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Karya Folklore Museum

Karya 31080, Greece
+30 2645 041590
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Amazing history!

My partner and I visited the Folklore Museum in Karya whilst exploring Lefkada. Quite a walk... read more

Reviewed today
Lannerfalcon
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Just a good trial

In this special area of karya,it is really nice to visit such efforts of combining civilization... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
14nektarios
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Athens, Greece
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“old village” (2 reviews)
“school” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Karya 31080, Greece
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+30 2645 041590
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Reviewed today

My partner and I visited the Folklore Museum in Karya whilst exploring Lefkada. Quite a walk uphill but worth every step and just 2.5 Euros entrance charge! Lots of old working tools on display, which have been preserved for posterity but the upper part and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In this special area of karya,it is really nice to visit such efforts of combining civilization with tourist exhibition of the local art of sweing!!! The owner of the museum needs to encopropate better ways of disposing Maria's made embrodaries!!! He tries a lot but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you manage to find this museum (we accidentally found it, looking for a beach called pefkoulia!!!), definitely worth checking out.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice place,a lot tools perfect old house.the history of maria kouytsoxero is fantastic and lot thinks more

Thank Basilis K
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We spent a couple of hours in the company of a very nice and knowledgable chap who had lived in the museum (it was his home) a most rewarding visit,and we will go again in the future.one note of caution there are a lot of...More

1  Thank Trevor L
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is one of those locations that you will definitely remember for a long time. Everything here is more than you could expect! :) As previous reviews stated, guide command of English is just...during visit you find somewhat lacking but later you realize that he...More

Thank Vladimir32
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Although this place tells you it is open from 9..00 until 21.00, when there is no-one there except a big dog, which was not too friendly, it is hard to actually go in there. In all fairness we were there at the end of the...More

Thank Rachel A
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

A really interesting experience. An old village house, like a Tardis (much bigger on the inside than you think). Run by an old local man and his son. Lots of interest, although the main theme is the history of an unusual style of embroidery. Now...More

Thank TheMirror
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We are still laughing. The landlord is everything - owner, guide, clerk, fan of Maria Koutso Hero and enthusiast. His english abilities equal to five phrases - Maj mader, maj vater, no foto, foto, plis. Despite of these facts we definitely recommed the visit. 4€...More

Thank Kamil T
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The most awkward experience we had here. The owner (a 70ish men) guided us through this private museum. His mother and grand mother - every female in his family - learned here making embroidery stitch. What made it awkward? The guy knows 15 English words...More

1  Thank Zsofia S
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Trevor L
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Whilst the small road from the village does pass the museum entrance there is no dedicated car park and I don't recall whether the road is quite wide enough to park right outside. Depending on your personal mobility issues... More
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