Museum of D. Solomos and Other Eminent People of Zakynthos
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In the historical square of Saint Markos, used to be also the Casino of the island, place of meeting for the Broads, which with the earthquakes 1953 was also destroyed. After the earhquake, in this position the "Solomos & Kalvos Museum" was built.
At the St. Mark's Square, the only one nowadays Catholic church of St. Mark built in the 16th century and the "Solomos Museum" with the tombs of two of the most important poets of Greece, the national poet Dionysios Solomos (he has written the lyrics of the national anthem of Greece) and Andreas…
Dionysios Solomos ( 8 April 1798 – 9 February 1857) was a Greek poet from Zakynthos. He is best known for writing the Hymn to Liberty (Greek: Ὕμνος εις την Ἐλευθερίαν, Ýmnos eis tīn Eleutherían), of which the first two stanzas, set to music by Nikolaos Mantzaros, became the Greek national anthem in…
The museum of our Nation poet Dionysios Solomos and many other important men of the Ionian Islands!