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The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes

Nikoforou Vrepakou 17, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
+30 693 489 7836
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Best part of our stay in Rhodes

Wished we had visited earlier as we would have probably come back for a second visit! Spyros, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Deanne B
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A hidden jewel of Rhodes, a must visit for anybody who values history and geology!

A true hidden gem of the Rhodesian heritage. A private museum ran by Spyros Katsouris, who built... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mars V
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“folklore” (4 reviews)
“geology” (4 reviews)
“mineralogy” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nikoforou Vrepakou 17, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
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+30 693 489 7836
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wished we had visited earlier as we would have probably come back for a second visit! Spyros, the warm and fascinating owner, gave us a personal tour of his incredible private collection, touching on Ancient Greek mythology, history, geology and his own multiple award-winning poetry...More

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The director of Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes thank you very mutch for your nice and special critic about this museum. You must be sure that next time that you will visit it again you will see more things and have more hospitality of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A true hidden gem of the Rhodesian heritage. A private museum ran by Spyros Katsouris, who built this magnificent temple of historical, cultural and geological significance himself, is an astounding experience for anybody with a serious interest in Hellenistic legacy. Beautiful handmade mosaics in the...More

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you mr Mars for your nice notices about our museum in Rhodes. Hope to see you again in future. All the best to you.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

What a special visit. A tour of the owner Spirous Katsouris. The museum consists of three floors. on the bottom floor you see in display cases minerals, coral, stones, books, fossils and fish in bottles with special water to keep them in good condition. The...More

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you very mutch my dear visitors, for your nice critic about our museum. It's the best critic till now. Got bless you. And we hope to see you again. And we wish to read your opinion many other people in the world , so...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a great place and I would like to visit it again next time when I have more time.It is very interesting for people that are in to the art.

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you Grania for your nice critic and good mention for our museum. Hope to see you again as soon, as possible!

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

A really interesting museum, with objects culture, geology, folklore, history and art. It has many elements to understand someone the Greek culture.

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2016

Thank you very much for your opinion about our museum. Tell to your frients ,too. And we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Mr. Spiros Katsouris took us on a unique and great museum tour and we saw 3 sections of civilizations, such as Folklore, Geology, and Mineralogy. They also have a very rare gallery with excellent and rare paintings, books, and also has 37 showcases with Minerals,...More

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Thank you for your opinion about our "Melathron" (Cultural Palace) of Rhodes and we hope to see you again. We try to improve and develop it day by day. So, next time you will see more! Promise

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Mr. Spiros Katsouris gave us a tour on the unique and great museum. It has 3 great sections of civilizations; Folklore, Geology, mineralogy, very rarely gallery, with very rare and unique books and paintings. Also has 37 show cases with Minerals, Jewellery and old money...More

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Many thanks for your impression for "POLITISMIKO MELATHRO RODOS". Regards to USA

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

The Palace is a bijouterie architectural design, in a good conservation, a place where I felt like a princess.

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Thank you for your notice for our "museum". Hope to see you again

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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Paid 6 euros to get in. Was in the palace anout 30 mins if old pots and varses are your thing this is the place. Was impressed by the selection of ancient jewellery and found it difficult to believe that some of the items were...More

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spyros_katsouris, Διευθυντής at The Cultural and Geological Palace of Rhodes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

We are sorry for this criticism. Difficult to believe it. Maybe the visitor confuse our "Melathron" with another museum of Rhodes.

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