A place travelers can visit Achilleion Palace
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General description: Achilleion PalaceLocated in Gastouri, the palace was built in 1890 for the Empress of Austria and was later bought by Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany. Over looking the sea and Corfu town this is definately a palace to bring your camera along.
The palace is an interest especially to English tourists as it is the birthplace of Prince Phillip.
In the garden there are many sculptured statues of the Greek Gods and Goddesses.
Prices begin at 22€ wihtout guide and 30€ with guide.
Daily March 1st- November 2012
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We saw the beautiful Achillion Palace from Gastouri (about 9 km from Corfu Town) in the penultimate day of our holiday in Corfu, when we went in the Grand Island Tour. The Palace It was originally built for the Elisabeth von Wiltelsbach , Empress of Austria, known as Princess Sissy. The palace shows Princess Sissy’s love for Greek mythology and it is called Achillion to honor the Greek hero Achilles. There is a beautiful garden and the palace is surrounded by pine forest. In the Gardens you will see the marble statues of Achilles, Aphrodi... Read more
in September 12,
Claudiu Victor, Age 41-45