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Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou' - CLOSED

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A delightful and unexpected treat

We stumbled on this little gem of a museum this afternoon. While I recognized some of the artist's... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2015
Maria L
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Athens
An inside look at Old Athens - the house of a much loved artist

This is one of those experiences that I am so grateful to other travellers who have pointed the way... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2015
Maria K
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Athens, Greece
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29 May 2015
“A delightful and unexpected treat”
24 Feb 2015
“An inside look at Old Athens - the house of a much loved artist”
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THE MUSEUM CLOSED IN 2016. Former home and studio of the artist, the Museum "Atelier Spyros Vassiliou" is located a few steps from the Acropolis entrance. Spyros Vassiliou lived and worked from his home from 1957 until his death in 1985. He is one...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| Acropolis, Athens 117 42, Greece
Thissio / Makriyanni
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+30 21 0923 1502
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

It is difficult to write a review of an attraction like the Spyros Vassiliou Atelier. If you know and like Spyros Vassiliou’s work, you will like this modest museum very much. If not, you might still enjoy it if modern non-abstract art appeals to you....More

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Reviewed 29 May 2015

We stumbled on this little gem of a museum this afternoon. While I recognized some of the artist's works, I can't say that I knew anything about him before this. But after visiting his charming home and seeing his impressive array of art and commercial...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This is one of those experiences that I am so grateful to other travellers who have pointed the way for me in the past. It is basically the house of a well known Greek artist called Spyros Vassiliou who both captured the beauty of Athens...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 22 January 2015

This lovely little art gallery is situated in a small, quiet street very close to the Acropolis. Spiros Vassiliou's work is sensitively displayed on two floors. Spiro's granddaughter runs the gallery and as well as giving an interesting introduction is on hand to answer any...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Someone in Technopolis recommended we head to the Spyros Vassiliou gallery and I am glad we made the trip. Hidden away down a residential street, the artists former house and studio has been turned into a museum by his family to celebrate one of Greece's...More

Thank laura c
Reviewed 28 October 2012

It is difficult to write a review of an attraction like the Spyros Vassiliou Atelier. If you know and like Spyros Vassiliou’s work, you will like this modest museum very much. If not, you might still enjoy it if modern non-abstract art appeals to you....More

2  Thank Olearius
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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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