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- The Cave of Perama, Ioannina, is located in the southern hills of Goritsa hill, at the highest point of the center of Perama village, ten meters higher than the middle level of Lake Pamvotis and at an altitude of 480 meters. His feet are washed by Lake Pamvotis Ioannina, which became famous with the legend of Kyra-Frosini and Ali Pasha. Geographic data The flat plain of the basin develops around Lake Pamvotis and is surrounded by successive mountains and highlands. Its highest points are to the northwest, with Mount Mitsikeli (1811 m high) dominating, while the lower ones are east and south. In the center, located between the southern slopes of Mitsikeli, the hills of the city and the hill of Kastritsa, the lake of Ioannina is formed. Around Mitsikeli is Driskos (1278 m) with its eastern ends leading to the valley of Arachthos, Aetorrachi (1078 m.), Which develops between Arachthos and the hills of Avgous, Prophet Elias (1076 m), Megali Tsouka (1173 m above sea level) above Kosmira, Marmara (879 m), Tsouka (781 m high) and Pentalonia (al. 840 meters). The lake was previously communicating through a natural grove with Lake Lapis, in the northwestern part of the basin, which was drained during the 1950s to create the Lapista plain. Many limestone hills form a special landscape, linked to historic sites, such as Castricca, Bizani, Perama Cave and Gardenia Kastri. Geologically, the area belongs to the Ionian zone with limestones dominating. Occasionally, minimum bladder zones are encountered. The main water body of the area is Lake Pamvotis, which flows through several streams of the basin. The climate of the region is that of the mild Mediterranean type, with too many rains, frequent fogs and dry summer. In the mountainous areas of the region the climate becomes more rough with a lot of snowfall in the winter.
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- Open: 1 April – 31 October: Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Last admission: 3:30 p.m.) Tuesday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.) Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.) 1 November – 31 March: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Last admission: 4:30 p.m.) Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.) Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.) Closed: 1 January, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 1 May, 25 and 26 December Admission: General admission fee: 5 euros The Acropolis Museum, the most important in the world, includes unique masterpieces, mostly original works of the archaic and classical Greek art, directly related to the sacred rock of the Athenian Acropolis. They are freely votive sculptures, and architectural ensembles of sculptures that decorated the buildings erected in different historical periods of the Acropolis. On its exhibitions even votive and reliefs, clay objects like vases, statuettes and reliefs as well as other kinds of miniature bronze votive figurines and utensils are included. A part of the sculptures of bronze objects and pottery, was transferred from the National Archaeological Museum where they were kept. The inscribed equipment (dedications bases, honorary decrees, lists of offerings of the goddess Athena, building inscriptions of the Erechtheion) transferred from Epigraphical Museum and currencies ('' treasures '') from the Numismatic Museum. Important is the gap in the Acropolis Museum of original sculptures of the Parthenon, located in European museums and collections University (British Museum, the Louvre, etc.). The Acropolis Museum and its activities are closely tied to the archaeological site and the restoration works carried out in the monuments of the rock and the slopes of the Acropolis.
