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Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)

Imathia, Vergina 590 31, Greece
+30 2331 092347
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Stunning step back to Macedon. Make the trip.

Yes, it's just a grave but just take the time to see how burial was done with 3rd century Macedon... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MADelargy
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Outstanding

Just like everyone has said, this is a must see. I understand the reason for no photos but it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tanya A
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Imathia, Vergina 590 31, Greece
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+30 2331 092347
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes, it's just a grave but just take the time to see how burial was done with 3rd century Macedon panache. A great royal send off by Alexander for the Philip his dad. Children could learn a lot here. A beautiful tumulus excavation/ restoration. Of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just like everyone has said, this is a must see. I understand the reason for no photos but it would be great to have some to share. Very dark which can be intimidating for visitors with low vision issues. Docents are available to help. Bathrooms...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

During my visit to Northern Greece, serendipitously found about the ancient grave of king Phyliipus the second- the first time uniter of ancient Greece and the father of Alexander the great. Nothing was more exciting or powerful in my recent visit as this tomulus that...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum, built underground around the discovery and excavations of Philip II and Alexander IV’s tombs, is fantastic and definitely one of the best museums I have visited recently. The explanations and notes are excellent and really detailed and the exhibits on display are breathtaking....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew very little about this museum before going. It is very informative in both greek and English, well set out with absolutely amazing exhibits. I'm so glad i came here.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside you can’t tell that it’s a museum but once you’re through the gates and pay the €12 entrance fee you are led to this hidden underground dark fortress. Here you’re in for a treat to be in the presence of the Macedonian...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful museums of northern Greece. Ticket costs 12€ and it is worth every penny! We were amazed with findings and also the history that accompanies each and everyone for them! Beware, photos are totally forbidden:( Located in the small town of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true and full must see, if you are in the greater region. No excuses not to come here. Best come by your own car; you can trust the navy (google maps - even when it navigates you through smaller roads through fields...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing to walk into the tomb of Philip II (Alexander the Great’s father) and see the artifacts they found buried with him. It is not just a museum but you are actually inside the burial site. This is in a small town outside of Thessaloniki,...More

Thank D T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On reaching the village of Vergina it is a little difficult to find the entrance to this amazing museum and tombs. Just follow signs in area with cafes and souvenir shops to Tomb of Philip II. The museum is superb and the exhibits astonishing. All...More

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Boreas Art and Nature. Guides are Greek certified as well as having academic credentials. Excellent English, also Italian and Turkish. Evangelos was quick to respond, arranged a car, and was more than helpful. The bus is a... More
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