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Archbishop Makarios III Foundation - Byzantine Museum and Art Galleries

5 Andrea Loannou | Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
06-231392
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We arrived here on what was Museum Day at all the other locations on the island therefore no one... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TERRAvelista
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Very good Byzantine Museum for understanding the history of this country. The old icons are lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Vlad-Ioan S
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Timisoara, Romania
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5 Andrea Loannou | Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived here on what was Museum Day at all the other locations on the island therefore no one paid anything. Yet here we were told the following day was going to be the Museum day. We were not even offered the audio guide and...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very good Byzantine Museum for understanding the history of this country. The old icons are lovely and they will teach you the basics of Orthodoxy!

Thank Vlad-Ioan S
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

First off, the name of the museum is a little misleading. The first and second floor of the museum houses Iconography only and the third floor house work by local artists. Some of the artworks are of very high quality, others in various staged of...More

1  Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Archbishop Makarios III foundation exhibits the history of the first President of the Republic of Cyprus. A place undeniably important for people that what to find more about the island's history.

Thank Κυριακος Χ
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Our local friend recommended a visit to the Foundation's museum and gallery. With a modest interest in art we spent a pleasant couple of hours going through the religously themed art gallery and then focussing on the Byzantine icons. The latter were a gem. Although...More

1  Thank David O
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is quite an impressive building and the museum inside it is also interesting. The entry fee is quite low. There are many icons and other artifacts from Byzantine cathedrals and monasteries. It is an interesting museum also because you do get an education of...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I was in the area and went out of curiosity.some eye catching items.Also. a propaganda piece about how the Turks were destroying everything.In my view true or not this has no place in a museum.

Thank wingate
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

One would need at least 3-4 hours to do justice. With a low entry fee of Euro 4, I entered the musuem with the whole day to spare. On the ground floor outside the entrance they had the history of Archbishop Makarios with pictures and...More

1  Thank Frank_from_perth
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

There is a superb collection of magnificent Byzantine icons. There are more than200 pieces from several centuries

Thank bruno123452015
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The collection of Icons is extensive and demonstrates their long history. Many are in excellent condition and could almost be contemporary. There is an interesting insight to the problems a divided Cyprus faces in mosaics taken from Christian Churches in Northern Cyprus by Turkish dealers...More

Thank Michael H
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