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- Open: Winter: From the 1st of November until the 31 of March: 8:30-15:00 The Aegean Maritime Museum is a non-profit institution. It was founded in 1983 and in 1985 it opened its doors to the public, on the island of Mykonos. The goal of the museum is the preservation, promotion and study of the Greek maritime history and tradition, and in particular the evolution and activities of the merchant ship, chiefly in the historic region of the Aegean Sea. The founder and chairman of the Museum's board of Trustees, the Myconian George M. Drakopoulos has been honoured for the foundation of the Museum with the Athens Academy Award and with the World Ship Trust's Award for Individual Achievement. In the museum's garden lie reproductions of ancient marble gravestones from the islands of Myconos and Delos, dealing with shipwrecks and sailors who were lost at sea. The Aegean Maritime Museum was the first museum in Greece that rescued and restored living historical exhibits to operate as they were originally designed and built: The "Armenistis" lighthouse (built in 1890), the "perama" type sailing ship "Evangelistria" (built in 1940) and the cable-laying ship "Thalis o Milesios" (built in 1909). The "Armenistis" lighthouse operates again in the Museum's garden, in Mykonos, while "Evangelistria" and "Thalis o Milesios" are berthed at the Hellenic Navy's Museum wharf at the Paleo Phaliro marina. The Aegean Maritime Museum participates in international conferences and exhibitions, as well as in the festivities of the Hellenic Navy for the "Maritime Week". It has also developed a significant publishing activity in the area of the Greek maritime history.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail10, Enoplon Dinameon Str., Mykonos - Cyclades2108125547
- Open: Winter: From the 1st of November until the 31 of March: 8:30-15:00 Summer: From the 1st of April until the 31 of October: 8:30-15:00 Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The permanent exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Aiane includes finds from the ancient city of Aiane and its greater territory, as well as finds from the rescue excavations conducted during the construction of the national and regional roads in the Prefecture of Kozani (Egnatia Road, Kozani-Ptolemais-Niki National Road, Rymnio-Kozani National Road). The exhibits date from prehistory to Roman times (6000 BC-second century AD). Exhibition Units - The history of Upper Macedonia, Elimiotis and Aiane (Room A) - The ancient city on the hill of Megali Rachi (Room B) - Everyday life - The Archaic and Classical cemeteries - Statues, stelai and architectural elements - The Hellenistic and Roman cemeteries
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- Open: Tuesday-Friday: 09.00-13.00 Saturday: 10.00-13.00 Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The Ecclesiastical Museum of the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupoli houses the collection of religious objects collected from temples and monasteries of the ecclesiastical province of the relevant diocese. The bulk of the works dates back to the 18th and 19th century. Few are the exhibits, mainly incunabula and few icons, dating from the 15th-16th-17th century.
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- Open: Tuesday-Sunday 9.00-16.00. Monday closed. Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The Archaeological Museum of Amfissa showcases finds from Amfissa and other sites in the Prefecture of Phocis, dating from the Bronze Age to the Early Byzantine period, which illustrate fully the ancient history of region. The permanent collection of the Archaeological Museum of Amfissa contains finds from the city of Amfissa and other sites in the Prefecture of Phocis, which in ancient times belonged to the territory of Western Lokris, Aetolia, Phocea, Oitaia and to that of the Dorians. These finds date from the Early Bronze Age to Late Antiquity (2800 BC-sixth century BC). Exhibition Units - Archaeological finds from Kirra (Ground floor, Space A) - Archaeological finds from Kallio (Ground floor, Space B) - Archaeological finds from various sites of ancient Phocis and West Lokris (Ground floor, Space C) - Archaeological finds from Amfissa (First floor) - Coinage-exchange (First floor, Small room) - Inscriptions and mosaics (Courtyard)
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mailKECHAGIA Str. - Fokida2265023344
- Open: Winter: From November 1st to March 31st: 08:30-15:00 The Collection will be closed until 31-3-2015 due to lack of personnel. Summer: The Collection remains closed due to lack of personnel. Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The Archaeological-Folklore Collection entitled "Nape, city of Lesvos" was launched in September 2001 on the ground floor of the Elementary School of Nape. The space allotted by the Community to ensure the protection and promotion of the ancient architectural parts that were previously scattered in the rural region of Nape, but also to highlight the tradition of the region through everyday utilitarian objects of the villagers . With the creation of the Collection the long-term desire of the Community residents to keep ancient relics in their remote village was satisfied, so he upgraded culturally and economically. Furthermore, the presentation of ancient and traditional items on the same site highlights the history and continuity of cultural heritage from antiquity to modern times. Exhibition Units 1) Archaeological Collection. 2) Folklore Collection. Exhibits report by themes: 1) Wind capitals unfluted flywheels and bases of columns archaic from trachyte stone, from the rural region of Nape. 2) Traditional everyday utensils, tools, costumes, animal parts from donations of the residents of Nape.
