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    Folklore Museum of Acharavi

    During its long history, Corfu has been inhabited by people of various civilizations. The lasting remains of all these different cultures have blended beautifully in the long run and have shaped over the centuries the famous Corfiot tradition and the special identity of our local civilization. In Folklore museum of Read more [...]

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    Capodistrias Museum

    This museum, dedicated to the Corfiot Count Ioannis Capodistrias, first governor of the modern Greek state, is situated at Koukouritsa, near the village of Evropouloi. Capodistrias excelled as a diplomat and later Foreign Minister of Russia in the early nineteenth century. He was born and spent the years of his Read more [...]

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    Achilleion

    The Achilleion summer palace was built in the late 19th century on a lush green hill near the village of Gastouri, nine kilometers south of Corfu Town. It was commissioned by Empress Elizabeth of Austria (better known as Sissi), to be built in the neoclassical style on plans by the Read more [...]

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    “Donatos Paipetis” Olive Museum

    The “Donatos Paipetis” Olive Museum is located at the village of Kynopiastes, eight kilometers to the west of Corfu Town. From the nineteenth century until 1970 it was a traditional olive press owned by the Paipetis family. Visitors may see now the large collection of tools and machinery used in Read more [...]

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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 [...]