Palace Cipiko

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Graham S
Tewantin, Australia3,693 contributions
Reminiscent of Palaces in Venice.
Sep 2019
Having been in Venice only 3 weeks earlier, the appearance could be straight out of the Grand Canal or neighboring areas.
Dated to 1457, this Grand Palace's architecture is quite unique to Trogir, but given the maritime dominance of the Venetian Empire, perhaps not surprising.
I was captivated by the Cathedral opposite in the square, & its magnificently intricate arched doorway.
You look around, there is Palace Cipiko & again it presents with a terrific photo opportunity - so I had a bit of fun with my photos - hope you enjoy!
Written December 14, 2019
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Serene-View
Doncaster, UK1,058 contributions
Lovely Balcony
Oct 2019
As with what others have said the outside looks fantastic and it is a different type of building in Trogir and mixes well with the different types architecture. I loved the balcony outside.
Written October 20, 2019
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Greg
Cambridge, UK5,174 contributions
Romanesque building
Aug 2019 • Couples
This picturesque building dates back to 1457 and can be found opposite the Cathedral and by Trogir’s main square. The carvings exhibit terrific detail and is very popular with many tourists taking photographs. Much of the palace is closed off to the public but the exterior facade was enough for us to appreciate. An informative plaque is found outside.
Written August 13, 2019
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DaisyChain12
Hitchin, UK1,482 contributions
Old residence opposite cathedral
Aug 2019 • Friends
Most of this is closed to the public, but visually the outside is beautiful as are many buildings in Trogir. Worth finding to take pictures of its windows and wall decorations including the Cipiko family coat of arms.
Written August 11, 2019
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Izabela S
Krakow, Poland682 contributions
Kiedyś dwa pałace połączone kładką
May 2019 • Friends
Sprawdziło się to o czym czytałam - elewacje są odnowione natomiast środek woła o pomoc - odrapane klatki schodowe, grzyb. Smutne to wyjątkowo.

Zbudowany w 1457 r. dla rodziny Cipiko, która wówczas była najbogatsza w mieście. Między łukami fasady pałacu znajdują się figury przedstawiające anioły. Dwa z nich trzymają herb rodziny. Na parterze pałacu wisi rzeźba koguta. Jest to trofeum wojenne pochodzące z tureckiego okrętu. (źródło Internet)

The two Cipicco/Ćipiko Palaces, the large and the small one, were created by connecting Romanesque buildings. In the front of the large palace, there is a Gothic triphora, a work of art of Andrea Alessi, and the doors quarried by Ivan Duknović. The Southern portal was made by Niccolò Fiorentino. On the lintel, there are quarried angels wearing leaves with the inscription that in translation means Know thyself. In the small palace, there is a yard with an external stairway and the door of Niccolò Fiorentino as well as a relief with the figure of Alviz Cipiko.
Alviz was a supracomite of the Trogir galleon that, with the name of Woman, participated in the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. According to the tradition, Alviz Cipiko captured and drowned the Turkish ship Rooster under the command of Captain Ali. The figure at the front of the ship, Rooster, held by a firm hand, was brought to Trogir as a war trophy and exhibited in the atrium of Cipiko’s palace, at the place where today there is a cast, while the original is in the permanent exhibition of the Museum of the City of Trogir.
In the library of the Cipiko family, a fragment of the Supper of Trimalchio from the novel Satirikon by Petronius Arbiter was found (nowadays in Paris). The palace nowadays has room for the Folk music of Trogir and the Josip Hatze Music School - DO Trogir. (źródło Internet)
Written June 8, 2019
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Karin and Filip
Eeklo, Belgium2,162 contributions
Very nice Facade
Jun 2018 • Couples
The Cipiko palace is situated opposite to the Cathedral and is an ensemble of remodelled romanesque buildings.
Not open to the public but the Facade is a nice piece of art!
The Southern Portal is decorated with Angels carrying "leaves" with the inscription NOSCE TE IPSVM (Know thyself).
Written May 9, 2019
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Andr3a1o
Zagreb, Croatia974 contributions
Nearby the Cathedral
Mar 2018 • Couples
The south gate of the palace is decorated with the inscription "Nosce te ipsum" which translates to "Meet Yourself".
Written February 5, 2019
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Carol A S
Marietta, GA4,202 contributions
Gothic palace of a wealthy medieval family with beautiful windows
Oct 2018 • Friends
The tall and narrow Cipiko Palace (15th century) faces St. Lawrence Cathedral and the council chamber on Trogir's main square. During the 15th century, Cipiko Palace was the residence of Trogir's most prominent Cipiko family. Through wealth and strategic marriages, Petar and Koriolan Cipiko (father and son) acquired two palaces, occupying the whole western side of the main square. Cipiko wealth, power and connections gave the family great influence in the town's affairs. The palace facade features an intricately carved Gothic triforium (by Andrija Aleši) encasing its upper windows. These three-mullion windows were added in the mid-17th century after the palace complex had been divided between two Cipiko brothers and restored from damage when the Venetian militia used the palaces as a barracks during the Cyprus War. The southern palace portal features medallions of angels by Niccolo (~1470) bearing Koriolan's motto "Nosce te Ipsum" (Know thyself). The northern portal, opposite the cathedral, is by Ivan Duknović, with a gracefully pediment over the door. The palace is not open to the public and is used by the Music School, municipal departments, and part is privately owned. The nearby main square offers restaurants, cafes, ice cream, souvenirs, and shops and is a bustling place almost any time of the day. The square is open to the public at all times, with no entrance fee. The palace and the square are beautifully lit at night.
Written January 23, 2019
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davidandmel
Birmingham, UK1,258 contributions
Gorgeous building
Sep 2018 • Couples
Another lovely building in gorgeous Trogir. The architecture is really pretty - the stone glows beautifully at night
Written September 21, 2018
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Matthew P
London, UK3,138 contributions
Front of the building
Sep 2018 • Couples
Its hard to say something about the front of a building, apart from the fact that its old and shows how buildings can look nice if properly built.

Nothing to write home about.
Written September 12, 2018
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