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Περιήγηση στο Ναύπλιο
Virtual Tour of Nafplio
Tour Guidé ă Nauplie
Rundgang in Nauplia
Visita a Nauplio

Nauplion (general)
Old Town (general)
Pronia The Suburb
PandesChurch of Aghii The
The Lion of Bavaria
Funerary Monuments in the Nauplion Graveyard
The 'New Byzantium' Settlement
Theatre Studies Department of the University of the Peloponnese
National Gallery-Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Nauplion Annex
The Family Home of Nikos Karouzos
The OSE Park – The Municipal Odeon 'Konstantinos Nonis' – The 'Stathmos' Children’s Museum
Kolokotronis Park
Staikopoulos Park
The Land Gate
The Grimani Bastion
The Courthouse
Kapodistrias Square
The Armansperg Residence
The Acronauplia
The Three Admirals’ Square
Town Hall
The 'Megalos Dromos' (Great Road)
War Museum-Nauplion Annex
Metropolitan Church of Aghios Georgios
The Nauplian Progressive Association 'The Palamidis'
The Catholic Church of Metamorphosis Tou Sotiros (The Transfiguration of the Saviour)
Aghios Spyridon Square
The Church of Aghios Spyridon
The Church of Aghia Sophia
The Sagredo Gate
Syndagma Square
The Archaeological Museum
The Parliament Building
The Turkish Medrese / 'Leonardo Prison'
The 'Trianon'
Gialos Neighbourhood
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and Folk Art Museum Vassilios Papantoniou
The Nauplion Art Gallery
Nauplion Central Public Library 'The Palamidis'
The Church of Aghios Nikolaos
Philellinon Square
The Customs House
The Church of Panaghia
The Shore
The Bastion of 'Pende Adelphia'
The Arvanitia Promenade
The Church of Aghios Anastasios
The Monastery of Aghia Moni
Alpha Bank's Exhibition Space

Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and Folk Art Museum Vassilios Papantoniou

The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ‘Vassilios Papantoniou’, the PLI, was founded in 1974, by the famous designer-scriptwriter, Ioanna Papantoniou, in memory of her father Vassilios Papantoniou. The purpose of this important foundation, which is based in Nafplio, is the research, study, preservation and display of modern Greek culture. The Folk Art Museum which was organised by and belongs to the PLI, is housed in the building at 1 Vasileos Alexandrou Street, and won the European Museum of the Year Award in 1981. The museum houses important exhibitions on the second and third floors, while in the entrance, which is designed for a variety of uses, there have been a multitude of artistic exhibitions and special events. The museum shop is also located here, where one can find the many books, CDs, posters and cards published by the museum, as well as copies of exhibits and other gifts. Clothes, textiles and jewellery comprise the bulk of the museum’s collection. However, there are also: musical instruments, engravings, objects from popular theatre, ceramics, metalwork, pottery and objects made of rush and wood. There is also an important fashion collection, which includes the tools of the fashion trade. Most of the objects in the collection date from the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, while many are older. Today the number of artefacts exceeds 25,000 and a computer programme called ‘Aristidis’ was designed to keep track of them all. The offices of the PLI are at 6 Vassileos Alexandrou Street, in the same building as the library, which is unique in the field of museums and ethnology.