Outside view
 
Address: 89, Megalou Alexandrou St., Kastoria, Macedonia, Greece
Opening Hours: By appointment, daily
Phone No: (++30) 24640 29719
 

 

On the ground floor of an apartment building on the shore of Kastoria Lake is Nikos Pistikos’s Kastoria Monuments Museum. For many years, Pistikos devoted his free time to making scale models of the monuments of Kastoria out of a variety of materials, having first carried out on-the-spot investigations, taken measurements so that his models would be to scale, and photographed each building so that he could reproduce all its distinctive features and details.

Out of love for art and for the city of Kastoria, Pistikos began to display his work to the public in 1991, creating a museum in which visitors can admire scale models of all the Kastorian monuments: old town houses, Byzantine churches, the monasteries of the surrounding area, the lakeside settlement at Dispilio, and a model of the city of Kastoria itself. There are also copies of the vitraux, the colourful stained glass that adorned the old town houses in Kastoria.

Early in 2000 the museum is to be moved to the Kastor Hotel at the entrance to the city.

Copies of the vitraux and Byzantine churches
Copies of the vitraux and Byzantine churches
Old town houses of Kastoria
Old town houses of Kastoria
Old town house of Kastoria
Old town house of Kastoria


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