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Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization

Open today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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When God.... lets his footprint in the human nature

It is worth visiting this beautiful and “celestial” museum .... hundreds of times!!! A divine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pitesti, Romania
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Amazing Museum

A amazing museum with all hand build ships and well now'n Greek buildings all hand build en... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Benetos Skiadas, an ordinary fisherman, managed to revive the Greek Tradition by creating his unique, functional and hand made miniatures using materials only from the Cycladic land. And all these without making any draft or using any scientific...more
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Aliki 84400, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is worth visiting this beautiful and “celestial” museum .... hundreds of times!!! A divine talent belonging to this author .... A fantastic collaboration between Earth and Sky! “Chapeau “!!! With places and humans like these ones ... our Planet .. would be a better...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A amazing museum with all hand build ships and well now'n Greek buildings all hand build en crafted. The work and detail of those buildings is amazing. That's a job well done .

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

I cannot agree more with previous reviewers as to the amazing work done by this one man, whom I understand is a fisherman by trade. It is hard to comprehend the time, talent and effort that he has put into expressing his feelings about Greece...More

1  Thank Donald A
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This is well worth a visit, to see what a self-taught working man can achieve, with scale models of local ships (including those sunk), houses and landmarks, farm machinery and local produce, involving skill in carpentry, stone-masonry, pottery and working with cloth. And he had...More

1  Thank ChrisBrown38
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This fantastic homage to the Cyclades culture cannot be missed. While it does not have the budget or fantastic vistas of tourist traps, it has instead the meticulous genius and decades of dedication from one man's love with things small, mechanical, and related to Cyclades...More

1  Thank Walley L
Reviewed May 10, 2018

The Folklore Museum of Cycladic Civilization is a National Greek treasure and should be on the list of protected places. It is located just off the main road, close to the harbor of Aliki on the island of Paros. Miniature and lifesize models of buildings,...More

1  Thank lanedesign
Reviewed March 26, 2018

We as a couple visited the Folklore Art Museum of Cycladic Civilization today after seeing it shown on Google Maps. I am mad keen on Museums but my wife is more selective. So it means something that this Museum caught her interest entirely. There were...More

1  Thank Mori F
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Benetos Skiadas who has created the scale models of everything in the recent past of Paros is a craftsman and artist of great quality and genius. Many artists create accurate and authentic two dimensional images. Here you’re treated to a feast of wonderful accurate scale...More

1  Thank geoff t
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Amazing experience for every tourist visiting Paros. Benetos Skiadas is a great artist. I loved every item of the museum, his work is detailed, original and ingenious. The models of churches are astonishing, i.e. the large chapel from Santorini which is almost in real size!

1  Thank Ersi K
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing museum of one mans lifetime hobby. Incredible models of boats, buildings and famous landmarks. We even got to meet the man in question who was a lovely genuine man. His daughter has excellent English and was able to talk us through many of the...More

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