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Vergina is the kind of site that, no matter what you have heard, or read before, once you enter,you are magically tranferred at the right time and place. You realise first hand the true majesty of the macedonian kings and empire, and feel even more...More
Graves of King Filippos the 2nd, father of Great Aleksander and others from royal family of Macedonians. Necropolis is the place next to Macedonian kingdom which shows its Greek origins. The grave of Fillipos 2nd found untouched with all his belongings that putted in the...More
A visit to the museum of the royal Tombs of Aigai in Vergina is a must if staying in Thessaloniki. It is arguably one of the most significant small museums in the world. My wife and I are independent travelers and consistently use public transportation...More
To visit the actual tomb of Phillip II is extraordinary in itself, but this museum must surely score highly on its absolute uniqueness. It is truly one of the most fascinating and innovative museums I've ever been in!. From the outside, it looks like nothing...More
A large area under a roof holds the excavated tombs and objects from around the period of 300BC. A good video in a small theatre just inside the main door explains what you are looking at. Lots of cafes and restaurants between the parking and...More
I'm normally a reluctant visitor to the sites and sights of the ancient world, but this is breathtaking. The workmanship of the 2,300 year old artefacts is quite extraordinary. Gold and ivory, and much more.
A great visit.
The museum of Vergina is highly recommended and is the must see place in Northern Greece. The findings are fantastic and the concept of the museum keeping the initial form of the hill is really innovative. You can spend a couple of hours feeling like...More