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see my entry for the Museum of Thombs in Vergina to get information how to visit this amazing site by public transport from Thessaloniki.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 May 2016
Zurich, Switzerland

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

see my entry for the Museum of Thombs in Vergina to get information how to visit this amazing site by public transport from Thessaloniki.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I visited all the main historical sites in Greece last summer – Athens and the Acropolis and Temple of Poseidon, Delphi, Corinth, Mycenae, Olympia, Thermopylae, but none, none compared to the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai. None of them, all together. Instead of a collection of stones, requiring you to see these sites more in your mind than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

There is a museum in Vergina, built in form of an ancient tumulus inside a large earth mound, unfortunately it is forbidden to take photos in here. In this museum can be seen 4 tombs of Macedonian kings, the most famous of them is Tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, and one small temple, a Heroon. Tombs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

The museum was extraodinary as long as the exhibits,it was a great experience and if i had the chance i would visit it once more!!!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Vergina is a village in Northern Greece in the foothills of Mt. Pieria some 75 km from Thessaloniki. It is the location of the ancient capital of the Macedonians, called Aigai which had its heydays during the Archaic and Classic periods 7th through 4th centuries B.C. The Palace of Philip II (Father of Alexander the Great) at Aigai is the... More 

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Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

One of the most amazing heritage sites I've ever visited! A great museum, with amazing exhibits showing the history of this unique place in Macedonia, Greece. They also have a new website www.aigai.gr which is currently only in greek but will come up in english too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

The city and description behind the history of this monument does it no justice. The discovery rivals that of King Tut. The tombs themselves have the museum built around them which is unique and gives it a sense of pomp. Shame that this museum does not get more visits. It is definitely worth the trip and its artifacts are beautiful.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2011

Location & Discovery. Vergina is a village in Imathia 12 KM from Veroia and 75 KM west of Greece's largest city: Thessaloniki. Within the ruins of the ancient city of Aigai the tombs are found. Aigai was a recent discovery in archaeological history: 1977-1978 by Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos whose contributions are discussed in the museum's concluding exhibits. The site... More 

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