Tag: Town

Places near or in the Corfu Town

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    Music Museum “Nikolaos Halikiopoulos Mantzaros”

    On 12th September of 1840 a group of Corfiots signed the founding proceeding of Corfu Philharmonic Society. This educational and concert organization, under the artistic superintendence initially of Nikolaos Halikiopoulos Mantzaros and later of other important composers of the Ionian Islands (such as Domenikos Padovanis, Dionysios Rodotheatos and Dimitrios Andronis) Read more [...]

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    Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank

    In the Museum, which is situated on the first floor of the historic building that housed the first Branch of the Ionian Bank in Corfu, visitor can see all issues that were circulated by the editorial banks and beyond, throughout the history of the modern Greek State. The Collection includes Read more [...]

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    Antivouniotissa (Byzantine) Museum

    The Museum of Antivouniotissa is housed in the former church of the Holy Mother of God Antivouniotissa, one of the oldest and richest religious monuments in Corfu, which was build before the end of the 15th century.Its collection includes icons and other works both by well-known and anonymous artists in Read more [...]

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    Serbian Museum

    This museum displays material that sheds light on the tragedy of the Serbian army in the First World War. Following the disintegration of their front against Austrian and German forces in the autumn of 1915, the ragged remnants of the army, some 150,000 people, found refuge on Corfu.

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    Archaeological Museum of Corfu

    The exhibits here offer proof of local civilization from the Palaeolithic Age to later antiquity. The impressive Archaic-Age (590-580 bc) stone pediment of Artemis Gorgo comes from the west side of the goddess’s great temple at Palaeopolis. Tombstone monuments such as the lion of Menekrates (6th c. bc), funeral gifts, Read more [...]

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    Casa Parlante

    Casa Parlante is a unique museum: it brings history to life and lets the visitor breathe it in. In the unique architectural setting of a classical mansion in the historic Old Town of Corfu, through animated figures, using robotic technology, and the perfect reproduction of décor and furnishing, Casa Parlante Read more [...]

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    Museum of Poet Dionysios Solomos

    It is the residence where our national poet Dionysios Solomos lived from 1828 until 1857. It is used as a museum and the headquarters of the Corfiot Studies Society. Among the exhibits there are various mementos and relics, such as personal items of the poet, handwritten documents, and also portraits Read more [...]

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    Museum of Asian Art

    The Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George houses the Corfu Museum of Asian Art, the only one of its kind in Greece, solely dedicated to the art and antiquities of the Far East and India. It was founded in 1928 as the Museum of Sino-Japanese Art, following the donation Read more [...]