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Mitropolis Site Museum

Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
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Ranked #12 of 14 attractions in Naxos Town
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, History Museums
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English first
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
83 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The museum is located in the square, opposite the Orthodox Church and is free to visit. It is a small area where you can walk on these bridges above the burial grounds where exhibits still lie. Everything around there is quiet and peaceful so I highly recommend it if you are the kind to enjoy this kind of locations.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Visited it in 2011, very interesing to be able to look through the panels to underneath. Well laid out.

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Tel aviv
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Nothing to see really. At least it was free. I guess I am biased because I just saw great ruins in Akrotiki, Santorini. I just say, do not bother.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

This is a museum in an ideal setting and it appears to have had a lot of money spent on it but we were most disappointed to find that it appeared to be closed with no sign of being open in the immediate future.

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Den Haag
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

This free museum, with lots of information also in English, shows the foundations of a Mycenaean settlement on Naxos and what it became. I enjoyed it very much.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

This is a place where you can pleasantly spend 10-15 minutes. The finds are important, and excavated in such a way, where layers of different ancient periods are displayed. Site proves that area was inhabited since and for many centuries ago. It is true that under a non-specialist's eye, this site makes little sense, and it is not one of... More

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