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Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia

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A small museum

Museum highlights the styles and comparisons of door frames and building decor from one regime to... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Victoria, Canada
Informative and well designed. And air-conditioned!

We enjoyed this small museum not only for the chance to escape a hot day, but for the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Kim V
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7 May 2018
“Small Collection”
22 Oct 2016
“A small museum”
Elkomenou Christou Square, Monemvasia, Monemvasia Municipality, Greece
+30 2732 061403
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

One room collection. Quite interesting, however. Cost us €1 each. Happy to support the village. Great air conditioning.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Museum highlights the styles and comparisons of door frames and building decor from one regime to another with reuse of marble from Byzantine times through Turkish and Venetian occupations of Monemvasia.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

You will find in this lovely litle museum stones of greek antiquity found in the fortress and surroundings, columns, nice objects, presented in one room.; the way around is very nice, for the view and the charm of this little small streets where you can...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 20 October 2016

There are some interesting exhibits here but on a nice day I would skip it to enjoy the ambience of the outdoor squares, gardens and cafes.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bass74
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We enjoyed this small museum not only for the chance to escape a hot day, but for the opportunity to venture inside its beautifully restored building and learn more about the old city. I particularly appreciated the displays which showed how marble architectural elements get...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kim V
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Cute little collection housed in a historic building - well worth the visit to find out more about Monemvasia!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The whole castle rock is just a unique place to be. Just imagine a huge rock by the seaside, and on the top of it a whole castle village. Full of lanes, castle houses, churches, restaurants, hotels, coffee and wine bars. An experience that you...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Nikos K
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I recommend to friends and visitors to start here wondering in Monemvasia with a visit to the Museum. It is small but gives an excellent introduction to the rich history of the Byzantine city

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Byron V
Reviewed 20 February 2016

If you love museums and archeological stuff, then go and visit. There are not much to see and its not free.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank DenG123
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This little museum illustrates in a limited space the historical wealth of Monemvasia. For a first comer it is a must; it will help appreciate the whole Byzantine settlement

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Byron V
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