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History Museum
“The Archaeological Museum is on Syntagma Square, in a Venetian building dating back to the 18th century.”
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“The War Museum served as the first military school in Greece. Located on Amalias street. ”
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“The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation "Vasileios Papantoniou" of public benefit was established back in 1974 and is located in Nafplio. Its primary aim is the research, study, demostration and conservation of the Hellenic cultural activity. It is located on King Alexander's 1 street and has been awarded with the European Museum of the Year Main Award (EMYA) in 1981.”
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“The Art Gallery in Nafplio founded in 2004. The building, a courtesy of the Municipality of Nafplio, was restored and equipped museum-like with the aid of the public welfare institution: "Alexandros S. Onasis". The neoclassical building where the gallery is held, houses a collection of works of art dedicated to the liberating cause of the Greeks against the Turks which underlines and provides the aesthetic element to the historic note of the city of Nafplio. The aim of this collection of paintings seeks to glorify the struggles of the Greeks and their ongoing yoke, extracting the realistic element of the cause and escalating them to the sphere of the idealistic.”
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“The Komboloi Museum is an interesting one. It has an impressive collection of worry beads from Asia Minor, Greece, Syria, Egypt, Turkey and Persia that date from 1700 to 1950, all made of various precious and rare materials. Also dont forget to visit : The Peloponnese Folklore Foundation Museum: has a permanent exhibition about Nafplio as it was between 1822-1922.”
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“Just before the declaration of the Greek state as an independent one, in 1840, Ioannis Karonis opens up his own raki-shop in Nafplio. After many phases and given his love for ouzo production, he finds himself equipped with two distillation flasks and ventures out to learn more about the secrets of distillation. In 1869, his venture seems to materialize, since he establishes the distillery house entitled: KARONIS. ioneers, as they have always been, the two Karonis brothers settled their own unit of spirit production, using distilleries and machinery, far beyond the grasp of their time from Germany and France and built themselves a state of the art factory.”
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“The museum in ancient Epidaurous is a place you must visit if you decide to wach a theater performance there. ”
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