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Museum of Traditional Pottery

Gazi, Keramikos & Metaxourgio

If the Kerameikos site sparks your curiosity, head to this small museum around the corner. In a lovely neoclassical building, it's dedicated to the history of (relatively) contemporary Greek pottery, exhibiting a selection from the museum's collection of 4500-plus pieces. There's also a reconstruction of a traditional potter's workshop.

The centre holds periodic exhibitions and there's a shop selling ceramics from around Greece.

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