Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea that still radiates the spirit of a distant glorious past. Its rich multi-cultural heritage, its historic monuments, its stunning natural landscape, its crystal clear seas, and its excellent weather all year round explain why Corfu is one of the most sought after tourist destination in the world. The beautifully preserved old town of Corfu with its Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Palaces, fortresses, austere public buildings, alleyways, narrow cobbled streets and squares, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The rich history of the island has been displayed in numerous museums and art galleries scattered throughout the city. The best way to experience the island of Corfu and to get a better understanding of its rich history is by taking a tour of some of the best museums in Corfu including Achilleion Palace, Mon Repos Palace, Casa Parlante Museum, Museum of Asian Art and Byzantine Museum of Antivouniotissa. Other top museums in Corfu include the Archaeological Museum, The Folkloric Museum of Central Corfu, The Olive Museum, The Solomos Museum, The Numismatic Museum, The Museum of Capodistrias and even unique museums like Corfu Costume Museum and The Mantzaros Music Museum. The museums on the island of Corfu would take you on a historical journey, recite the tales of how the city came to be what it is today and is definitely going to be one of the most memorable experiences of one's life.