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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
We were truly surprised, even after reading other reviews, at the intricacy and beauty of this gem! Stroll through the extensive outdoor gardens and enjoy the replicas of local buildings, both great and small. Then enter the museum building and stand in awe of the...More
It’s easy to miss this unique and wonderful achievement. Benitos, the modest, unassuming fisherman who is the garden’s creator is a true artist. We stumbled on him, busy in his workshop. He extended a gracious welcome apologising that we were unable to see his collection...More
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.
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
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
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.