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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Porto Cesareo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars 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!!

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Ninove, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars 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.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars 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.

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars 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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A real gem right in the heart of Old Lefkosia. The area and narrow streets outside the museum are alive with history with the surrounding buildings oozing stories of days gone by. Once you step into the museum you feel as though you have an entered some sort of blissful oasis. The permanent exhibits are simply fascinating and help to... More 

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Caldicot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I am not normally a person who enjoys a trip to a museum unlike my wife but we were directed to this incredible museum by a very knowledgeable employee at the Tourist Office nearby. We comfortably spent a couple of hours taking in the amazing history of Nicosia and Cyprus from 3000 BC right up to the British rule It... More 

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