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Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)

Imathia, Vergina 590 31, Greece
+30 2331 092347
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A jewel of a site

Vergina is a spectacular place to visit. We drove and it took some clever understanding of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
HISTORY AT ITS BEST

The village of Vergina is just 10 km after Veroia.Follow the sign, park in the parking lot... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eleftheria S
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Imathia, Vergina 590 31, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Vergina is a spectacular place to visit. We drove and it took some clever understanding of directions to finally get there. So before driving do your homework. We expected to walk around a huge archaeological site, but by chance we discovered we only had to...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 days ago

The village of Vergina is just 10 km after Veroia.Follow the sign, park in the parking lot, continue to your left and make a right turn down the road.The museum is on your left hand side.Entrance fee is 12Euros and it accepts credit and debit...More

Thank Eleftheria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, you must really want to see this museum as it is a bit difficult to find once you find Vergina, the village of its location. Signage is not clear and I ended up asking a young boy where to find the museum. Once located,...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most well-preserved piece of history and one of the most important too. The heart of ancient Macedonia and its kings beats here. Breathtaking in every sense! Definitely a must to visit.

Thank Olivia_Islington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The creators of this site did an amazing job. Effectively they scooped out the inside of a huge burial mound containing the tombs of Alexander the Great's family and installed a museum above and around. Thus the ornate tombs are there where they were found...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aside from the main tourist area, the hidden gem of ancient history. We spent almost 3 hours here with our children. It's a very impressive place. There is an unpaid parking lot nearby and some standard tavernas for quick lunch.

Thank Y B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great attraction of a very historical tomb. Discovered in 1984. Well laid out attraction, unfortunately photography is not allowed. Asked reason for the restriction and was informed it is just a decision that was made. Was further informed that a new museum is being built...More

Thank Mani B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and deep history sightseeing for those who really look for insights . Do not miss it !!!! Unbeleivable treasures and art going back in history. If Phillip's tomb is like that what Alexanders' would be like.....

Thank alexandros61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guide was amazing with a lot of knowledge and feeling for historical interpretation. Nice place with rich historical value.

Thank Lucija Š
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum gives quite a lot of information, however if you are not part of a gudied tour, you can hardly appreciate the value of the artefacts. Just looking around won't add much value to your knowledge. I would recommend visitting the place if you...More

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AvivaLondon
5 October 2016|
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Response from Ann H | Reviewed this property |
Boreas Art and Nature. Guides are Greek certified as well as having academic credentials. Excellent English, also Italian and Turkish. Evangelos was quick to respond, arranged a car, and was more than helpful. The bus is a... More
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Radu0707
15 August 2016|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum in September 2016 and several members of the staff advised me that photography/or video with or with out flash is NOT PERMITTED inside the museum..
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Agustin A
8 August 2016|
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Response from ekavis | Reviewed this property |
the only way i know is by car. Thessaloniki which is the second largest city in Greece has an airport and should be the closest major city
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