St. Mark’s Cathedral
It was built in the 15th century on the site of a Romanesque church from the 13th century. St. Mark’s Cathedral is a three-nave basilica of Romanesque style. The south aisle is dedicated to St. James, the north one to St. John, and next to it the votive chapel of St. Roch was added. The exterior and interior decoration represent a mixture of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance styles. It was built by Italian masters, but mostly by local builders throughout the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The most famous among them was Marko Andrijić. As one of the first builders of cathedrals, the master Bonino da Milano, made the built the church portal around 1412 and the figure of St. James at the southern gates. The altars are adorned with many paintings, starting from Jacopo Tintoretto and other Italian painters. Among the local sculptors, the works of Fran Čučić, Ivan Kerdić, Ivan Meštrović, Alojzije Lozica, Fran Kršinića and Izvor Oreb should be noted.
Category: Old town, Temple- church- mosque, Must visit,
Trg sv. Marka, Korčula 20260
42.961688, 017.136172 (42°57’42.1″N, 017°08’10.2″E)
Mass in summer: Sunday: 10:00h, 18:30h; working days 19:30h
Mass in Winter: 18:30h
20 HRK (2.60 EUR)
In addition to the Cathedral, there is also a bell tower on which you can climb. On the top you have a beautiful viewpoint overlooking the whole Korčula.
GPS coordinates: 42.961688, 017.136172 (42°57’42.1″N, 017°08’10.2″E)
Address: Trg sv. Marka, Korčula 20260
The Cathedral of St. Mark is located in the old town of Korčula (at the top) at St. Mark’s Square
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Korčule. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema katedrali sv. Marka koja se nalazi u starom dijelu grada Korčule (na samom vrhu), na Trgu sv. Marka. Hvala!
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