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Archbishop Makarios III Foundation - Byzantine Museum and Art Galleries

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Interesting museum but a bit overpriced for its size

An interesting museum but at €4 each I expected it to be a bit bigger. I guess it felt a bit... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
KateP968
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London, United Kingdom
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Ground floor features an extensive collection of byzantine religious art and icons primarily from... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Mike S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went on my last full day in Larnaka on a day trip to Nicosia so I didnt leave country with not visiting the capital of Cyprus. I dont know if I ever have more bad plan before in my life. But I have been...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

An interesting museum but at €4 each I expected it to be a bit bigger. I guess it felt a bit smaller, 25% smaller to be exact, as a quarter of it wasn’t even open. Would’ve felt that €2 each would’ve been a very fair...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Ground floor features an extensive collection of byzantine religious art and icons primarily from Cypriot churches. Next floor contains various WesternEuropean paintings from the 15th to nineteenth centuries and the top floor displays maps and paitings by Greek artists.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Visited her on a Coach tour. Very interesting and very hot.pretty. Pretty church although I don’t really do churches as Religion does nothing for me. Still the history was interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Excellent collection of icons and other religious art. All well signed and lit. A manageable collection for a mornings break from the heat. Well worth a visit if you like icons.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1,111,777
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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!

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Κυριακος Χ
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