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A nice weekend in Volos, Greece

 
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blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 review
added on 30th of July, 2009
Although it is an industrial city, I really enjoyed Volos. The sea is impossibly blue there and the city by night from the surrounding hills is amazing.
The Archeological Museum of Volos is really great, exhibits include items from the Trojan War as well. Several of the oldest factory buildings changed function and became schools or museums, like the Silk Museum and Museum of Industrial Archeology.
Maybe the factories make it appear a little unfriendly but Volos is very pleasant and the people are very kind and helpful.
 

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¬†For the more curious ones there are several museums around the city that contains ancient artifacts that would surely leave impressions. The Theophilos Museum, otherwise known as the House of Kontos, is a stone built Noble House, which was built according to Greek folk architecture. The upper floor of the house is decorated with hall paintings of the renowned folk painter Theothilos Chatzimichael. In addition, the home of the historian Kitsos Markis, which displays the works of Theophilos Christopoulos and Byzantine artifacts, is opens to the public. Of course, the above mentioned are only a few of the galleries and museums within the... Read more »

 
 
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