Corfu Guide


Some of the best museums that definitely deserve a visit in Corfu!
. achilleion palace corfu | Achilleion Palace

Achilleion Palace

Near the village of Gastouri, 10km’s south west of Corfu Town, it was built the Achilleon Palace by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria (known as ‘Sissi’). The statues that surround the palace of Achilleon inspired by ancient Greek mythology. At the outer areas of the palace there are the most valuable statue of the mythological Greek hero, the ‘Dying Achilles’…

. corfu asian art museum | Museum of Asian Art

Museum of Asian Art

At Corfu Town, in the Palace of St. Michael and St. George is the Museum of Asian Art which is unique in Greece and one of the most important of its kind in Europe. It contains some 11.000 exhibits spanning the 11th century BC to the 12th century AD from variety of Asian countries. The greater part of the collection…

. Municipal Art Gallery | Municipal Art Gallery

Municipal Art Gallery

Located in the St. Michael and St. George Palace the Municipal Art Gallery of Corfu established in 1978 and is the only one private institution that exhibits corfiot art. Contains a huge collection of paintings by corfiot artists of 19th century, that were donated. Additional activities: periodic exhibitions, educational programs for students, seminars and lectures.

. antivouniotissa corfu byzantine museum | Byzantine Museum

Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine Museum is located at the center of Corfu Town in the area of Campiello at Arseniou street and it is housed in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Antivouniotissa (Kyra Antivouniotissa). It is one of the city’s oldest and richest ecclesiastical monuments. It is the only church-museum in Greece. Exhibits early Christian sculptures, parts of Byzantine frescoes and…

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