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Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization

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A Simply Amazing Artist and Craftsman

I've been around the world and no where have I seen such varied talent from one man. Our local tour... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Wonderful collection

Modells of ships, buildings and many other objects made by a Fischerman of Paros during a lifetime... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Matthias W
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Benetos Skiadas, an ordinary fisherman, managed to revive the Greek Tradition by creating his unique, functional and hand made miniatures using materials only from the Cycladic land. And all these without making any draft or using any scientific...more
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Aliki 84400, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been around the world and no where have I seen such varied talent from one man. Our local tour guide Phillada Lecomte introduced us to Benetos. This self-taught artist's attention to detail is unparalleled.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Modells of ships, buildings and many other objects made by a Fischerman of Paros during a lifetime. Very impressing and worth seeing for all generations.

Thank Matthias W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were impresed about the museum and about each piece of work exposed there. The boats are made with all details, the artist didn’t miss anything. It is almost unbelievable. The story of the museum is also interesting and the daughter of the artist, Katarina,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit for everyone. Special Art that can rarely b seen anywhere else. Bring your little kids and they will be excited too. We were worm welcomed by the artist daughter. Don't miss it... Tnx 🙏

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really adorable little house and garden full of models of buildings and boats from across the islands. It's great to take a look at places you've visited before or get some inspiration for where to go next, and poke around at all...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We loved our visit to this little place. From being greeted by Katarina, the artist's daughter, to viewing the incredible array of boats and buildings built by the artist, it was all charming.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Whatever you do don’t miss this exhibit. The name does not do the exhibit justice in terms of the craftsmanship and attention to detail this man has put into his work. The ships are truly amazing in detail and the buildings are just magnificent.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We were amazed by our visit, it's so unique and an absolute must visit place in Paros! Be prepared to take tons of photo!

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A really good experience. I recommend to everyone!! The museum is so interesting, learn many things for these cultures.

Thank alex m
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Just outside the main road leading to Aliki from Parikia/the Airport, we found this enchanting place - miniatures (all hand-made by the artist/fisherman) of many remarkable places in the Cyclades - all worked out up to the tiniest details. Definitely worth visiting if you are...More

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