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Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta

1-5 Sigrou | Achaia, Kalavrita 250 01, Greece
+30 2692 023646
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Powerful evocation of a wartime massacre

Don’t be misled by the use of the epithet “holocaust” - this has nothing to do with the Jewish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thornton-Le-Dale, United Kingdom
Remember and try to understand.

Beautiful small 'Museum' but this isn't history. Brings the war so close especially if you have... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
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1-5 Sigrou | Achaia, Kalavrita 250 01, Greece
+30 2692 023646
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don’t be misled by the use of the epithet “holocaust” - this has nothing to do with the Jewish victims of fascism. Nevertheless, what happened at Kalavryta was yet another evil consequence of the Nazi regime in Germany. Kalavryta was the location for a notorious...More

Thank Fergs85
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautiful small 'Museum' but this isn't history. Brings the war so close especially if you have stayed with local families as they lost their grandfathers,uncles , brothers. Difficult to comprehend now.

Thank Louise Y
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The beauty of the ride from Diakopto to Kalavryta on the narrow gauge railway is unsurpassed. The lovely village of Kalavryta must have been the most awful place in 1943. Visits to the Memorial on the hill where so many died and the Museum of...More

Thank Oggy623
Reviewed 24 August 2017

If you re waiting to visit a super fancy museum, dont go. If you want to see many exhibits, dont go. If you re not really interested on the history of that village, dont go. What happened to Kalavrita was not that they just had...More

Thank cynthia r
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing small museum. The events in this town were truly horrendous, you must visit here and the memorial at the top of the hill where the events in 1943 took place. Thanks to the town for keeping the memories alive with this informative...More

Thank Christie A
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was a moving experience made all the more memorable by the beautiful decorations in the church. We stopped in the village after taking the train from Diakopto into the mountains. Before lunch we took a walk through the village and came across the church....More

Thank Iain T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is an excellent Museum, and possibly the only one of its kind in Greece. It commemorates the murder, by the Nazi Germans, of hundreds of men and boys over the age of 13, on 13 December, 1943. It is in the centre of the...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Very informative museum describing the horrors and atrocities performed by the Nazis in WWII. They were ready to burn alive women and children in the town's school, massacred all men above 14 years old. Shocking and revolting!

1  Thank Keren Y
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The Kalavryta holocaust museum is a powerful and poignant recounting of a savage massacre of village men in December 1943. The exhibits provide background on the village and on the people affectd by the massacre, the events leading up to the Nazi attack, and the...More

Thank hephaistos2
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This museum is a very moving and heart-touching experience. I visit it every time I come to Kalavrita.

Thank Jo A
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