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it is something different to see and must see

really beautiful museum in nafplio must all go and take a beautiful present for their family or... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Pete D
fascinating collection of komboloi (worry beads)

This tiny museum/ shop has an amazing collection of komboloi, which are closely associated with the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Theodore V
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26 Staikopoulou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The grumpy lady behind the desk seemed very annoyed that we wanted to visit the museum. The museum didn’t have much meaning without explanation, which other reviewers seem to have received. I’m sure it’s an interesting collection, I wish I knew why. And I wish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pennae
Reviewed 30 August 2018

really beautiful museum in nafplio must all go and take a beautiful present for their family or friends really unique !!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

This tiny museum/ shop has an amazing collection of komboloi, which are closely associated with the town of Nafplio. There was a great collection of pure amber beads as well as from many other materials. Worth a 20 minute visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Theodore V
Reviewed 29 March 2018

A small, easily accessible Museum in the center of Old City Nafplion, requiring a small entrance fee. Very nice display of various types of traditional “worry beads” and their historical significance. A gift shop on the main floor offers the opportunity to purchase souvenirs.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Visited here today. Beautiful little museum and shop. The museum gave lots of information on the worry beads and had very old amber ones. We looked forward to this museum after reading about it. We were able to buy beautiful beads in the shop.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank sjsk
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I was expecting a bit more explanation and detailed history at the museum. The display is extensive, and they do cover the different materials that have been used to make the komboloi, but I left wanting more info.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank katiebbkatie
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very small museum that features Komboloi or worry beads. For 2 euro you can go in and get a little tour. It's something a little different.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It is a place where you can get information about semi precious stones and more than this. There is also a gift shop.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank kpapai
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a solo traveler who ended up in Nafplio. I was walking around the Old Town, looking for things to do, when I came across the museum. Now, I don't know ANYHING about kolomboi, but I thought I'd go in and check it out since...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank AshtonHall
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Most tourists will skip this gem of a museum/shop. But if you have the least interest in the Greek cultural institution of komboloi (worry-beads), step in and let the family owners show you around. You can even purchase your own set of beads, including ones...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Mark W
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