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On the island of the lake of Ioannina, lies the museum of Ali Pasha. It is the spot where he was killed by the Ottoman soldiers. The museum is small, but the collection of exhibits from the era of Ali is very impressive and educating....More
I think you must visit this one. It tells you the story of a man who became a factor of power within the empire and within Europe. And you might learn that this piece of Greece is about 100 years a part of this nation.
Who'd a thunk that an Ottoman invader would be so revered by the Greek people? Mind you, by the time he was revered he'd become a benefiicent ruler, converted to Christianity and done all sorts of things that would appeal to the locals.
I am fascinated by the story of Ali Pasha and I found this little museum in his home on the island intriguing.
Very simply but effectively done. My only dislike was the room showing the drowning, it had a sinister feel to it. Otherwise I...More
The island is 5 minutes by boat from Ioannina. There are many shops where you can find traditional delicacies (baklava, pasteli) and crafts. The museum is nice showing how people and especially Ali Pasha used to live at that time. I would recommend a visit...More
I must admit that although I am Greek, there were many things I did not know about Ali Pasha, the man and the life he led. It was very interesting to walk around the house where Ali Pasha lived and died. The audiovisual exhibits help...More
I am so pleased we visited this place as Ali Pasha has a very good place in the history of the Greek revolution. You could say the
start 1700s. This man was a warrior and a politician all rolled into one and gave so much...More
Whilst it is not a really exciting tourist attraction it is very interesting to see. The Museum is actually on a little island and to see it you need to catch a small ferry. There is plenty of history to see inside and its easy...More
Entrance is €2 but €1 for seniors and students. We unfortunately did not have our student cards, but the woman still gave us the student price!
I liked this museum because it is quite small so it doesn’t take a really long time to look...More
While we been in Ioannina we went to visit Ali Pasha island which is good for all the historical information you get there and also the museum on the island is very good with many items in exhibitions in many rooms.The tour is not last...More