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The folk tradition is kept alive in Santorini Fira Condohori in cave that was built half a century or so ago. Where today houses the Folklore Museum, worth visiting the traveler. The Folk Museum was founded by Emmanuel A. Hardy, lawyer, journalist...more
This museum is a little gem. It tells many stories of working people on Santorinini up to about 100 years ago. The curator gives a personal tour (in English for us) and it was extremely interesting, with lots of artefacts and working/living spaces to discover.
The Santorini local magazines all talk about this museum, how you can see the transition from an agrarian society w/o electrical power or clean running water thru their changes.
Really good presentation and gathering of all the old village had.
It’s a cave house with a winery, some craft workshops and a chapel. We were the only visitors at that moment and we got a complete tour (in good English) through every space. We learned a lot about the way of life in a cave...More
This museum is highly recommended for those travellers that are not only interested in infinity pools and sunset photo-shooting in Santorini. Our tour guide Jenny was kind and very knowledgeable. She gave us a private tour to the museum and she taught us about the...More
If you like learning about local life, customs, and cultures, this is the place for you. We arrived near closing time, and my husband and I could not have had a better tour. We were very fortunate to meet the owner, Mr. Lignos, and he...More
We got a private tour for only 5 euros and the tour guide was accommodating (we were pressed for time) and super thorough. This was a great opportunity to see how the people of Santorini lived. There were so many unique items that were preserved.
Near a nice church, we climb some steps, and find this traditional folklore Museum, to see the life of past time, many objects, furnitures, old hand made items as baskets, old lamps, wicker chair, ancient life and culture of the island and her folklore; interesting...More
We decided to visit this fantastic museum and we have the oportunity to meet Mr. Lignos personally wich was explaining to us every single and interesting details. a fantastic experience for my 2 kids and for Us,the most particular thing of the museum is the...More