Fortress and market in Korcula old town on Korcula island, Croatia.
Korcula is an island in South Dalmatia. Korcula old town is the most historical town on Korcula island. Centre of town Korcula is built on a small peninsula. The Fortress was developing rapidly, from the 13th century when the statute was proclaimed. The fortress surrounding the town was controlling sea traffic of galleys and sailing boats in the past. In the 16th century Korcula fortress could take 6000 inhabitants.