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Sissi's Palace (Achilleon)

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Address: 27 K. Giamboudaki St, Gastouri 491 00, Greece
Phone Number: +30-26610-56245
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Private Tour: Achilleon Kanoni and Corfu Town

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top sight in Corfu

The imperial holiday home of both Sissi, empress of Austria and the german Kaiser is a sight not to be missed. impressive and tacky and tasteless at the same time. Wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
nielshartgers
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The imperial holiday home of both Sissi, empress of Austria and the german Kaiser is a sight not to be missed. impressive and tacky and tasteless at the same time. Wonderful gardens and views and some memorabila of both royals still on show. One tip: do not go here in the afternoon. Parking space is limited and the road is... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Palace is full of history to enjoy. The grounds and statues are wonder to see and the palace full of a past era

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly if you are driving go early! The majority of parks are for coaches and the roads are not two lane. The building itself could be fabulous if the grounds were maintained - it was shocking to see how bad it all was..

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manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went hear with my friend as she had never been . unfortunatly we went with a tour group , our guide went on & on & made it that you didnt have time to browze on our own . we did leave her , but it was so crowded which is a shame

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North Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

whenever we are visiting family we always find time to visit here and walk in the grounds some amazing views and worthy of its palace title in our opinion - a place of calm and peace away from the crowds if you choose your visit time wisely- dont follow the coach trps go early morning or late afternoon and feel... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best to read about Sisi's history and life (and of course the history of the Palace) before head for a more memorable experience. Great view of Corfu from the palace.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not much to see gardens were a let down and nothing of great interest in the building,not worth the 8 euros,best part was the statue in the garden worse bit having to pay to get in,most interesting was meeting the lady from bury who made me giggle,would not recommend children they would be bored within 2 minutes.There are a lot... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked up the very steep road from Benitses - not for the faint hearted! The palace and gardens are beautiful and like everywhere we've been been in Corfu, the views are amazing. Sadly there are some signs of disrepair but it's definitely worth a visit. Entrance was €8 each and we were there about an hour I think.

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Boukari, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit, a god couple of ours spent in the house and gardens. Superb views too from next door cafe, though very expensive cafe.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nicely renovated building in beautiful surrounding. Takes about an hour to see it all thoroughly. Accessible with blue bus, ticket cost (2016) 1,70 €, adult entrance fee is 8 €.

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