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The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis

| Anopolis Handicraft Park, Anopolis, Hersonissos, Crete 70008, Greece
+30 697 754 3383
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Mr. Yannis took the time to teach my kids to cast their own statues!

This is a fabulous workshop with original work at excellent prices. Even better was Mr Yannis... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Noelle G
Best of the best!

Being obsessed with greek mythology and tradition since I was a kid, I wanted a great souvenir from... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Gabriel V
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Our workshop is located in the industrial, artistic park of Anopolis, in kokkini Hani area to Hersonisos municipality.Since 1964 we manufacture bronze statues and other artifacts, using the method of smelting, by the exact same way that the Minoans were producing their artifacts, which we admire nowadays in museums all over the world. The art of sculpture together with the art of smelting metal are the basic stages of our work, which you can see during your visit in our workshop. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to be guided to all areas of our workshop and of course to our exhibition hall, should you wish to buy your souvenirs at workshop prices or give us any special order! We are looking forward to meeting you in person, offering you some raki and showing the Cretan hospitality! And, free wifi for our visitors!
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| Anopolis Handicraft Park, Anopolis, Hersonissos, Crete 70008, Greece
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is a fabulous workshop with original work at excellent prices. Even better was Mr Yannis taking the time on the spot to teach my 12 and 14 year olds to cast their own statues. What a memorable experience.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Being obsessed with greek mythology and tradition since I was a kid, I wanted a great souvenir from a great island so after a long research I found Kalesis. Everything made of 100% pure bronze (nothing else)and loads of variety but also he would make...More

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ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018
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Thank you friends! Hope to meet you again! Yannis kelesis!

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this amazing museum with my fruends and found some really interesting pieces. The staff is helpful abd keen on their profession. There are also great souvenirs.

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ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you very much for your beautiful words! We are looking forword to meet you again! Yannis kelesis ( sculptor )

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice workshop with very friendly People. Very Kind with chlidren. Offer café And Juice as soon as you came. Price are the good one for this Nice handmade products

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you Yannis for this unexpected visit . Your hands make beautiful things. We hope to see you next year.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I visited this unique place with my family in August 2017. and found wonderful people, keen on their profession. My children (6 and 12 years old) were delighted to independently make souvenirs for themselves by ancient technology under the guidance of a great master and...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Me and my wife were hiking around Kokini Hani and this was our unexpected target. We didn't have any clue about this place. Yannis gave us a really kind welcome in his Bronze Kingdom and he showed us very interesting job/art he is doing. His...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Yannis' and everyone there is very friendly and like to share their art, very informative. Great artist! He also gave us a lovely present for our house upon learning that we're on our honeymoon as well:)

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

An outstanding metal artifacts work. Very professional. Mr Kelesis delivers in time and his artifacts combine a unique talent and thousands of years of Cretan art development. Well done Yanis.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Warm welcome, most interesting demonstration and explanations, reasonable prices. It's good to buy jewellery and other objects from such a craftsman.

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ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you very much for your beautiful words about us! Your are always welcome in my place! Kind regards, Yannis

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