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The Museums

The Archaeological Museum of Aegina

The Archaeological Museum of Aegina has ancient remains and relics. It was founded in 1828 by Ioannis Kapodistrias. In the museum, there are different vessels, pottery, ceramics, alabasters, statuettes, inscriptions, coins, weapons and copper vessels. In the lobby of the museum, there is a representation of the first greek residence, called "the white house". It had 2 floors and a loundry that was made of copper and embossed tombs from the cemetary of Rineias. The museum consists of 3 rooms in which are all the exhibits.

The Historic Museum of Aegina

The Historic Museum of Aegina is in Spirou Rodi street. On the groundfloor, there is a place for exhibitions which is also used as the spiritual Center. On the first floor there are many historic and folklore exhibits. Theatrical plays are often performed in the garden of the museum.

Chris Kapralo's Museum

Apart from the historic Museum in Aegina there is also the Chris Kapralo's Museum which is in the northwest part of the island about 3 kilometers from the town. In the museum there are many exhibits like paintings, sculptures, ceramics and works of forged lead and copper.

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Activities in Aegina

Aegina island, apart from its beaches, the green-blue sea, the romantic walks, the tranquility and the night life, it offers to the vacationers intense and not only activities, combining sea and mountain.

In Aegina there are many sightseeings. The Archaeological museum, the archaeological site of Kolona, the Temple of Aphaia, the Temple of Apollo, and many other sights.

From the port of Aegina starts a boat which makes the circumnavigation of the island, giving you the opportunity to admire its unique beaches.

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Aegina island

The city of Aegina is the capital city of the island and it's located on the west side. It's built amphitheatrical towards the sea. When you enter the harbor, the small, white church of Saint Nikolas welcomes you.

Your first impession is the modern type classical buildings, which are located along the sea front of the island and have terristrial shade colors which make them look even more beautiful at sunset. The economic and social life of Aegina is centralized on the coastal road and the parallel roads.