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Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Stratou Ave, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
30 2310 868 570
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Ranked #6 of 72 Attractions in Thessaloniki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is one of those museums that the building and presentation compete with the actual exhibits in excellence. The museum building is justly considered to be the most important work of modern architecture work in Greece. The exhibits are amply contextualized and explained but not in a tiresome way for the average interested visitor. The focus is mostly on objects... More

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Oxford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

World class museum. Informative, spacious and high quality exhibits. You can get a ticket for a bit extra that also lets you into the excellent Archaeological Museum which is close by.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Being a fairly new museum it deals with the Byzantine Culture and History very well, display rooms are spacious, exhibits are documented in Greek and English. It is situated behind The Archaeological Museum which we visited first, then having a light lunch at the aforementioned we proceeded to the Museum of Byzantine Culture, making for a very informative day

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A museum in a very nice spot in the city. It has a lot of exhibits and everything is in order and very well organised

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port elizabeth south africa
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6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

a modern building with twenty plus rooms to take in byzantine culture .spend time here and afterwards enjoy a wonderful lunch .great restaurant

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The museum of byzantine culture is a relatively new museum. The architecture is nice and it is very spacious with large exhibition rooms. It gives a broad overview of life and culture in the old Byzantine empire. There are a lot of artifacts and many precious icons to watch. Perhaps it would have been good with an exhibition room that... More

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Johannesburg
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It is always interesting to see such an impressive display of Byzantine culture through centuries and especially in such a contemporary setting. Museum is excellently organized and literally lets you walk through the history. For the visitors from the western world, it is interesting and for some possibly even surprising to see that while the Western Europe was in the... More

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Sopot, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Interesting,modern museum. All the exhibits are described in Greek and English. Worth a visit. Free of charge for EU students

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A beautiful museum with some rare exhibits from Byzantine period which was a great period for Thessaloniki. The exhibits are from the religious and everyday life of the people of Byzantium. Most exciting exhibits are byzantine orthodox icons painted by artists of this era. Really worth a visit.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I liked the fact that it is not overcrowded and has visitors that are really interested to know more about the Byzantine History and culture, it is not just religion but part of the city's history and culture

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