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Archaeological Museum of Pella

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Archaeological Museum of Pella

222 Reviews
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Departure for the village of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and visit of the archaeological site and the museum. The excavations have brought to light the interesting findings of the ancient city and the pavements decorated with mosaics of rare finesse, exhibited at the local museum. We continue towards Edessa and stop for a visit of the park and the famous waterfalls. Departure to Vergina, the ancient capital of the Macedonian Kingdom, where nowadays is one of the most beautiful museums of Greece. Free time for lunch. Visit of the museum, which contains the royal tomb of King Phillip the 2nd, Alexander the Great’s father, along with golden and other artefacts of an incredible beauty and value. Return to Thessaloniki.
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doctorjane wrote a review Aug 2020
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom139 contributions60 helpful votes
This lovely small museum is back open normal hours following COVID-19 with social distancing and masks. So smaller crowds and easier to see the exhibits! We came to Pella in conjunction with Vergina and really enjoyed the view of every day life in Pella. The pebble mosaics were stunning as was the section with the burial artefacts of various soldiers and important people - the more gold the wealthier! We also visited the outdoor museum but it was very hot and the mosaics were dirty and dusty.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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g w wrote a review Jan 2020
52 contributions3 helpful votes
A very good museum, with excellent collections from the excavations at Pella, including 1:1 pictures of mosaics that were left in situ at the site. Clear and useful explanations on the exhibits. Worth a visit.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Nick K wrote a review Jan 2020
Athens, Greece6 contributions
A new excellent museum in Macedonia,stating the history of norhern Greece ,a place that offered a lot in the world's history.We suggest you prior the visit of the museum to visit the archeological sites of the area.It will help you to understand better what you will see in the museum.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Mirabel Smith wrote a review Sep 2019
Los Angeles, California46 contributions5 helpful votes
Museum is well curated. The maximum information is pleasantly conveyed. The sense of the society is evoked. This visit rekindled my interest in Greek history having had it largely annihilated at school. Visit the site after museum and the history will sing in your ears.
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Date of experience: September 2019
cjschreiner wrote a review Sep 2019
Chandler, Arizona1,774 contributions133 helpful votes
Stop into this place first in Pella to understand how things were in the past. Good displays to allow you to see artifacts.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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