Folk and history museum in Xanthi

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The "Folklore and historical museum" in Xanthi, Greece, is located in the picturesque, old part of the town. It belongs to the family of tobacco merchants of the family Kougioumtzoglou and is housed in two traditional buildings.

The "Folklore and historical museum" in Xanthi is located in the picturesque, old part of the town. It belongs to the family of tobacco merchants of the family Kougioumtzoglou and is housed in two traditional buildings, designed in renaissance style by russian architect from 1870 year.

Here you will have the opportunity to learn about the daily life of the people in the city of Xanthi, for the activities of the locals in their free time in the early 20th century and to see objects and tools that people have used in their daily lives.

The museum is on three levels, and the exhibitions on the ground and first floor are connected with the life of the middle class, and the exhibition in the cellar presents the agricultural and livestock life of Xanthi at that time. There is also a hall where screenings, lectures, concerts, temporary exhibitions and other educational activities are held.

If you decide to visit the "Folklore and historical museum" you must also see the "The House of the Shadow" in Xanthi, which is located near it.

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