Shadow Theatre Narrative Museum (THEASI)
Artist Giorgos Hassanako runs this folk-art studio, which is both a shop and a museum. The ornate shadow puppets he creates are designed in profile, following the Greek tradition. Some ride on simple sticks, while others have jointed heads and limbs that can be moved independently. The most elaborate are crafted from tanned leather, cut out like lace and gorgeously painted. Hassanako makes custom orders for anything from mermaids to international politicians. You'll need to call ahead to arrange a visit.
By Amanda Castleman, AFAR Local Expert
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