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May 13, 2016
“get here by public transport”
Apr 8, 2016
“Standing where Alexander the Great stood”
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

see my entry for the Museum of Thombs in Vergina to get information how to visit this amazing site by public transport from Thessaloniki.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 8, 2016

I visited all the main historical sites in Greece last summer – Athens and the Acropolis and Temple of Poseidon, Delphi, Corinth, Mycenae, Olympia, Thermopylae, but none, none compared to the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai. None of them, all together. Instead of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed February 25, 2015

There is a museum in Vergina, built in form of an ancient tumulus inside a large earth mound, unfortunately it is forbidden to take photos in here. In this museum can be seen 4 tombs of Macedonian kings, the most famous of them is Tomb...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The museum was extraodinary as long as the exhibits,it was a great experience and if i had the chance i would visit it once more!!!

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Reviewed August 9, 2014

Vergina is a village in Northern Greece in the foothills of Mt. Pieria some 75 km from Thessaloniki. It is the location of the ancient capital of the Macedonians, called Aigai which had its heydays during the Archaic and Classic periods 7th through 4th centuries...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Svetla H
Reviewed February 24, 2013

One of the most amazing heritage sites I've ever visited! A great museum, with amazing exhibits showing the history of this unique place in Macedonia, Greece. They also have a new website www.aigai.gr which is currently only in greek but will come up in english...More

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Yannis A
Reviewed July 8, 2012

The city and description behind the history of this monument does it no justice. The discovery rivals that of King Tut. The tombs themselves have the museum built around them which is unique and gives it a sense of pomp. Shame that this museum does...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Dedun69
Reviewed October 8, 2011

Location & Discovery. Vergina is a village in Imathia 12 KM from Veroia and 75 KM west of Greece's largest city: Thessaloniki. Within the ruins of the ancient city of Aigai the tombs are found. Aigai was a recent discovery in archaeological history: 1977-1978 by...More

Date of experience: March 2011
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