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Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia

15 -17 Hippocrates Street, Laiki Yitonia | Nicosia, Nicosia 1500, Cyprus
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Ranked #4 of 57 Attractions in Nicosia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In the heart of the old city of Nicosia, a walk from the main municipal parking lot (Tafros), this small museum has so much to offer. The building alone is worth visiting. The permanent exhibition offers insides of the history of the island and the temporary ones are unusual and unique (lately it hosted drawings of children during the Turkish... More

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Markham, Ontario
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3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I love the way this museum is curated and the thought that was put into the exhibits. I was able to appreciate the rich history of Nicosia and Cyprus. Admission is free and it is a great way to spend an hour and learn about the history and culture of Cyprus.

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Cyprus
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visited the museum during the international museum day, as a family with two small kids. The museum offers a nice view of the history of Cyprus, particularly the Byzantine and Venetian eras. My older kid (aged 4) was quite happy with our visit and had a lot of questions about the exhibits. I would recommend this to Cypriots as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have visited this museum several times and each visit is most interesting as it is constantly renewing its displays ... We learn every time something more about our country.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We really liked the way it was set out and had obviously been reworked to a high degree. most interesting and informative

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We have been there last June with friends from Lithuania. We enjoyed it a lot. Many things to learn about Cyprus and not only . Friendly staff and helpful signs everywhere. Even some video available. We felt like being in other time ....

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, placed in the old city of Nicosia is a most place to visit when you visit Cyprus where you can learn about the history and social development of the city of Nicosia from the Chalcolithic period to the present day. As one of the oldest and richest cities of Europe I strongly recommend it!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This museum is the best that I have seen here in Cyprus.It is situated in the old part of the capital not far from the main pedestrian street Ledras. It was once the house of a well know doctor and former Mayor of the city. It is a MUST SEE for anyone visitin Cyprus and Nicosia.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This was the second time I have been to Leventis museum it is in the heart of Nicosia. The exhibition is in a beautiful traditional house with a courtyard which is paved on different levels. There is a permanent exhibition about the history of Cyprus with an interactive film explaining it in different languages, there are plenty of examples of... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Although the museum is not bad, there needs to be some training done to the staff there - namely the security company, Group 4. HOW THE HELL can they expect a NINE year old to know that where there is a no flash photography sign, as there is throughout the museum, in one room this means no photography? Add to... More

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