*DETAILS* Walking through narrow streets of Old Town Korčula, you will realize that most of the ancient houses are still liveable. You will notice window shutters opened, pots of greenery placed by doors, bikes parked nearby.
If you lift you head up, you will notice fresh loundry air-dried on the numerous lines stretched between neightbours' windows on upper floors.
*KORČULA, OLD TOWN* The Town of Korcula, Croatia, is one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean. It is surrounded by high walls and towers, both from the land and the sea, raised in the 13th, 14th and 15th century.
1. Tower Revelin, 13th century, is actually the southern entrance/exit into the Old Town with adjacent staircase. The entrance to the town passes under the Tower.
2. St. Michael 's Church, founded 1408., is just few steps after Tower Revelin.
3,4. Again, few steps forward, and there is Gospojina Chapel, founded 1369., that belonged to local nobel family who were burried there.
5.The Pillar of Shame is located next to the Chapel. It was very common mean of punishment in those times.
6,7. Across the square stands St. Marco's Cathedral, founded in 1329., but today's appearance was established in 16th century.