Church of Agios Spyridon
This 18th-century church was the site of an assassination of great political significance to the Greeks. On 9 October 1831 Ioannis...
Traces Greece’s military history from the War of Independence onwards through a collection of photographs, paintings, uniforms and...
Peloponnese Folklore Foundation Museum
Established by its philanthropic owner, Nafplio’s award-winning museum is a beautifully arranged collection of folk costumes and...
O Mavros Gatos
Chilled out cafe by day, buzzy bar by night, with DJs some nights. There are comfy seats outside and an interior decorated with vintage...
This intimate taverna wins points not just for the attentive service but also for its superior selection of vegetarian dishes (think...
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Komboloi Museum information
Whether or not you wish to buy Nafplio's most popular souvenir item – komboloï (worry beads) – at the shop below, it's well worth popping into the incense-scented museum upstairs to learn what distinguishes the komboloï from prayer beads and why the amber-mastic mix is so special. You may spot tiny wooden skulls, black coral inlaid with mother-of-pearl and carved ivory among the adjacent collection of prayer beads belonging to assorted religions.