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Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi

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Very informative

The museum is in one of the old tobacco mansions. If learning about history and culture then I... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Guildford, United Kingdom
One of the most complete museums of its kind

I have a special interest in museums and this is extremely interesting for its exhibits and the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Athens, Greece
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22 Dec 2017
“Very informative”
20 May 2017
“One of the most complete museums of its kind”
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7 Adika Giagou | Old Town of Xanthi, Xanthi 671 00, Greece
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The museum is in one of the old tobacco mansions. If learning about history and culture then I recomend this museum. There are some picturesque streets and houses nearby. Also some nice cafés, restaurants, antique shops etc.

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

I have a special interest in museums and this is extremely interesting for its exhibits and the history of Xanthi. It is very well arranged with the main rooms showing life of a bourgeois family at the turn of the 20th century and the basements...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

A necessary visit if one is interested in the history of this city. The guided tour is most interesting and complete.

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This beautiful old building, once the home of two sons of a wealthy tobacco merchant, has been restored to some of its previous glory. It's on three levels and, apart from showing how the family would have lived, it also has displays of spinning and...More

1  Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is one of the most beautiful folklore & historical museums I have ever been to. The building has been completely renovated and all citizens of Xanthi have contributed with their donations for the creation of this museum. Certainly worth visiting.

1  Thank Nassos_Economou
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Very complete collection, I learned quite a lot about history, tradition and life in this Tracian town. Acceptable price too.

1  Thank iuliatraductrix
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Next to city's main entertainment area you will find interesting things for the Thracian and local Greek tradition like dresses, accessories etc.

1  Thank Emmanouil Z
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The building is well maintained and there are beautiful murals on the walls.The staff is very friendly and they will help you out with any questions.

1  Thank anastasia p
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Well displayed rooms which also showed the wealth in the region at that time. It also portrays history and worth a visit.

1  Thank siewmr
Reviewed 1 November 2015

l spent the morning visiting this attraction, if you like antiquity and history you must visit this place, l was amazed as to how well maintained this building is and how inviting the staff are, very ready to tell you the story around the contents...More

1  Thank papas1983
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