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Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou

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Go on Thursday

This is a really interesting museum. It is very well laid out with excellent descriptions of the... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2019
George H
Halloumi experience

On Tuesdays at 11.45 AM there is free tour through the most traditional places in Athienou. It... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Szczecin, Poland
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Feb 28, 2019
“Go on Thursday”
Feb 23, 2018
“Halloumi experience”
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

This is a really interesting museum. It is very well laid out with excellent descriptions of the exhibits. It is much, much better than many of the museums in the bigger cities. And unlike in Larnaca it is OPEN. Yes, it is a small museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

On Tuesdays at 11.45 AM there is free tour through the most traditional places in Athienou. It starts in the house where two lovely ladies show how the halloumi cheese is made. Next you can eat some local food and freshly made hot haloumi. After...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Lovely museum demonstrating the local history of the area, the local lace production and local town history. The town has a tradition of a special country bread and traditional Halloumi cheese production. If you plan your trip to Athienou in advance, it is recommended contact...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Allon B
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

All the history of Athienou is in the museum. I suggest it to all families. It's better if you go at mornings. Very modern building

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed February 23, 2016

During our walk in Athienou we visited the Kallinikeio Museum with our guide. She explained perfectly the work and life of the artist, and also the history and everyday life of the Cypriots in Athienou.The museum is small and very well organized, staff is helpful...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank hegedusnori
Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a good effort by the local municipality and I really enjoyed seeing things like the lace that apparently is unique to the village.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank divingfree
Reviewed January 29, 2015

We were welcomed at the Museum by Eleni of the Cyprus Tourist Organisation as a part of Larnaka's Winter Experience Programme. She immediately took us to the House of Father Kallinikos where we were shown examples of his work and invited to join an art...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank James B
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