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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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Beautiful building, artifacts and pictures of excellent quality. I went round the first time with a guide and saw all sorts of things I might have walked past otherwise [the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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ne england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building, artifacts and pictures of excellent quality. I went round the first time with a guide and saw all sorts of things I might have walked past otherwise [the stamp picturing a child and barbed wire that you have to buy to send a card or letter, money goes to refugees] I've been back twice [it's free] and thoroughly... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We had a day excursion to Nicosia - not enough time!! After about 14 pick ups from hotels, a coffee stop at the Donkey café at Skarinou, we arrived behind schedule in Nicosia. We were led to this museum where we spent some time - and given detailed explanation of the many artefacts in chronological order. These were set on... More 

Thank rondonel
Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

If you are in Nicosia it worth a visit. You can combine a visit to museum with a walk to Old city of Nicosia. Its location is perfect near Ledras street. A lot of exhibitions, all the history of Cyprus until the independence, with chronological order.

Thank omiros2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

It is spotlessly clean, nicely laid out in a beautiful old building in the very heart of Old Nicosia's Ledra Street area, informative and covers Cyprus's long history very well...I just wish I found it before!

Thank Devonian16
Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Definitely a must visit museum, that is actually housed in two mansions, so you also get to see where richer people use to live. It takes you through the history of Nicosia, and thus Cyprus, in a very inspiring way. The museum was renovated not long ago and has an interactive section for children. Entrance is free, so, as I... More 

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Mykonos, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Definately visit! It takes from the very beginning of Cyprus to today with artifacts, maps and other objects. It teaches you about the country without leaving you exhausted from all the information. It's also free for the public.

Thank Taylor_82_16
Porto Cesareo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I recommend to anyone who wants to meet the Nicosian history! The entrance is free the place is excellent and even as a single traveller I had a great time full of surprises and feelings that I ve never had before.feel free and follow the history!!

Thank Reginaaa24
Ninove, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This is a museum of the foudings, clothes and culture of Cyprus. A lot of things to see there, but always the same stuff. If you like museums, this can be a good stop, otherwise just go further. It isn't an active museum.

Thank Jonas M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a decent museum about the history of Nicosia and is a great free attraction. Anything with the Leventis Foundation's name on it is usually good. Definitely worth a look, but just for a short while.

Thank tombillinge
Washington, DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

This museum has very well-designed exhibits explaining everything from the geological history of Cyprus to life in British Cyprus in the 1950s. Plus, there are often special exhibits. Currently, there is a large exhibit of some of the best of Cypriot lacework. The building is beautiful and historic (and worth seeing from the outside, even if the museum is not... More 

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