Fodor's Expert Review Benaki Museum of Islamic Art

Gazi-Kerameikos Museum/Gallery

Housed in a gleaming white neoclassical mansion with a sweeping view of the Kerameikos cemetery (that can be relished over coffee at the rooftop café), this annex of the Benaki Museum provides a welcoming home to its extensive Islamic art collection (which is considered among the most important in the world). More than 8,000 pieces of art hail from regions as widely spread geographically as North Africa, India, Persia, Asia Minor, Arabia, Mesopotamia, and even Sicily and Spain.

Museum/Gallery

Quick Facts

Dipilou 12
Athens, Attica  10553, Greece

210-325–1311

www.benaki.gr

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €7, Permanent collection €9; temporary exhibitions €7, Closed Mon.–Wed

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