Achilleas - Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece - 2018
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The Archaeological Museum of Paleopolis, Corfu, is located in the park of the Mon Repos Palace, which is a source of natural beauty in itself, as it hosts rare species of plants and animals.
The house began to be built in 1828 according to neoclassical standards, designed and supervised by the English architect Sir George Whitmore, who was the architect of the palaces of Saints Michael and George in the great square of Corfu, Spina. as well as polar engineer J. Harper. Delivered in 1831 as a summer mansion the second British High Commissioner Ionia Islands Sir Frederick Adams (sir Frederic Adams) and Corfiot wife Nina Palatianou
n Manor hosted in 1863 and several times after the Empress of Austria Elizabeth, later built village Gastouri own mansion, known as Achillion On June 1, 1866, the mansion and gardens were given by the Corfu Provincial Council to the Greek throne then occupied by King George I who named the estate Mon Repos.(Mon Repo), meaning "my rest". Until 1967, the Mon RepoS was used by the former royal family of Greece, which simply had the use of the mansion and the space, based as it did for the Royal Palace of Athens and the Royal yacht (which belonged to the organic force of the Royal Navy (see also Government Gazette 1913, issue A sheet 67). (Source:Wikipedia)