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Santorini Island
The Folkore Museum of Santorini PDF Print E-mail
Emmanouel A. Lignos created a place able  to transfer the visitor back to the Santorini of 19th century.


  • The typical local cave House,
  • the Winery (cave, wine cellar with treading vats, barrels, wine press, linens and antiwue utensils)
  • the Cavern (showing evidence of the volcanic eruption ftom the excavation of the layers of soil)
  • [all three cave houses above have been built in 1861] 
  • the Workshops (Carpenters, Barrel makers, Shoemakers and Tinsmiths)
  • the Gallery (a display of works by famous artists inspired by Santorini)
  • the Historical Archives (Lithographs, Manuscripts and Books from Santorini)
  • the Garden with seating areas among trees and flowers
  • the St. Konstantinos Chapel with its belfry and its frstivities room
  • picture the way of living on the island a few years before.

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Located in Fira, in Kontohori.
Tel: +30 22860 22792


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    During the 7th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition (5-7 March 2007) in the framework of DETROP-OINOS exhibition, Santorini Wines received 13 awards.


    Among 683 samples from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus, France, Austria, Brasil, Mexico, and Canada wine experts have given:

    Grand Gold Award to
    Vinsanto 4 years aged,1999 vintage by Santowines


  • Magazine "Archaeometry", and BioEd Online articles are reporting that the roof paintings of a 2-level building in prehistoric Akrotiri site, have an extreem interest about the mathematical knowledge during the Bronze Age.