Velika Knezeva Kula, Korcula Town

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  • On the western side of Korcula you can easily find a "sweet couple" of fortifications of the city - the towers of the Great and Little Princes. According to the plan of the local fortresses, these two towers were intended to protect the prince's palace (remember, since 1420 Korcula tightly crossed "under the roof" of Venice and here ruled by Venetian princes-governors). Velika Kne'eva Kula, which is shaped like a massive truncaty, was erected in 1483 during the reign of the Venetian doggiovanni Giovanni Mochennigo. The top of the tower is crowned with a corona-like parapet. Being fascinated by the fortification theme, Let me assume that the Korsulian Velika Kne'eva Kula is not a classic example of a fortress tower, but rather a rondel (it is so round in terms of bastiony-bastion). Well, you look at it yourself - the kurguzo-squat massive body of the Grand Prince's Tower is more like a fortress tower, i will evolve...
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  • Tower Velika Kneževa Kula (Large Governor’s Tower or “torjun”) is located on the southwest side of Korcula old town, south of the passenger ferry dock. The tower appears as truncated cone, and was bui...  more »
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