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Revelin Tower (Veliki Revelin), built 1493-1496, is the south side entrance gate to the historic fortified walled city of Korčula on the lovely Croatian Island of Korčula. There was once a drawbridge where the staircase (built in 1863) now stands.

Korčula is the sixth largest Croatian Island. Korčula Town, a miniature Dubrovnik, is a Medieval grid of streets and limestone buildings.

Korčula is the alleged birthplace of the famed explorer Marco Polo.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm
ISO: 200

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Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

Related shots can be found at Croatia or Eastern Meditteranean.

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  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 2 years ago

    Great shot Tom, lovely lead in with the steps.

  • Cheers mate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosabout 2 years ago

    Brilliant capture, Tom..!
    Wonderful colours, compo and depth; well done.

  • Thank you kindly Adri …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 2 years ago

    Veli likey indeed Tom :o)

  • Hehe, cheers mate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherabout 2 years ago

    great catch

  • Thank you kindly Sean …

    – Tom Gomez

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 2 years ago

    Super picture, Tom!

  • Cheers David …

    – Tom Gomez

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandabout 2 years ago

    Interesting place mate.

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thank you kindly Derek …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 2 years ago

    Awesome mateTons of history here…Wish i was there now..All that sun…

  • Cheers mate, I was really impressed with Croatia, it is so beautiful and the history is amazing …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithabout 2 years ago

    A great shot Tom. Good leading lines.

  • Thank you so much Christine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...about 2 years ago

    Nicely captured dear Tom.x

  • Thank you dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

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