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Impressive icons.

If you are into icons, this is the place for you. There are plenty of them of various ages... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
David B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Kyrenia Icon Museum

This was a very special museum with very many icons to watch. There were also lot of other... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
BorgnyM
,
Oslo, Norway
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
23 Dec 2016
“under construction”
25 Mar 2017
“Impressive icons.”
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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you are into icons, this is the place for you. There are plenty of them of various ages, well-hung and displayed. But not much else.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was a very special museum with very many icons to watch. There were also lot of other interesting details to see both inside and outside this museum.

Thank BorgnyM
Reviewed 23 December 2016

There are nice icons but the building is still under reconstruction.So its not open for those who wish to visit.

Thank Sirin S
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Very interesting place good guide needed to help understand icons ..Icons beautiful though some not as old as thought

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Such beautiful icons all in one place, with a story to tell so I recommend speaking to a local who knows all about them. Not a place to miss it you are after the history in this part of the island. We found many who...More

1  Thank Brian A
Reviewed 1 September 2014

situated in a small orthodox church close to the harbour, the Kyrenia Icon museum, has a fairly nice selection of icons and a lovely icon-screen. Sadly very little info available on the exhibited icons.

2  Thank Rovingwalter
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Very informative museum in a lovely setting. A fabulous day. Can't wait to visit again to catch all the things we couldn't get round to.

Thank JeanW200
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Beautiful iconostasis. Icons of variable ages, some quite modern. Very quiet and very cheap. Pleasantly cool. Wont take long to visit-30 mins max I reckon.

2  Thank Hstevens282
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Firstly - it wasn't easy to find; we stumbled upon the museum by chance. The outside of the building is simple, but the interior is a really lovely design. The icons are very varied and it is interesting to see the way that art has...More

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Lucky to visit this with a guide who could point out some of the more amazing icons, tell little stories about them or just details about construction, the difference between Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic icons etc. Don't forget to also visit Kykkos Monastery and...More

Thank FionaG350
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gisaacgeorge
23 December 2014|
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Response from Hstevens282 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I did not note the opening times nor have I kept any infomation about it. As the previous respondent said I imagine it will be open in Dec and Jan as it is a government sponsored museum.
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