Municipal Conservatory of Kavala


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Municipal Conservatory of Kavala

Photo by Achileas Savvopoulos

The Municipal Conservatory of Kavala is the building with the most obvious neoclassical features (pediments, pilasters, window frames with rhomboid geometric shapes below them, etc.). It was built prior to 1884 as the residence of a rich tobacco merchant. It took its present form after the end of the First World War, when it was renovated to house a bank.

Today it serves as the Municipal Conservatory of Kavala and houses the following departments: Accordion, Harmonium, Violin, Byzantine Music, Clarinet, Percussion, Guitar, Singing, Preparatory, Piano, Trumpet, Cello, Flute, Fife and Higher Theory.

Next to today’s conservatory is the building of the old conservatory of Kavala, a unique example in the town of French rococo architecture. Its external surfaces are filled with sculpted decorative elements. This building was constructed in the same period as the current conservatory but is now completely abandoned.

Useful information


67 Venizelou St
65403 Kavala


+30 2510 222119


+30 2510 221963

Opening hours

09:30 – 21:30



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