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Wooden Museum

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Address: Axos, Crete 740 51, Greece
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+30 693 769 1387
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Absolutely amazing

Blown away by the skill, detail and dedication that is put into these wooden sculptures. The artists brother gave us a nice tour and I would recommend everyone visiting or just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Niels N
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away by the skill, detail and dedication that is put into these wooden sculptures. The artists brother gave us a nice tour and I would recommend everyone visiting or just passing through the area to visit this place.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting this artists studio is something that will remain with me for a lifetime...I'm in awe of his work, his talent and his humbleness! It's not the size of the sculptures it's the remarkable detail that you can only see if you visit.

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Fascinating wooden sculptures, made by local artist who personally guides you round and explains the exhibits.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,529 reviews
1,682 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 692 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Very special, this Museum with wood Sculprures, persons in life size, very impressionnant, a young artist gives you the explication of all his sculptures; merite a visit; also for ordered special wishes .

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Thank Manuela L
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The sculptures are beautiful and impressive. There is nothing for sale, and it's nice. The explanation are a little but too technical and won't be interesting for kids. For adults: worth spending the 40 minutes stop. fair price (5 Euro for adult, 3 for child). e

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Thank Tzachi B
Athens, Greece
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very interesting sculpture museum. The artist is a master of his kind and a great guy too! Loves what he does!!! Will definitely revisit to see what else he will create!

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Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

A beautiful road trip through the mountains to Axos, from Rhethymnon, and this exhibition doesn't disappoint. The sculptures are utterly amazing, the sheer size of them alone is incredible. We were shown round by the brother of the artist who explained the story behind each exhibit. The sculptures are amazing, however it is the passion, emotion and real story behind... More 

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GREECE&CYPRUS
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were on our way from Heraklion to Rethymno when we came across this lovely museum found in Axos Mylopotamou. The artist Mr. Koutantos is a professional artist giving soul to his wood creations. He was telling us that he is self- taught since very young. His work is amazing and he does everything by using his hammer and chisel... More 

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Amazing museum, incredible what Georgious can do! A stop in this museum, with a tour by the sculptor himself, who will explain where, how he take his inspiration have to be done when visiting Crete.

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Neapolis, Greece
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

In a small village at the base of Mt Psiloritis the sculptor Georgios works to produce these fantastic statues, he is one of the top wood artists in the world. This is a private museum built and owned by Georgios and his brother, who show their visitors around personally and explain the origins and the time frame for carving every... More 

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