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The Argent Folklore museum is located on the second floor of the Koraes Library, you pay a 2 euro entrance fee. We enjoyed the little folklore museum because we like seeing textiles and costumes of which there were 3 rooms. There are also 2 rooms...More
Lost in another level of book history!!! Wish I could spend a night in, exploring books I could never imagine their existance. A building fool of Hellenic history and glory built in a simple architectural harmony.
I enjoyed my visit to this museum very much. Especially, the big and diverse collection of traditional costumes. There is also a room with portraits of the Argenti family that gives a taste of the noble face of Chios and its history. Highly recommended.
Korai's library is one of the biggest, oldest and most important in Greece.
Visiting its halls we were travelled back in time as the whole building, exhibits and decoration brings you in mind important people and events of the past.
Many of Korai's books are...More