"MUSEUMS" Zante Things to Do Tip by vago1

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The Museum Solomos and Kalvas contain the skeletons of the national poets Dionysios Solomos and Andreas Kalvas in its mausoleum.
Further on you can find in the basement, the Solomos room; the Romas room; the Nicholas and Kolyva room containing important manuscripts of Dionysios Solomos; and also the room of eminent Zakynthians together with a rich collection of portraits of them.
Also there is a well-stocked library, period furniture, a folk and archaeological collection and a large number of photos. The museum was rebuilt in 1957 and is in operation since 1967 and is located at St. Markus Square.
The New Museum, with artwork in the Byzantine and post- Byzantine style, can be found at Solomou Square.

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