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- Open: Information at tel. +30 22750 31300 The Archaeological Collection of Agios Kirikos includes over 200 findings identified in the region, but also on the seabed. Among them, the visitor has the opportunity to see significant exhibits from the Archaic and Classical period, such as vases, columns, stone and bronze tools, preserved amphorae, found on the seabed, pedestals, etc. Columns, clay pots, tools, weapons and personal belongings. However, the most important exhibit is "Embossed Sanctuary" funerary relief of archaic and early classical periods, local artists work.
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- Open: Sunday: 08:30-15:00 Daily (except Mondays): on request The archaeological collection of Elatia includes findings from excavations in western Lokris, called northeastern Phokis in ancient times. In that area, along the Kifissos river basin, thirteen towns where situated, Erochos, Charadra, Lilea, Tithronion, Drimea, Amfiklia, Tritis, Pediis, Neonas, Tithorea, Elatia, Ledon and Parapotamii. On the eastern side, near Opountia Lokris border, there are cities of Yampolis and Avai, wlile close to the Boeotian border lied the towns of Davlia, Panopeus and Amvrossos. Amongst all towns of Fhokis, Elatia seems to have been the most influential over the ancient times, apparently due to its location and its role as a link in the trading route between Thermopylae and Chaeronea. The data available regarding the geometric and archaic periods are very few. However, the appears to be thriving during Hellenistic and Roman periods. It is considered to have been the largest town in Phokis at the time.
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- Open: Winter: 08:30-15:00 Summer: Daily: 08:00-15:00 Sat / Sun: 08:00-18:00 In Kozani Archaeological Collection findings are kept from all over the county and can be grouped into two main themes: a) Traditions findings, meditation and excavations, which were introduced in the collection until 1980. More important is that all the classic Kozani cemetery. The findings in this section dating from prehistoric to Roman times. b) Tradition, meditation and excavation findings, which were introduced in the collection from 1980 and onwards. Most important sets of the second section from rescue, surface and excavations of prehistoric settlements of the Valley of the Yellow Lake, to rescue, surface and excavations in the Valley of the average flow of Aliakmon - pond Polyfytos and excavations at several archaeological sites in the prefecture of Kozani. The findings date from the earliest Neolithic to Roman times.
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- Open: The collection is closed to the public. The Archaeological Collection of Lidoriki falling by the Tenth Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, was founded to highlight the findings of the city of Kallio from the Geometric to the early Christian times. The findings from excavations and traditions and with the walls of it is that remains today of the ancient city of East Aetolia. The exhibition of the finds of beauty is particularly important because the building today remains flooded by the waters of the artificial lake of Mornos. The exhibition is housed in the preserved stone building of the old school building (measuring 24,13 x 7,50 m.) And grows in both halls and the courtyard of the building. In the first room presented exhibits from the Geometric to Roman times and mostly the findings from the so-called "house file", a mansion house eminent Kallipolis as pottery, bronze and iron parts of the wooden doors and clay sealings that guaranteed the written in papyrus documents. On the wall are hung pieces with motifs of the mosaic Roman bath. In the second room are inscribed mosaic floor-Christian basilica and small tombs from the Late Roman period. In the courtyard of the building exposed stone inscriptions save important information about the city's history.
