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Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very well presented and organised museum with a reasonable entrance fee. The dimmed lights add atmosphere but uses dramatic lighting on the exhibits. Notes on each item are also written in English. The amount of artefacts, including a considerable amount of gold and silver,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

If you like attractions and museums you have to visit this place. A memorial like no other. All visitors in Greece should visit this place..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christos G
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Vergina is the kind of site that, no matter what you have heard, or read before, once you enter,you are magically tranferred at the right time and place. You realise first hand the true majesty of the macedonian kings and empire, and feel even more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Graves of King Filippos the 2nd, father of Great Aleksander and others from royal family of Macedonians. Necropolis is the place next to Macedonian kingdom which shows its Greek origins. The grave of Fillipos 2nd found untouched with all his belongings that putted in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A visit to the museum of the royal Tombs of Aigai in Vergina is a must if staying in Thessaloniki. It is arguably one of the most significant small museums in the world. My wife and I are independent travelers and consistently use public transportation...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

To visit the actual tomb of Phillip II is extraordinary in itself, but this museum must surely score highly on its absolute uniqueness. It is truly one of the most fascinating and innovative museums I've ever been in!. From the outside, it looks like nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JP1946
Reviewed October 24, 2018

A large area under a roof holds the excavated tombs and objects from around the period of 300BC. A good video in a small theatre just inside the main door explains what you are looking at. Lots of cafes and restaurants between the parking and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Another evidence for the Great Makedonian Civilisation in greek soil! Modern museum with spectacular ancient atmosphere... just wait when they finish the outside archaeological site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katerina P
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I'm normally a reluctant visitor to the sites and sights of the ancient world, but this is breathtaking. The workmanship of the 2,300 year old artefacts is quite extraordinary. Gold and ivory, and much more. A great visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tommyzulu
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I am not much of a museum person, however this one was quite impressive. It is not large but the artifacts are stunning. If you are in the area, it is well worth a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
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