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Hvar in Hvar (island), Split-Dalmatia (county), Croatia
 

Jakša Palace, 15th cent.

Palača Jakša, 15. st.

 
 
Jakša Palace, 15th cent. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2018
1. Jakša Palace, 15th cent. Marker
Captions: (top) Front of the palace; (center) Window above public passage; (bottom) Pottery fragment from the 16th cent. found during archaeological excavations in the palace.
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.

Gothic Jakša palace wast built at the end of the 15th cent. next to the southern city walls. The second floor of the palace spans the city walls above which the palace facade was annexed. It is decorated with a Gothic triple lancet window from the workshop of Juraj Dalmatinac, with the coat of arms of the Petrić family and the luminary with a Gothic window. Gothic double lancet window is on the eastern front and the palace has Renaissance windows from the second phase of construction.
 
Location. 43° 10.361′ N, 16° 26.593′ E. Marker is in Hvar, Split-Dalmatia (county), in Hvar (island). Marker is on etra Hektorovica near Dr. Mate Milicica, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hvar, Split-Dalmatia (county) 21450, Croatia.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Walls, 15th cent. (here, next to this marker); St. Mary's Gate (here, next to this marker); Church of the Holy Spirit, 15th cent. (within shouting distance of this marker); City Gate / Porta Badoer
Jakša Palace, 15th cent. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2018
2. Jakša Palace, 15th cent. Marker
An edge on view of the marker is at the right side of the passage.
(within shouting distance of this marker); St. Stephen's square / Piazza, 15th cent. (within shouting distance of this marker); Paladini Palace, lower, 15th - 19th cent. (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named City Walls, 15th cent. (about 90 meters away); Porta Maestra (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hvar.
 
More about this marker. There is only foot traffic inside Hvar's Old Town district.
 
Categories. ArchitectureNotable Buildings
 
Jakša Palace image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2018
3. Jakša Palace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2. submitted on December 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on December 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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