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Museum of Byzantine Culture

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Address: 2 Stratou Ave, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
Phone Number: 30 2310 868 570
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For history lovers

If you are not a history lover this museum is probably not for you but if you are a history lover you should visit this museum. Divided into 11 rooms it shows how life was in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Limassol, Cyprus
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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

If you are not a history lover this museum is probably not for you but if you are a history lover you should visit this museum. Divided into 11 rooms it shows how life was in the Byzantine Empire of which Thessaloniki was the second largest city. You can see it all in an hour if you are not going... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great exhibits, very nice environment, very well marked and with detailed explanations. The building has interesting architecture and the café-restaurant next to it is very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The museum is very conveniently set, and describes beautifully the history of Byzantium in the Thessaloniki area. I highly reccomend a visit in this museum!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Loved learning about the Byzantine era. Beautifully displayed and very informative. Price included entrance to Archaelogical Museum too.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

while in thessaloniki one must visit the byzantine museum where you can have a glimpse on the history of the church with many precious historical icons.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

we loved the setting of the flow of the rooms made it so easy and interesting to move to the next ! great building.

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Corinth, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I went mostly for the building, designed by renowned Greek architect Kiriakos Krokos and while I wasn't 100% convinced by the signature red bricks, the lay out is flowing nicely and accommodates the narrative of the exhibition well. The narrative is chronological, showing the different stages of the Byzantine empire in the area that is today's northern Greece. There are... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I walked here after visiting the archeological museum. I assumed it would have relatively small exhibits, but I was pleasantly surprised. The exhibits were well organized and well marked in English. Definitely worth a visit--perhaps pair it with the archeological museum. If you are Catholic/Orthodox, definitely don't miss this attraction. It contains tons of early Christian items.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very well segmented historically, in this museum you will see authentic examples of the life of Byzantium. I was impressed by collection of coins and personal belongings of the people of that era. Unfortunately the tour inside the museum is in two languages. Greek and English.

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Steinwenden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

After visiting the Archaeological Museum, with the same special and good price ticket, I went to this very interesting museum. It’s located very near to the Archaeological Museum in a very special and brilliant architecture building. The Museum of Byzantine Culture display is full of beautiful art pieces and other interesting items worth a longer visit, maybe next time. I’d... More 

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