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Venetian Museum

Kastro | Kastro, Naxos Town 84300, Greece
+30 694 240 5151
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Traditional old Artifacts

A very quiet and pleasant place to study how Greece got birth, with wide quality artifacts... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nikhil S
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Navi Mumbai, India
Please keep Going

Based on a previous visit, this is such a special place and was very sad to hear of its temporary... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
joanbond2012
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London, United Kingdom
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This typical Kastro house, the home of the Della Rocca family, was recently opened to the public.
  • Excellent48%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Kastro | Kastro, Naxos Town 84300, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very quiet and pleasant place to study how Greece got birth, with wide quality artifacts, information and books to read, nicely maintained the culture , loved the ambiance, must visit information provided is very good and comes to a pocket-friendly entrance price of 4...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Based on a previous visit, this is such a special place and was very sad to hear of its temporary closure, the owner also started the excellent Naxos cultural festival. I was lucky enough to see on the Andreas Boutsikakis concert, and hope the festival...More

1  Thank joanbond2012
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

they run the annual Domus arts festival in the corutyard, but due to a family dispute it is closed. the Domus festival is run in the Carmelite convent yard further up in the Kastro. Apparently the building belongs to the sister who inherited it, of...More

1  Thank adtraveller2016
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

A highlight of our honeymoon. We are both musicians (and music teachers) in the states and LOVED the performance. Beautiful musicianship, and wonderful to see what seemed to be an authentic representation of another culture and get the opportunity to participate in the music &...More

1  Thank AldenBBlevins
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

My rating is based on a previous visit. The family who own the building in which the museum is housed have had a disagreement. The sister, (matriarch), has decided to sell the building. The sister lives in Italy. The brother, who has been responsible for...More

4  Thank jenkinsmikeb
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Elena K, Управляющий at Venetian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thanks for the sympathy, we hope that the museum will open again, until we know how soon

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Suddenly the museum closed on or around the 12th June. It has been alleged there is some form of family dispute going on. Check the latest position before you go. Even if it is closed, you can still enjoy the other archeological museum on the...More

2  Thank coastalchris
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

It is mainly about family that lived there in 1904 rather than when it was built, which is fine if you know that going in. I approached to visit the "castle" with 1600's in mind. As you go through the couple small rooms and read...More

2  Thank Val M
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Didn't actually go into the museum but did attend one of the Domus Festival concerts. The fantastic bazouki player and guitarist played and sang for 2 hours without a break. So professional! And the 4 dancers who came out intermittently were terrific, as well! Starts...More

2  Thank OhSusannaAustralia
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

My wife and I visited the Venetian Museum on a day exploring Naxos and had such a great time at the museum. We both love the history of the Venetians and was eager to learn about their history in Naxos and throughout the Greek Islands....More

1  Thank TKeys13
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Elena K, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Venetian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

We are glad that you liked the museum, thank you for your comment!!!

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Although we spent four days in Naxos and walked around Chora Old Town many times, the much vaunted castle remained something of a chimera. We never discovered much more than a wall here or part of a tower there! The Venetian Museum is set in...More

1  Thank Belgo96
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superjamz
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