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A very enjoyable visit.

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this mansion. As there were not other visitors we were given a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
gerryexmouth
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
A beautiful mansion for those of us who love to visit stately homes

We stayed at Volcano View Hotel south of Fira and google maps showed this as a short walk away. It... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Kathy E
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

A truly elegant mansion which provides an insight to the wealth of Santorini in the nineteenth century
The owners were trading through Odessa into Russia during the reign of the Tzars
This is one of the few mansions which have been restored since the earthquake of 1954
My guide was very informative & extremely courteous
The location in Messaria is not easy to find but worth the effort

1  Thank Doug S
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

We decided to have a larger look at the island than the usual touristic attractions, and the Argyros Mansion provides an example of the more recent but still interesting local life in Santorini. The guide who introduced us to the visit has been extremely professional and competent, but also friendly, and this made our visit very valuable!

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Reviewed 8 May 2015

One of the few historic house-museums open to the public in Greece. Beautifully and meticulously restored after the 1956 earthquake, it belonged to a prosperous wine merchant family. Much of the furniture and possessions still belong to their descendants. The home is a fascinating glimpse into the 19th century, and is filled with various European decorative arts, especially Russian and Austrian. The guide spoke fluent English - her knowledge and enthusiasm really made the visit special - so I'm adding a star especially for her efforts.

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Reviewed 2 October 2014

There are not many old buildings in Santorini because of the destruction caused by the 1956 earthquake, this building whilst severely damaged has been restored to its former glory, by the family and state. A real step back in time to the 18th century and life of a wealthy family.

What makes this place extra special is the knowledge of the guide. She went out of her way to explain the restoration, the way the house was run and how life was in its heyday. She left you to explore but offered comments and information in a friendly and highly informative way. Thank you for making this visit so special.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
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