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Idols Art

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Fantastic store filled with goodies that make wonderful presents. Colourful and all hand made.

I loved the store - it is filled with all kinds of hand made ceramics - I bought several as... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Barbara G
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We enjoyed 2 visits with Mirto watching her create art in her studio. Her goods are sold in better... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
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31 Oct 2017
“Fantastic store filled with goodies that make wonderful presents. Colourful and all hand made.”
7 Aug 2017
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34 Leoforos Kapetanaki, Archanes, Crete 701 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I loved the store - it is filled with all kinds of hand made ceramics - I bought several as presents to take back home with me. Unique, colourful and well worth a visit. Especially Myrto, the owner who is so welcoming and generous. Highly...More

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IDOLS_ART, Ιδιοκτήτης at Idols Art, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you Barbara so much, I will wish you come back soon !!!!

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We enjoyed 2 visits with Mirto watching her create art in her studio. Her goods are sold in better stores around Crete, much better than the usual stuff sold in tourist shops. She (and her brother) are doing a lot to keep the Minoan designs...More

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IDOLS_ART, Ιδιοκτήτης at Idols Art, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words !!!

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Sometimes in life you meet someone that stays in your memories. We walked in to Idolls Art in Archanes. Mitro welcomed us with her smile, friendly welcome, working on her beautiful ceramics. So talented!!! The store is absolutely beautiful. My husband got me the most...More

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IDOLS_ART, Ιδιοκτήτης at Idols Art, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words !!! Myrto

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Mirto is a wonderfull artist, who was painting, wgen we came in and i saw what she did and wanted to buy, so she said come back one hour, have coffee, i will do for you, and so we did and so she did, afterwards...More

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IDOLS_ART, Ιδιοκτήτης at Idols Art, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words !!! Myrto Politaki

Reviewed 24 October 2015

We deliberately didn't go to Archanes archeological museum on a Monday because ALL Greek museums close on Mondays. Archanes closes on Tuesdays, the day we visited, but the woman at Idol Art only a few paces away had a wealth of knowledge about the local...More

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IDOLS_ART, Ιδιοκτήτης at Idols Art, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Telfordian thank you very much for your kind words !!! Myrto Politaki

Reviewed 26 June 2014

On a visit to Archanes, we parked our car across the street from the museum, outside of what we thought was a souvenir shop. Since we were not sure about the parking regulations, we went inside the stop and asked the lady there. Once inside,...More

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IDOLS_ART, Ιδιοκτήτης at Idols Art, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words !!! Myrto Politaki

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