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Papadiamantis Museum

Papadiamantis Museum Review

The House of Papadiamantis is a tribute to one of Greece's finest writers, Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851–1911), lauded by some as "the Greek Dostoyevsky." His native Skiathos played a prominent role in his essays, short stories, and novels, as did plots strongly inspired by the human condition, war, pirate invasions, the Greek Orthodox faith, captivity, and simple rural life. Several of his novels have been translated into English, including the internationally acclaimed The Murderess. The exhibits here deal with the author's daily life, ranging from his furniture and personal belongings to vintage photographs.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Right off Papadiamantis at fork, Skiathos Town, Skiathos 37002
  • Phone: 24270/23843
  • Cost: €2
  • Hours: July and Aug., daily 9:30–1:30 and 5–8:30; Sept.–June, daily 9:30–1:30 and 5–8:30
  • Location: Skiathos Town
Updated: 05-26-2011

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