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Sissi's Palace (Achilleon), Gastouri

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Commissioned by Austrian Empress Elisabeth of Bavaria as a summer holiday home, Sissi's Palace (Achilleon) was also home to Kaiser Wilhelm II. After her son died, Elisabeth decided to design a palace in Corfu, a favorite holiday destination. In 1890, the palace was built with a focus on the mythical hero, Achilles. Enter through the manicured gardens, which are dotted with statues representing Zeus and Hera. Inside the palace, you're greeted by a portrait of the tormented empress. You can explore her room, which is filled with its original artwork. The kaiser, who bought the home after the empress’s death, is represented in a room featuring his personal items, including his portrait and other paintings. Plan to visit Sissi's Palace (Achilleon) during your Gastouri vacation using our convenient Gastouri trip builder.
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  • To Corfu many interesting historical places to visit. Take hotels in North and central parts of the island. Your holiday will be filled with positive emotions!
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  • A very good Museum with zahradou and paradnou statue of krasnou Achyla. What made me very comfortable apartments and large image was staircase Achyla Parisa trojskej, during the war. Before entering the gorgeous statue of Sissi (mramorova as piestanoch). Who is on Corfu, this Museum cannot left out.
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  • Been here on two separate occasions, very romantic, beautiful stunning gardens and view. Well worth a visit, get there early to avoid the coach parties if you can. 
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