Watch the royal tomb in Thessaloniki, the golden coffin of Philip of Macedon, his armor and his golden wreath.
In the archeology museum of Thessaloniki, an artifact from the history of Macedonia, which was part of Ancient Greece, is kept - a golden coffin with the remains of King Philip II.
Philip II ruled Macedonia in the 4th century BC, significantly strengthened his state, but in history is better known as the father of Alexander the Great.
Together with the remains you will see a golden coffin in which the king was buried, his armor and a golden wreath.
How to do?
1. Look for the golden tomb of Philip II in a specially constructed outbuilding.
2. Take a look how the armor and other attributes of the king looked.
Where to do?
The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
In the museum of archeology, the artifact from the history of the Macedonian state is stored - the golden coffin of Philip II.3
6, Manoli Andronikou StreetOpen hours:
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.Phone:
+30 2313 310201Official website: https://www.amth.gr/en
When to do?
Monday-Sunday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
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