Corfu Sights

Corfu Reading Society

  • Kapodistriou 120 Map It
  • Corfu Town
  • Library/Archive
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

The oldest cultural institution in modern Greece, the Corfu Reading Society was founded in 1836. The building, filled with books and archives relating to the Ionian islands, stands opposite the High Commissioner's Palace and has an impressive exterior staircase leading up to a loggia. Inside is a book-lover's delight, with 19th-century decor that is evocative testimony to the "English age" that gave Corfu so much of its character.

Sight Information

Address:

Kapodistriou 120, Corfu Town, Corfu, Greece

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Phone:

26610-39528

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 9:30–1

Published 07/23/2015

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