Korcula - Korcula - Cathedral of Saint Marc

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Korcula - Cathedral of Saint Marc

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Old town, Korcula, Croatia
30 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Let's explore the interior of one of the most important buildings in the old town of Korčula where a work made by Tintoretto is the main altarpiece. Situated at the very top of the town and right on the center of it! St. Marc's Cathedral is the most attractive gothic-renaissance building in the old town of Korčula. It was built by local stonemasons for 200 years from the 14th to the 16th with the support of Italian masters. The most famous local stonemason was Marko Andrijić whose masterpieces are in the upper part of the bell tower and the ciborium above the high altar in the central nave, dedicated to St. Mark, the patron saint of Korčula. The gothic main portal was built by the Italian master, Bonino da Milano. The southern lateral nave is dedicated to St. James, while the northern one is to St. John, with the adjacent St. Rocco chapel. All main official church ceremonies are held in this cathedral, from weddings, baptisms, confirmations to first communions. During summertime, it's where concerts of classical music are held and in September traditionally the opening of the baroque music festival that hosts musicians from all over the world. Choirs and A-cappella groups much appreciate the ambience and acoustics of the Cathedral when the music takes over the center of the town. Join Andrea and discover the interior of Saint Marc's Cathedral in Korcula, listen to some legends and learn about the main saint protectors of her town.


Meet Andrea

Andrea

Andrea transmits with love and passion the facts and stories that she has learned from all generations and sources about her town. Every day life and traditions are kept through her stories. She has been working in tourism for three decades so has experience with guests from all continents and religions. Born in Belgrade in former Yugoslavia but is a Croatian by nationality, a mixture that makes richer in spirit and soul. Join Andrea in a relaxed and welcoming ambience of a well preserved medieval fortress of Korčula. She will give you just the right amount of details to keep your attention but will be ready to answer to all your questions.,Allwas smiling and ready for interraction with guests her answers will be as interesting and exciting as the facts that she will transmit to you about the secrets of her town & island .


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Korcula with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Korcula. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


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