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Korčula in Korčula (island), Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), Croatia
 

Reconstruction of the House of Marco Polo 2015.-2020.

Rekonstrucija Nuće Marka Pola 2015.-2020.

 
 
Reconstruction of the House of Marco Polo 2015.-2020. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 27, 2018
1. Reconstruction of the House of Marco Polo 2015.-2020. Marker
Inscription. Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it.

We apologize for possible inconvenience caused by temporary works. -- The Town of Korčula


The archaeological and architectural investigations preformed from 2007 to 2014 offer insight into the historical development of the location and the building, while archaeological findings, mostly the ceramic fragments from the 15th to the 19th centuries, witness to the way of life of the old Korčulans.
 
Location. 42° 57.707′ N, 17° 8.18′ E. Marker is in Korčula, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), in Korčula (island). Marker is on Ulica Depolo just from Ulica Don Pavla. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Korčula, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) 20260, Croatia.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Naval Battle in the Waters Off Korčula (here, next to this marker); Marco Polo (here, next to this marker); Silk Road (here, next to this marker); The Memorial Tablet (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Town of Korčula (about 150 meters away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Reconstruction of the House of Marco Polo 2015.-2020. Marker, second from the right image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 27, 2018
2. Reconstruction of the House of Marco Polo 2015.-2020. Marker, second from the right
House of Marco Polo image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 27, 2018
3. House of Marco Polo
This is about all you can see of Marco Polo's house without paying an admission fee and even then there isn't much to see; then it may not even have been his house at all.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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