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- Open: Closed to the public. The Archaeological Collection of Neapolis was created before World War II and within two years included around 1000 items, found mostly in the area of Mirambello and in other sites of the Prefecture. During the Italian rule, thanks to the efforts of Emm. Mavroeidis (then ektaktos curator of Antiquities) the Collection was protected in the underground of the Club. Today it is housed in a building ceded to the Ministry of Culture by the Ministry of Health and the Municipality. The Collection is temporarily closed to the public. It includes: - Finds from the excavations of the French School of Archaeology at Elounta (1937) - Finds from the excavations of the French School of Archaeology at Hellenika (1937) - Finds from the excavations of the French School of Archaeology at Dreros (1937) - Finds from the excavations of Emm. Mavroeidis at a Late Minoan tomb in Tourloti, near Seteia - Finds from the excavations of Emm. Mavroeidis at a Hellenistic tomb at Kalo Chorio (ancient Istrona), - Finds from the area of Mirambello, collected or given to the Ephorate -Antiquities collected by the Italian forces from Aghios Nikolaos (ancient Lato pros Kamara) and other areas of the Prefecture - Numismatic collection (coins given by citizens)
Category: MUSEUMSNeapolis, Agios Nikolaos - Lasithi2842028721
- Open: Monday-Sunday:08:30-15:00 For further information, please contact wih the Ephorate of Antiquities of Xanthi (+30 25410 51003, +30 25410 51783). Tickets: Free admission. The exhibition includes objects found in the ancient city and its cemeteries and covers the period from the 7th century BC until the 12th century AD. Its main objective is educational. It mainly displays the daily life of the ancient Avdirites through the objects used by ordinary people in their daily activities. The exhibition is structured thematically. Each module includes all objects from the city life periods arranged according to their use. Each module is divided into thematic sub-groups: I. Public Life (Religion, Administration, Military Activity, Coinage) II. Private Life (Professional and Building Activities, Trade, Crafts and workshops, Domestic chores, Clothes-grooming, Children's life) III. Burial Customs (Graves, Burial signals, Graves Representations). In this way it presents the evolution of the city and gradual changes in the residents' lives and on the construction of the objects themselves become apparent. Illustrative texts, photographs, drawings, maps and diagrams provide additional information to the visitor.
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- Open: Winter: From November 1 to March 31: 08:30-15:00 Summer: From July 1 to October 31 Monday: closed Tuesday - Sunday: 08:00 to 19:30 Tickets: Full: €3, Reduced: €2 The Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos was created to exhibit finds from eastern Crete which until then were transported to the Museum of Heraklion. The exhibition has not been finalized yet, but does cover a huge period from the Neolithic Age to the end of the Greco-Roman period. Visitors can follow the evolution of art in the region through representative samples of various styles and eras. Largest and most important groups are the offerings from the Early Minoan cemetery of Aghia Fotia, near Sitia (3000-2300 BC) in the first room and the findings from the palace of Mallia brought to light by the investigations of the French Archaeological School, in the fourth room. Most famous object is considered the libation vessel that became known as the "Goddess of Myrtos".
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- Open: Tuesday - Sunday: 08:00-15:00. Monday closed. Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €8, Reduced: €4 The Archaeological Museum of Agrinion was founded in the 1960s and housed in a building which was built with a donation of brothers Papastratos who dealt with tobacco trade in the early 20th century. The Papastratos brothers cared for their hometown and offered to it in numerous projects, including the Archaeological Museum of the city. The museum was opened in 1969 and has been operating in the same building until today. The large number of archaeological sites of the prefecture always supplied the museum with new findings. The Archaeological Museum of Agrinion is located at the southeast corner of Papastratos park, next to the old Papastratos Library. Half the building housed the Municipal Library and the other half the museum. Now the entire building is housing the Museum and both Incorporated halls of the Library serve as a workshop and warehouse. The Museum's collections are being exhibited in the small hall and two rooms, and include pottery, tools, metal objects, tombstones and sculptures from various places of the county. In other words, the Museum contains the cultural treasures of the wider area of the region, dating from the Neolithic Age (7000 BC) to the late Roman period (4th century AD).
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- Open: Tuesday-Sunday : 08.00-15.00 Monday : Closed Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €5, Reduced: €3 Valid for three (3) days The Museum is developed on the eastern side of the building, in six rooms, which presents findings from the Neolithic to the Late Geometric period. The findings come mainly from the town of Aigion and other ancient cities of Aigialeia (Aigeira, Kyrenia, Rypes etc.) but also by smaller unidentified ancient settlements in the area.
