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Nafplio National Gallery

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Insights into More Recent Greek History

The art in the permanent collection focuses on the early 19th century, and the war for... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Dobserver
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Minneapolis
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Art with detail

Newer looking building. 2 floors. Pleasent staff. Pictures have descriptions in Greek and English... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
deideadinside
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Orillia, Canada
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23 Sidiras Merarchias, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The art in the permanent collection focuses on the early 19th century, and the war for independence. The commentaries in each gallery, with very clear English translations, emphasize the importance of such artwork in its day, in an era without the mass communications we have...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Newer looking building. 2 floors. Pleasent staff. Pictures have descriptions in Greek and English. Explaining type of material use, type of canvas, why picture taken. Little history with picture. Amazing detail.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

As of Greek origin, I was amazed by the paintings and their history. Some of the most important pieces of art are here! Loved it!

Thank Cine N
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Slightly away from the centre, located in a historic early 20th century mansion, the National Gallery outpost here in Nafplio houses a display of art focussed on the struggles during the war of independence and the romantic period of art after the new country of...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This small gallery was my personal favorite in the "museum" category of Nafplio. Beautiful paintings that say a lot about Greek history.

2  Thank Voyageurs58
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent presentation in a remarkable building. Covers all steps of the LONG history of the region. Very good introduction to visiting other nearby sites.

Thank Traveljef
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This small museum hosts a collection of paintings and prints which depict the history of Greece and particularly of Nafplio which used to be called Napoli di Romania. It is a small, manageable museum which provides an interesting history lesson.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

for everybody who wants to have an opinion on historical events in greece..for all greek people who must know why they cant forgive or forget...

Thank Eleni E
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Under the management of Athens National Gallery was the department of the Art Gallery in Nafplio The museum houses a collection of works of art dedicated to the liberating cause of the Greeks against the Turks (Th. Vrizakis, F. Margaritis, Dion. Tsokos, N. Gyzis, Nik....More

Thank alex n
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A pleasant 1/2 hour can be spent wandering around the 2 levels of the gallery. They have a permanent section on 1st floor and a temporary exhibition on the ground floor. Both were good and give an appreciation of the changing fortunes of Nafplio from...More

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