Discover Sculpturing

Exploring Culture during Sailing Holidays in Greece

Greece has created some of the most exquisites sculptures of the world. Archaelogical museum of Athens host many reputable ancient sculptures There are, also, many modern sculptures created from the 19th century and then. One of the most famous modern Sculpture Museum is in Paros, Marpissa.


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The archeological museum of Santorini is located at the center of Fira. It hosts a unique collection of sculptures and inscriptions from the Archaic to the Roman period.

The Archaeological Museum of Chania is located in the Catholic Church of Saint Francis, close to the Venetian Harbor of Chania.

The building of the museum is a monument itself due to its great architecture and rich history.

The Archaeological Museum of Lefkada is housed in the newly constructed building of the cultural center of Lefkada, in the center of the town. This museum has a rich collection of many things which cover a large chronological period.

The archeological museum of Paros located in Paroikia was constructed in 1960. The museum hosts findings that were brought to light during excavations in Paros and Antiparos.

The Archaeological Museum of Kea is located in the entrance of Ioulida village near the central square. The building was constructed in 1970 and hosts findings from excavations in the island.

Acropolis Museum

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Museum

The Acropolis museum is located in the center of Athens, in the southeast corner of Acropolis rock and has a total area of 25,000 square meters. It is a brand new museum which was built to host exhibits that were found during the excavations in the Acropolis and were too many to fit in the former small Acropolis Museum.

The Marble Crafts Museum of Tinos is just outside the village of Pyrgos. It presents the history of marble crafting on Tinos from the ancient years until today.

The Archeological museum of Rethymno was founded in 1887. Since 1991 the museum is located in the center of the old town of Rethymno opposite the main entrance of Fortezza.

The Temple of Aphaia

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Monument

The Temple of Aphaia is considered to be one of the architectural wonders of ancient Greece. The architecture of the temple is in the Doric style but an influence of the Ionic culture is prominently seen as well.

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