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- Open: 8:30-15:00 except Monday. Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The Archaeological Museum of Almyros is a neoclassical building, It was founded in 1910 and began operating in 1925. After spending many adventures xanaleitourgei remodeled since 1998 and includes findings from part of Thessaly, in historical times called Achaia Fthiotida.I report of ancient objects organized into three rooms: hall Fthiotidas Thebes (Archaic town near Mikrothives, held the first place among the cities of the region), the room with vases, figurines, tools, arms, jewelry, small objects of prehistoric and Iron Age and the hall with artifacts from the Hellenistic city of Alos in the current position Kefalosi Almyrou, while to the right of the entrance houses the valuable library Filarchaiou Company Almyrou “Othrys” with rare books of historical and archaeological content.
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- Open: Summer: From 01/04 to 31/10 operates from 08:00-20:00 Winter: From 01/11 to 31/03 operates daily (except Mondays) from 8:30-15:00 The Museum of Amphipolis is a versatile set of premises and human resources with many different functions in relation to the protection and enhancement of antiquities. In Museum exhibition one can know the history of the ancient city and the immediate area. In warehouses and laboratories ensure the safekeeping and maintenance is performed and the study of the findings archaeological excavations brought to light. In the exhibition hall, the lobby, the silver reliquary exposed and gold wreath of olive leaves found in a cist grave, where you are now built the museum. The exhibition is organized in chronological and thematic sections: I) Prehistory II) Early Historical Period III) Classic and Hellenistic Period IV) Roman Period V) Early Christian times VI) Byzantine times
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- Open: Winter: From 1/11 to 31/3, 08:00-15:00 (Mondays closed) Summer: From 3/4 to 30/4, 08:00-19:00 From 2/5 to 30/9, 08:00-20:00 From 1/10 to 15/10, 08:00-19:00 From 16/10 to 31/10, 08:00-18:00 Free admission: 6/3, 18/4, 18/5, 5/6, 28/10 last weekend of September, 1st Sunday of each month from 1/11 until 31/3 Tickets: Full: €6, Reduced: €3 Tickets for both the Museum and the Archaeological Site. Discount tickets (3€) for special categories of visitors. The Classical Gallery will remain closed from 27/1/2014 until 31/12/2014 due to re- exhibition works. Special ticket package: Full: €6, Reduced: €3 The Museum is located in the centre of the archaeological site of ancient Corinth, in the middle of the modern, homonymous village, on the northern slope of Acrocorinth. It was built in 1931-1932, with the initiatie of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, designed by W. Stuart Thompson, thanks to the donation of Ada Small Moore. In its galleries finds currently exhibited, attest the continuous habitation of the area as well, while others are originated from selected archaeological sites of the Corinthia, from prehistoric times until the Byzantine period, are exhibited. Today, visitors can visit the Prehistoric and Roman Galleries, as well as the Asklepieion Gallery, where votive objects related to the healing power of the god are exhibited. In the Atrium, one can also admire a collection of Roman statues, sculpture and ancient inscriptions in both Greek and Latin, as well as finds from the Late Roman Jewish Synagogue of the city. The Classical Gallery is temporarily closed due to its re-exhibition, along with the exhibition of the East Gallery. The project is funded by ESPA 2007-2014 and excecuted by the 37th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Corinthia.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mailAnchient Corinth - Corinthia2741031207,2741031480
- Open: Winter: (1 November until 31 March 2015) 8:00-15.00 Friday, Sunday 09:00-16:00. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Wednesday : closed. Summer: (5th of August till 31st of October 2015) 09:00-16:00 Tuesday-Sunday Closed on Mondays Tickets: Full: €3, Reduced: €2 The Archaeological Museum of Andros was designed by Stamos Papadakis and built in 1981 with a donation of the Basil and Eliza Goulandris Foundation. It contains the following collections: Finds from the Geometric settlement at Zagora Sculptures dating from the Archaic to the Roman period A collection of inscriptions Sculptures of the Proto-byzantine and Byzantine periods
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