Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Corfu is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Corfu a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Corfu.
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Achillion, Achilleio, Corfu, Greece
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Built in the 19th century by the Empress of Austria (lovingly known as Sissy), the Palace was the result of the Empress’s love of Greek Mythology and hence the palace followed the theme of Achilles.
Following the death of her only Son, the Empress put her mind and soul into getting the palace built. After her death the palace was abandoned du...
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Thinali 49083, Corfu, Greece
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The highest peek in Corfu, Mont Pantokrator is a popular pilgrim spot for the Transfiguration of Christ Church built in the 17th century. The Mount is located 30 kilometers to the North-East of Corfu and takes around 2 hours for a return journey.
The Mount Pantokrator summit is located at a height of 906 meters and offers a splendid view of the who...
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Palaiokastritsa, Corfu Island, Greece
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located 25 kilometers from Corfu Town, Palaiokastritsa offers many activities for tourists and locals. The village is perfect if you want to explore the west coast of Corfu Island and has many attractions located close to each other.
Palaiokastritsa beach: A must if you want to Paddleboat in the Ionian Sea!
Agios Spyridonos chu...
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Corfu Town, Greece
12:01 am - 12:00 am
One of the most popular squares in Corfu, Liston is the heart of the weekend hustle-bustle. The square has it all- from small cafes, restaurants, old buildings and a nearby garden to offer the essence of the city.
Stop by at one of the restaurants and cafes to grab a bite.
Pedestrian streets lined with umbrellas
Beautiful historic architecture
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Paleo Enetiko Frourio, Corfu 49100, Greece
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The New fortress was built by Venetians to include the area left out of the old Fortress and to buckle-up Corfu’s defense. Even though initiated by the Venetians, the fortress was completed under the British rule and was built around 1570-1580 by the Italian architect Fransisco Vitelli. The new fortress is known for its 2 levels of constructi...
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Agiou Spyridon, Corfu Town, Corfu, 49100, Greece
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
Built in 1590, the church is one of the highlights in Corfu as it is the church of the town’s Patron- St. Spyridon. Even though the patron never stayed in Corfu, his remains are kept at this church.
St. Spyridon is loved by the Islanders as they believe the Saint saved the Island 4 times- plague of 1629 and 1673, famine of 1533 and the Ottoma...
The Palace of St. Michael and St. George is famous for its iconic white Maltese stone architecture with classic Venetian touches along with British influences. Constructed in the early 19th century, the Palace was in use as the High Commissioner’s residence to later serve as a Senate house (for a few years), after the World Wars and Italian b...
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Palea Anaktora, Kerkira 491 00, Greece
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
If you are looking for the one Art museum in Corfu which will give you a wide variety of exhibits to see from all around the world, then head to the Museum of Asiatic art.
The Collection includes:
Japanese Art: 6,200 items from 10,500 BC to 300 B.C to the 19th century.
Chinese art: 3,500 items including pottery, brass-art, sculptures, ivory and ot...
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Kapodistriou street, Corfu 49100, Greece
08:30 am - 03:00 pm
The Byzantine Museum of Antivoiniotissa was originally built as a Church dedicated to The Holy Mother of God ‘Antivouniotissa’ in the 15th century.
Today, the museum holds some of the best art works from 15th to 19th century Corfu. The article and exhibits all showcase the significance and metamorphism of art and religion in the region ...