Achilleio in Corfu
Achilleio is located on the east side of the city 9km away fron Town,on a verdurous hill, surrounded by gardens. It is a palace under the rythm of a mansion of Pompiia , it was built in 1889-1892 , the drawings was made by the Italian arcitect Raffaelle Carito, and it served as the hideway of the Empress of Austria and Queen Elizabeth of Hungary, known as Sissy, γνωστή ως Σίσσυ. His main characteristic is the number of statues depicting forms of Greek mythology and heroes from the epics of Homer. On the roof of the ground floor it is worth one's attention the fresco depicting the four seasons. In the chapel of the building, the mural with the depiction of trial of Christ attracts the interest of visitors.The most impressive statues are those of the Olympian gods, the peristyle of the 9 Muses and the famous statue of Achilles dying. Impression is caused by the oversized statue of Achilles which height is 11,5 roughly metres with the base. In 1907 the palace was bought from Goylielmo B' Kaizer, who realised enough interventions in the building, while during the A and B' World war the palace suffered enough deteriorations. Afterwards the re-establishment of damage and his recent renovation, the palace henceforth functions as museum.