Corfu (Greece): former royal estate 'Mon Repos' - ruins of an ancient temple

Corfu (Greece): former royal estate 'Mon Repos' - ruins of an ancient temple

Corfù,  Achilleion

Corfù, Achilleion

Dying Achilles at Achilleion, Corfu. Sculptor: Ernst Herter, 1884.

Dying Achilles at Achilleion, Corfu. Sculptor: Ernst Herter, 1884.

The Achilleion Palace was built by Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, also known as Sisi. The central theme of the palace is the mythical hero Achilles.

The Achilleion Palace was built by Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, also known as Sisi. The central theme of the palace is the mythical hero Achilles.

Angelokastro - “Castle of Angels” or "Angelos's castle" is located at the top of the highest peak of the island's shoreline in the northwest coast near Palaiokastritsa and is one of the most important Byzantine castles of Greece.

Angelokastro - “Castle of Angels” or "Angelos's castle" is located at the top of the highest peak of the island's shoreline in the northwest coast near Palaiokastritsa and is one of the most important Byzantine castles of Greece.

The statue of Count Ioannis Kapodistrias, Governor of Greece (1827-1831) in Corfu

The statue of Count Ioannis Kapodistrias, Governor of Greece (1827-1831) in Corfu

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art is the only museum in Greece exclusively dedicated to Far Eastern and Indian art and antiquity. The museum is housed in the Palace of Sts Michael and George.

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art is the only museum in Greece exclusively dedicated to Far Eastern and Indian art and antiquity. The museum is housed in the Palace of Sts Michael and George.

Mon Repos Palace is situated on top of Analipsis hill in the area of Kanoni. The remains of the ancient town of Corfu, which have been found opposite to the palace, make archaeologists believe that Mon Repos was built right on the site where the ancient city of Corfu used to be. The palace is surrounded by magnificent park.

Mon Repos Palace is situated on top of Analipsis hill in the area of Kanoni. The remains of the ancient town of Corfu, which have been found opposite to the palace, make archaeologists believe that Mon Repos was built right on the site where the ancient city of Corfu used to be. The palace is surrounded by magnificent park.

Achillion corfu palace

Achillion corfu palace

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