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Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History

12th km National Road Ioanninon - Athinon, Bizani 45500, Greece
+30 2651 092128
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We were lost...

This is very impressive. However, if you do not know anything about the recent history of Greece... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
harlemfamily
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NYC, NY
Amazing place!

The museum is definitely worth a visit and the work done there is simply magnificent... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
DVB311
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Piraeus Region, Greece
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12th km National Road Ioanninon - Athinon, Bizani 45500, Greece
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+30 2651 092128
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"his life"
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"very nice place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very impressive. However, if you do not know anything about the recent history of Greece (past ~200 years...) you are not going to learn from this exhibit - hard to understand the basis for all of the positive reviews.... Most of the wax...More

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Κωνσταντίνος Β, Διευθυντής at Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Since such Museums are neither sightseeing or entertainment venues, it is apparent that our informative leaflet was neglected by you (to put it lightly). If truly interested, you could have visited our website, to draw and process ample information about the themes, the unique nature...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The museum is definitely worth a visit and the work done there is simply magnificent. Single-handedly made by one man (Mr Vrellis) who started from zero, and created the building, the statues and the "scenery" for the exhibits. Images and scenes from the recent Greek...More

2  Thank DVB311
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Very interesting wax status and to see how was Greeks life and her history; a nice wax museum, the figures seems very natural.

2  Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

An overview of the local -and not only- greek history, presented with a unique, hair-raising way, that makes you relive the history. The wax characters look so alive, with their eyes so realistic, like they're going to talk to you.

1  Thank rain b
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I strongly recommend it for all of ages. Despite the fact that i am not history fan, it impressed me a lot.!

3  Thank Kostantinos H
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Nicely done but for 6€ per person yo should be able to expext some information from the guide! Even the signs were very unsufficient on information! Wax figures are very well done!

1  Thank Kite-Costa74
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Figures frozen in time. Images and scenes from the recent Greek history of the revolution against the Ottoman and the life under the bloodthirsty vicious tyrant Ali Pasha the Tepelenly. It a very well presented museum filled with wax figures of high quality workmanship. I...More

1  Thank 66Nicolas
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The P.Vrellis museum is the second oldest wax museum in Europe. The wax figures it contains reflect on the greek history, covering the most important periods of it. More specifically, you can find informative representations of the revolution of 1821 till the WWII. Once you...More

1  Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This museum is really amazing and incredible. All done by one artist with very little outside help. A knowledgable guide escorts you through this historical exhibit of scenes of area history. The life-sized wax figures in the tableaux are very realistic and emotionally moving. Not...More

2  Thank VVThanx
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, a must visit during your stay in Ioannina. Travels you through historic events. The excibitions are very well made

1  Thank WhaTsap7
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