Sights of Interest in Greece
Municipal Gallery of Athens13-02-2013 15:02The museum is situated on 51 Piraeus str. on Koumoundourou Square, a neoclassical building built on 1875.
It housed the city nursery until 1977 and in 1982 it was renovated in order to become a gallery.
The municipal collects has items from 1923 and the main part was acquired by the Municipality of Athens in 1930 – 1940.
Today it contains more than 2.500 works of art from famous artists such as Iakovidis, Parthenis, Gounaropoulos, Engonopoulos, Moralis, Papaloukas and others.
Furthermore you can find some sculptures by Philipotis, Bonanos, Tompros, Araptis and others . Very interesting are also many engravings by Tassos, Kefallinos and Katraki.
A part of these collection is on permanent display but there are always temporary exhibitions also.
You can visit the Municipal Gallery Monday to Friday 09:00 – 13:00 & 17:00 – 20:00 and on Sundays 09:00 – 13:00 and the entrance is free.
It opened in 2004 and soon became one of the favourite dining spots in Santorini. It is called Metaxy mas which means.. between us, but it is not a secret any more that this restaurant has a rich menu with almost 40 different dishes and appetizers based on traditional Greek cuisine.
The Marmita Restaurant is now a part of the history of Santorini, since it has been operating in Megalochori since 2004. From 2013 it s been running under the observation of new owner Giannis Manikas and the sense of renewal is obvious.
More than just a famous tourist destination, Santorini boasts a romantic scene where you can have some really memorable moments with your partner. The time when the sun sets deep down to the Aegean Sea and the sky gets these amazing orange colors is the best to enjoy a cocktail. One of the best places to do so is the Classico bar restaurant in the capital of Fira.
We have been choosing Parea Tavern for our meals and dinners for 14 years! Every time someone from Touristorama travels to the island of Santorini, he enjoys authentic Greek cuisine at the terrace of this restaurant in the heart of Fira. And we are not the only ones. Thousands of tourists include it among their favorites on the volcanic island.
Explore the fascinating volcanic island of Santorini the way you want it yourself! Enjoy a unique accommodation experience, with huge doses of privacy and luxury by choosing to stay in Incognito Villa.
Touristorama has been travelling all around Greece and its islands for over a decade. This year, during our trip to Naxos, the biggest of the Cyclades complex, we discovered an interesting spot, perfect for your night out on the island… which is what we do best: finding the best places and then propose you should visit them! Prime is a Scandinavian Bar, located on a privileged position in Chora of Naxos, opposite the port. It’s been operating for 21 years and enjoys a great fame to both foreign and local tourists.
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