Traveler's Guide

East Macedonia & Thrace

Folklore Museum of Komotini


The Folklore Museum of Komotini, owned in Educational Association of Komotini and operated since 1962. Since 1989 housed in the mansion of Peidis in St. George str. , which is a characteristic example of local traditional architecture and restored exemplary. Through its exhibits appears the live and beuaty of Thracian art of cities and countryside. The rich collection of objects spread out over two floors, the basement and the shed yard. Traditional costumes, embroidery, carvings, copper, wood, clay and silver, agricultural tools, implements traditional professions of art, household items collected very carefully, give embossed image of traditional Greek Thrace. Many of these, however, come from Eastern and Northern Thrace and of the memorable parts of Asia Minor. Special place have the personal relics of Archbishop of Athens Chrysanthos from Trabzon (born in Komotini), large icon of the 18th century depicting Christ, Panagia, St. Anne and the Prophets and silver reliquary of excellent art.

Daily (except public holidays), 10:00 a.m - 13:00 p.m

Management Body: Educational Group of Komotini

  • Address
    13 St. George street, 69100 - Komotini
  • Contact Information
  • 04_02_BG
  • 04_02_EN
  • 04_02_GR