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Bellinis Tower Museum

Main road, Alinda 854 00, Greece
+30 2247 025040
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An astonishing museum with a splendid curator

The museum is divided into 4 sections: – (1) works of art created by political prisoners in. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BuckinghamshirePaddy
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Buckinghamshire
via mobile
History, architecture and tradition

Behind the impressive facade of Bellenis lie many interesting stories: war history, Lerian... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
PaiviJo
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Pietarsaari, Finland
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Main road, Alinda 854 00, Greece
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+30 2247 025040
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is divided into 4 sections: – (1) works of art created by political prisoners in. The curator told us that they were communists held during the regime of the military dictatorship of Greece. (2) A display of many surgical instruments. The building had...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Behind the impressive facade of Bellenis lie many interesting stories: war history, Lerian traditions, medical equipment from the 19th and 20th centuries, art made by the political prisoners held in Leros during the dictatorship 1967-1974 .The building from the 1920's itself is interesting enough.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Eleni, the museum educator, is amazing, full of energy, passion and knowledge about the museum and the island. She made our visit a great experience.

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Very striking building that we saw walking from Crithoni to Alinda along the beach road but unfortunately has short opening hours so we came back another day to see inside.( closed Mondays open 9am-12.30pm & 18.30-21:00 hrs daily. 3 Euros admission fee. The lovely lady...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We had a very enjoyable look around this museum. There were lots of artifacts and photos from various parts of the islands history, giving a great insight into live in the past for this beautiful island. A very informative lady introduced us to the museum...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

A municipality owned building ,an excellent local type museum exhibiting the history of Leros around the 1920 till 1945.

Thank Demis P
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

There is a ticket of 3 euros. The lady in the entrance will explain you also in english some details about the building and Leros. In the museum you will find a lot of infos and stuff about ww2 and the psychiatric centre. I think...More

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

The Bay of Alinda is a favourite place to visit on Leros Island. A visit to the Bellinis Tower Museum with its Historic record of life on Leros Island in the Bay of Alinda I think is well worth viewing. With Lifestyle, Medical, Invasion -...More

Thank Jan K
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

At Alinda village, near Aghia Marina port, the visitor can not notice the imposing Bellenis Tower laid at seaside. An excellent villa built by Bellenis in early 19th century, a rich Greek immigrant in Egypt, and donated to Greek state after his death, turned to...More

Thank Konstantinos V
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

Whether or not you know anything of the islands World War Two history there is much here to inform and amaze. The photographs of the torrid air/sea/land warfare depict this through just walking around this old German War Hospital. An added extra is the helpful...More

Thank Lordprotector
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