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Idolio

Eleftheriou Venizelou 66, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
00302897024596
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Ranked #2 of 7 Shopping in Hersonissos
Type: Specialty Shops
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Watford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A wonderful little gem in the among tourist shops along the main road of Hersonissos. Idolio Gallery has so many different items crammed into the store you could spend all afternoon just wandering looking at all the different items they have. There are antique Byzantine icons, bronze, glass, stones, modern and classic art in addition to jewellery. I purchased a... More

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I visited Crete 5 times, no matter where in Crete I stayed I certainly returned to this amazing place (it seems to be a shop but I really can't name it as such). Anyone who enters it keeps a large smile and feels mesmerized long after leaving the place- so many little treasures, or not so little works of art,... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

Idolio a.k.a. the "museumshop" filled with many beautifull items from all over Europe and some other continents from ancient till present artforms and a litle from inbetween as well. Spread over two buildings they find the right balance to expose the temporary,modern and ancient artwork in different styles,materials.Icons,worrybeads,jewellery,sculptures and glasart in many sizes and forms,many of those things one expects... More

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