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St. Nicholas Gate (Porta San Nicola)

St. Nicholas Gate (Porta S. Nicolo) is the most ancient gate of the city surrounded by fort walls. It is located on the northern side of Spianada square, at the base of the walls below the level of the coastal road. It was named after the church of St. Nicholas. At first, the gate was located on the venetian building which once housed the military hospital but no longer exists. The gate façade a’ looks on the sea while façade b’ on the mainland. References / Reference List - Αγοροπούλου – Μπιρμπίλη Α., Η αρχιτεκτονική της πόλεως της Κέρκυρας κατά την περίοδο της Ενετοκρατίας, Αθήνα 1976.
Dark Tourism
Cultural Tourism
Areas of Interest
Venetian Period
It’s a seaside route extending from the Old to the New Fortress
Venetian Rule and the Old Town of Corfu
Narrow passage
Uphill slope
Slippery surface
Slippery surface when raining
Visiting Hours
Public Space. Open area. Open all day.
This photograph has been created by the Laboratory of Interactive Arts of the Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University, in the framework of the project "Digital Tour Guide using Augmented Reality and Holograms"" which is co-funded by the European Union, as part of the Operational Program "Ionian Islands 2014-2020", Integrated Information System: 5031254.

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