Fodor's Expert Review Corfu Reading Society

Corfu Town Fodor's Choice

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, is only open in the morning, stands behind the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George 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.

Fodor's Choice Library

Quick Facts

Kapodistriou 120
Corfu Town, Corfu  Greece


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free for scholars, Closed Sat. and Sun., Mon.–Sat. 9:30–1

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