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The easy option....

You have to options in Bieszczady: go and see around many places all of the old Ortodox and... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
konradinio13
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Choroszcz, Poland
This museum tells the history of different Icons

Everybody knows Icons, but the story behind them and the different influences are interesting... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
YvoVandenbempt
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Bierbeek, Belgium
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May 2, 2018
“The easy option....”
Jul 19, 2017
“This museum tells the history of different Icons”
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

You have to options in Bieszczady: go and see around many places all of the old Ortodox and Catholic churches or go here, in Sanok and see many icons. Both options are good to choose. Museum in Sanok is the quickest one.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Everybody knows Icons, but the story behind them and the different influences are interesting. Several religions have used this way to show the religeous history.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Great gallery with the biggest collection of Beksinski's art - paintings, sculptures, photography and more. It was worth coming here from Warsaw to see it! Another advantage was the guide we hired in the museum. He said lots of interesting things and showed us other...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

You can lear a lot about Sanok history. All in Polish and English language. The new wing with Beksinski paintings was fantastic, high standard. Must see if you in Sanok

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Victoriakatia
Reviewed June 3, 2016

The museum is small, but has wonderful exhibition. Of course icons are famous and fabulous, but it also features history as well as the largest collection of Zdzislaw Beksinski - famous Polish artist.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Tom4Asz
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Icons from the 17th and 18th cent. are mostly low quality: too much Western influence. In Sanok museum they have a high quality collection of 15th and 16th cent. icons.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Johan S
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Perhaps only of interest to those with a serious interest this is a fascinating museum where Catholic and Orthodox icons meet.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Thursday41
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Enjoyed the hundreds of religious icons on display from the past centuries. So glad this museum is there as many of the Eastern Orthodox Churches were closed in Poland after WWII -1947. Ironic just off the parking lot of this museum is an Orthodox Church,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Dtberezik
Reviewed October 10, 2015

We made 400km to visit this museum and it was worth the long trip. One of the most beautifull icon collection in Europe. To take the guide is reccomended although they should practise the foreign languages. The name of our guide was Przemyslaw. Very competent...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kampinoska
Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum with a group and had a guide - it was very interesting and beautiful even for someone who saw many icons in many museums. For people nee to this - better to have a guide

Date of experience: September 2015
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