Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Corfu

Corfu is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Corfu one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Corfu is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Corfu or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Corfu. Explore the historical monuments of Corfu with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Corfu guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Corfu page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Corfu with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Achilleion

    #1 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Achillion, Achilleio, Corfu, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 Achil...Read more

  2. Old Fortress Corfu

    #2 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Old Fortress Corfu

    Tags: Light House, View Point, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece‬

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    A venetian fort built in the 15th century, the Old fortress is as much a modern part of Corfu as it is historical. The old structure was built to protect the island from Ottoman intruders when the Ven...Read more

  3. The Liston

    #3 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    The Liston

    Tags: Cafe, Restaurant, Square, Architecture

    Address: Corfu Town, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  4. New Fortress

    #4 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    New Fortress

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Architecture , Fort

    Address: Paleo Enetiko Frourio, Corfu 49100, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 unde...Read more

  5. Mon Repos Palace

    #5 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Mon Repos Palace

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Heritage Building

    Address: Analipsis Hill, Corfu 49100, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Mon Repos Palace was built in the early 19th century as a gift from the British Lord High Commissioner of Ionian Island – Frederick Dam for his second wife Diamantina Palatino. However, the ...Read more

  6. British Cemetery

    #6 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    British Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: 20, Kolokotroni 8, Kerkira, Corfu 491 00, Greece

    The British Cemetery is visited by locals and tourists to pay respect to the World War heroes who laid their lives for Corfu. There are in all 29 burials - 13 World War I soldiers who died during the ...Read more

  7. Angelokastro Castle

    #7 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Angelokastro Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Ionian Islands, Corfu Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Located almost 30 kilometers to the west of Corfu town, the Angelokastro or the Castle of Angels is a Byzantine Castle located at a height of about 1000 feet above sea level. The place known for its a...Read more

  8. Paleopolis Archaeological Site

    #8 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Paleopolis Archaeological Site

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Archaeological Site

    Address: near Mon Repos Palace, Corfu 49100, Greece

    The ancient ruins of the Palaiopolis Archaeological Site used to be the central area of the Island and a majority of the public activities were arranged here. Today the archeological site showcases ru...Read more

  9. Palace Of St. Michael And St. George

    #9 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Palace Of St. Michael And St. George

    Tags: Art Gallery, Garden, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Agoniston Politechniou street, Corfu (citta) 491 00, Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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, t...Read more

  10. Palaio Frourio

    #10 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Palaio Frourio

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Corfu 491 00, Greece

    Stunning view of the city mixed with historical importance is what you will get at Palaio Frourio. You will love knowing the history of different periods on this island and there is a beautiful lighth...Read more

  11. Old Fort

    #11 of 11 Historical Places in Corfu
    Old Fort

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Corfu 491 00, Greece

    You will get to know about the rules during the Byzantine times here at Old Fort in Corfu. You will need about an hour to complete a tour around this Vietnamese fortress that has a lot of collection t...Read more

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