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Athens Underground Museum

Every year 350 millions visitors cross the threshold of this unconventional ‘museum’, inaugurated in Athens in 2000. Strictly speaking is nothing but the city’s metro system but what a metro! The exhibits consist of ancient treasures (original artifacts, statues, relics of roads and aqueduct, replicas from Acropolis marble friezes, etc.) that came to light during the excavations for the construction of the tunnels along with creative works of contemporary, well-known Greek artists.

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On the footsteps of Andy Warhol

We visit the Warhol Family Museum of Modern Art in the artist’s hometown, Medzilaborce, in the far north-east of Slovakia (yes, Warhol was born Andrej Warhola and was of European origin!) and we discover why this massive concrete edifice, built among hills dotted with wooden houses in the country’s backyard could be awarded the title of the most fascinating and unexpectedly surrealistic museum in Europe.

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