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Floating Naval Museum Battleship Averof

Hellenic Maritime Heritage Park, Paleo Faliro 17510, Greece
+30 21 0988 8211
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In the beautiful bay of Faliro in the south suburbs of Athens you can visit the Floating Naval Museum <<AVEROF>>, a ship of 141m, the flagship of the Royal Hellenic Navy fleet in the victorious naval battles of Elli in 1912 and Limnos in the beginning of 1913, during the Balkan War. Ιn 2011 the ship celebrate her 100 years birthday and thousands of people visit the Floating Naval Museum <<AVEROF>> discovering the historical importance of the ship for the liberation of northeaster islands of Aegean Sea. Also admired the restoration of the interior of the ship, the apartments of the admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis, the quarter of the officers, the kitchens, the uniform exhibition, the armament, the bridge battle, the chapel of St. Nickolas and could made a tour to the main deck and the 2 others sub decks that are open for the visitors. As the Floating Naval Museum <<AVEROF>> can provide a tour with a guide, every day most of the schools from Athens and all around Greece can program a visit to a living myth that stands imperious to remind in every visitor the values of freedom, of honor and Hellenic patriotism. Exhibitions and activities can occur during the next 6 months so visit our website regularly for further information.
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“top deck” (3 reviews)
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Hellenic Maritime Heritage Park, Paleo Faliro 17510, Greece
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+30 21 0988 8211
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

It's very interesting to visit an old Battelship for adults and for children, you visit the cabines the small floors and the bad conditions of life at this time;

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

A unique floating museum, reserved in a perfect condition . Visit it alone or with your kids. The entry ticket is cheap and tehere so many things to see. Right next to it with the same ticket dont; miss a visit to the Ancient Greek...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Huge warship and enlightening to see. Entrance fee was very cheap at €3 and free for young kids and only €1.5 for older people (over 65). You can go with a tour guide that goes at regular intervals or roam around by yourself. You need...More

Thank Hani F
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Olympias For me the most impressive exhibit at the Parko Naftikis Paradosis is the replica 5th century Greek trireme, Olympias. This has recently returned from a refurbishment at Salamis and is now looking fantastic. Not only is the ship a thing of extreme grace and...More

1  Thank Hippocleides
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to the Averof. It was an interesting visit to see a major part of Greek Naval history. Admission price was reasonable, 3E Adult & 1.50E for a child. This also gaves us access to the warship Velos and the Trireme...More

1  Thank deemak73
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We took the number 4 tram to SEF and got off at Parko Flivou.and walked through the park and marina area to the museum. The masts of the Averof were visible from a long way off.The marina area also has restaurants where we ate a...More

1  Thank Aussie7leagueboots
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

If you are a history lover and you love ships and battles or you are a parent you definitely need to take your kid there . You can actually walk on the ship and learn a bit about its history. They say nowadays the state...More

Thank elenitsaa
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

truly fascinating visit of a WW 1 battleship, you can visit just about everything from top to bottom

Thank CHARLES A
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Battleship Averof is very famous battleship of Greek naval forces, during the WWI. Today the battleship became museum, floating museum, which you can visit, and witness, experience the spirit of this thrilling ship from inside. Ideal for families with kids.

Thank SaintClair1986
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Not everyday you get the chance to go on one of the last surviving ww1 era cruisers been a ww1 fanatic this made the whole trip to Athens even better a must for anyone interested in ww1

1  Thank David L
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