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Its beautiful location lead princess Sissi to choose to built there her summer residence, which, up to now is an ode to Achilles, thus the name Achillion. Influenced by her love for Greece and her admiration towards Achilles, she turned Achillion into a palace to honor his name.

Its beautiful location lead princess Sissi to choose to built there her summer residence, which, up to now is an ode to Achilles, thus the name Achillion. Influenced by her love for Greece and her admiration towards Achilles, she turned Achillion into a palace to honor his name.

Corfu Κέρκυρα  Corfu

Corfu Κέρκυρα Corfu

GREECE CHANNEL | The Palace, Corfu Island, Greece by George Theodorakopoulos

GREECE CHANNEL | The Palace, Corfu Island, Greece by George Theodorakopoulos

Corfu: The Achillion Palace is ideally located in the picturesque village of Gastouri. This magnificent Palace was built in 1890 exclusively for Elizabeth (Sissy), the then Empress of Austria. The palace used to serve as the summer retreat of the Empress. Unfortunately, Sissy the Empress passed away in a rather tragic manner when she was brutally assassinated in 1898 in Geneva and the palace was deserted till the year 1907 when it was bought by Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

Corfu: The Achillion Palace is ideally located in the picturesque village of Gastouri. This magnificent Palace was built in 1890 exclusively for Elizabeth (Sissy), the then Empress of Austria. The palace used to serve as the summer retreat of the Empress. Unfortunately, Sissy the Empress passed away in a rather tragic manner when she was brutally assassinated in 1898 in Geneva and the palace was deserted till the year 1907 when it was bought by Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

Οι στοές στο ισόγειο του Λιστόν αποτελούν ένα αρχιτεκτονικό στοιχείο που προστατεύει και ενοποιεί το κτίριο με το δημόσιο χώρο και αποτελούν...

Οι στοές στο ισόγειο του Λιστόν αποτελούν ένα αρχιτεκτονικό στοιχείο που προστατεύει και ενοποιεί το κτίριο με το δημόσιο χώρο και αποτελούν...

Corfu Museum of Asian Art is the only museum in Greece, which is dedicated to art and antiquities of Asia since 1928, the year of founding. #corfudiary More at http://corfudiary.com/corfu-museum-of-asian-art/

Corfu Museum of Asian Art is the only museum in Greece, which is dedicated to art and antiquities of Asia since 1928, the year of founding. #corfudiary More at http://corfudiary.com/corfu-museum-of-asian-art/

VISIT GREECE| THE BANDSTAND. Corfu Town park. #Corfu, #Ionian islands, #Greece

VISIT GREECE| THE BANDSTAND. Corfu Town park. #Corfu, #Ionian islands, #Greece

Corfu / Kerkyra Greece

Corfu / Kerkyra Greece

Sissi's Palace (Achilleon): Eingang

Sissi's Palace (Achilleon): Eingang

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.


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