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Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)

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Address: Imathia, Vergina 590 31, Greece
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+30 2331 092347
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amazing place .. This is really the royal necrópolis or royal tombs of Greece ( inside have the tomb of the father of the great Alexander and another people of his family and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

amazing place .. This is really the royal necrópolis or royal tombs of Greece ( inside have the tomb of the father of the great Alexander and another people of his family and one of his sons ) all the museum are building under the ground .. from out looks like a normal garden but have an awesome secret !!... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

So very happy that we visited this stunning archaeological discovery. In awe on how well presented and explained the findings are. The site as well as the museum are exceptional. Must, Must, Must visit if you are traveling through the region.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Back in Greece for the Xmas break we decided to visit the Vergina museum with the findings from the Aigai (the ancient capital of Macedonia) including the tomb of Philippos, King of the Macedons and father of Alexander the Great. We went with our children (12 & 4) because we wanted them to get some idea of Greek history. The... More 

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Mykonos, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A very important site of Macedonia one should not miss! Impecable presentation of the findings of the royal macedonian tomps. So proud of oir history and of the lifetime work off the archeologists. We are grateful.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We took a tour from Thessaloniki to the Royal Tombs, which were very impressive, as not only are they well preserved but being underground gives a sense of time when you enter the site. Worth the journey which seemed quite long from Thessaloniki, but the route also provided us with some idea of area that people lived in before and... More 

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Veroia, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Once you enter the museum you will feel you made the right choice. One of the most important ancient tombs of Greece and arguably the most well preserved. Designed with respect for the ancient findings. Surely a very interesting choice for travellers that are into ancient civilizations

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This MUSEUM is located in Vergina (Aigai), several kilometers from city of Veria. It is a relatively new museum located on/near an archeological site. It has been designated as a UNESCO WORLD Heritage Site. The site has everything from common building to the Palace layout of King Phillip II of Macedonia, he generally remembered at the father of Alexander the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Vergina, a few kilometers from the nearby city of Veria, is the site of tomb mounds. My Greek husband remembers standing on one during a school field trip in the 1960's. The site was always rumored to the burial place of the ancient royalty of the Kingdom of Macedonia. When archeologists did excavate there tombs were discovered containing what is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A museum in the ground... is amazing knowing you are above the ancient city ....so rich in history...about the tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great... Aigai has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status as "an exceptional testimony to a significant development in European civilization, unlike so many other tombs had not been disturbed or looted. What... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Absolutely fascinating part of history, amazing finds, comprehensive information in an atmospheric setting. Some very well preserved artifacts, displayed with detailed descriptions & information, worth every moment of the visit.

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