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The House of Shadow

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Mind Expanding!

Stopped into this small museum located in Xanthi’s charming historic neighborhood. Upon arrival, I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boynton Beach, Florida
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Mind blowing experience!

This tiny little place is somewhat like Alice in the wonderland! To my mind, the artist behind... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Athens, Greece
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The house of shadow was made to accommodate shadow artworks. In the convention hall you can you can see sculptures made from trash, which when appropriately light, they produce recognizable shadow forms.
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Orfeos 33, Xanthi 671 32, Greece
+30 697 761 2726
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped into this small museum located in Xanthi’s charming historic neighborhood. Upon arrival, I had no idea what type of art exhibit I would be seeing until one of the young ladies who worked there gave me a brief explanation. WOW!!! I have never, ever...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This tiny little place is somewhat like Alice in the wonderland! To my mind, the artist behind these sculptures must be a genius to be able to imagine the exact shadow that will come out after illuminating the objects he made! And in some cases,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The art of Mr Triantafyllos talks to the soul. Everyone should visit the House of Shadows and let himself be impressed from this inspired art. Congratulations!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Not an everyday experience. Unique way of art, expression and ability to use different materials combined with a rather mysterious and at the same time genius and precise craftsmanship! Extraordinary

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

The house of shadows is created by Triantafilos Vaitsis and it is really a small masterpiece in the heart of the old town. His themes are wonderful, symbolic and is an impetus to reflect on our souls, the way our world is constructed and in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

This place is suddenly fascinating as it is suddenly preoccupied by the narrow streets. To witness the art of the artist, which we listen to from the artist himself, with the opening of the curtain, and to believe that we see. Absolutely experience this experience.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and impressive pieces of art with deep meaning! The artist and his wife were both really kind and helpful, and the entrance fee is only 2€ and it is not obligatory.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 28, 2016

Expressing yourself with all kinds of art is great. Having something meaningful to say is rare...Simple and artistic- bravo!

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

Something interesting and rare. Must see i think for travellers at the city of Xanthi. You will be amazed by this art and it is in the old town of Xanthi.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We went there by chance and we were surprised by the kind of art he showed us.I had bo ides that such kind of art even existed.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kostan T
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