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Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia

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Address: 15 -17 Hippocrates Street, Laiki Yitonia | Nicosia, Nicosia 1500, Cyprus
Phone Number: 357-22-661475
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On a whim we wondered into this museum and were thoroughly impressed. The collection is astounding and gives you a great sense of the multifaceted and multicultural history of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

On a whim we wondered into this museum and were thoroughly impressed. The collection is astounding and gives you a great sense of the multifaceted and multicultural history of the island. My favorite part was probably the fossils they had in the first exhibit and the pottery collections. It's not every day you get to see intact pottery from 4000BC!... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A fascinating medium sized museum in the centre of the old city. Very well set out and organised. A very good potted history of Nicosia with lots of artifacts to view - be sure to obtain a map from the reception desk. Very friendly reception and security staff. Clean loos.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A great museum that showcases the history of Nicosia from the begining.. With interactive videos, divisions by age etc. A must visit!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
75 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a very good museum, not too large, not too small, and we enjoyed our visit. We asked for maps of the museum layout from the desk by the entrance, which were freely given. Displays are mostly on Floor 1, some on Floor 2 including the exhibition which changes but which was costume when we visited. There is a... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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47 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a very interesting collection focused on history of Nicosia and Cyprus with some great exhibits. Free but contributions welcome. Some great jewellery, pottery and costumes. It is not large and is therefore very manageable in an hour or so. Toilets.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good facilities and its free. You give a donation in the end but its worth visiting as there are unteresting things to see next to tge restaurant's and shopping centers

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Museum showcases a variety of items from various eras in the history of the island. If you only chose to visit one museum in Nicosia, or your time is limited and wand to spend it strolling and exploring the old city, then take some time to spend in this museum as well. It's well situated right in the heart of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Don't be put off by the slightly drab exterior and the closed doors, to this building. Inside is a wonderful FREE museum. An absolute must, if you want to learn about the island's past.

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cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I enjoyed the salad and they have an excellent grilled salmon. Service was perfect and quick. Very nice atmosphere

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Copenhagen, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Leventis is the best of the museums we visited in Nicosia. Compared to Cyprus Museum this place was far more interesting.

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