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Ethnographic Museum


Basic Information

Location 39°40′24.8″N 20°51′36.9″E
Phone number +30 2651 026356
Country Greece
City Ioannina

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://www.about-ioannina.gr/ioannina_en/the_castel.htm
Geographical Coordinates 39.67359,20.86025


It is housed in the Aslan Pasha Mosque, also known as the Mosque of Ali Pasha, in the Old Castle (Kastro) of Ioannina since 1933. The Mosque was built in 1618 and in 1993 it was renovated to its present form.

Its permanent exhibition includes pottery, pictures, and other traditional decorative items, as well as jewelry, textiles, hand-weapons, wood-carved pieces of furniture and several personal objects that belonged to historical personalities.

There are also early photographs and paintings related to the liberation of the city of Ioannina. Additionally the museum hosts exhibitions on historical topics as well as collections of art.

The museum also contains a Jewish exhibition.

Photo Gallery

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