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Archbishop Makarios III Foundation - Byzantine Museum and Art Galleries

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So beautiful.

Anyone who visits Nicosia, this is a "MUST SEE", just STUNNING, AMAZING, BEAUTIFUL. Sadly, it's NOT... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
B N
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It's a must!

Very good Byzantine Museum for understanding the history of this country. The old icons are lovely... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Vlad-Ioan S
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5 Andrea Loannou | Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Anyone who visits Nicosia, this is a "MUST SEE", just STUNNING, AMAZING, BEAUTIFUL. Sadly, it's NOT ALLOWED to take out pics inside.

Thank B N
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We arrived here on what was Museum Day at all the other locations on the island therefore no one paid anything. Yet here we were told the following day was going to be the Museum day. We were not even offered the audio guide and...More

1  Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Very good Byzantine Museum for understanding the history of this country. The old icons are lovely and they will teach you the basics of Orthodoxy!

Thank Vlad-Ioan S
Reviewed December 19, 2017

First off, the name of the museum is a little misleading. The first and second floor of the museum houses Iconography only and the third floor house work by local artists. Some of the artworks are of very high quality, others in various staged of...More

1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Archbishop Makarios III foundation exhibits the history of the first President of the Republic of Cyprus. A place undeniably important for people that what to find more about the island's history.

Thank Κυριακος Χ
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Our local friend recommended a visit to the Foundation's museum and gallery. With a modest interest in art we spent a pleasant couple of hours going through the religously themed art gallery and then focussing on the Byzantine icons. The latter were a gem. Although...More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is quite an impressive building and the museum inside it is also interesting. The entry fee is quite low. There are many icons and other artifacts from Byzantine cathedrals and monasteries. It is an interesting museum also because you do get an education of...More

Thank Lasa88
Reviewed March 24, 2017

I was in the area and went out of curiosity.some eye catching items.Also. a propaganda piece about how the Turks were destroying everything.In my view true or not this has no place in a museum.

Thank wingate
Reviewed January 11, 2017

One would need at least 3-4 hours to do justice. With a low entry fee of Euro 4, I entered the musuem with the whole day to spare. On the ground floor outside the entrance they had the history of Archbishop Makarios with pictures and...More

1  Thank Frank_from_perth
Reviewed December 3, 2016

There is a superb collection of magnificent Byzantine icons. There are more than200 pieces from several centuries

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