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“A small museum with old icons”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Byzantine Museum

Byzantine Museum
Ranked #54 of 111 things to do in Paphos
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Bucharest, Romania
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1,246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 577 helpful votes
“A small museum with old icons”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

The Bizantine Museum of Paphos is situated in the newest part of the city, Ktima (Pano Paphos), close to the Patriarchy Church. The museum itself isn't so big, but there are a few artefacts that are quite unique, like the oldest icon preserved in Cyprus, the one of Agia Marina, dated from the 8th-9th century. There are also some old priests clothes and a collection of rare religious books. The entrance is 2 EUR and the photos are not allowed.

Visited September 2013
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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“Midweek visit.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2013

Consists of mainly religious artifacts from the Bishops collections of clothing, silver and staffs etc. large collection of icons, paintings and a pulpit, dating from the 7th century onwards.
Unfortunately taking photos is not allowed anywhere in the museum.

Visited November 2013
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doncaster
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“Very interesting museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013

Lovely little place in a secluded corner of the town. Only €2 to get in & worth every cent. The Icons are beautiful but please do as the guide says & do not take photos as the Icons are so fragile.

Visited November 2013
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Ashton-under-Lyne, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful icons”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

Tucked away in a backstreet in the old town this small museum has some beautiful and very old religious icons and vestments from the orthodox church.. It took us about ten minutes to see everything and would probably be of more interest to people with an interest in religion although the icons were really lovely.

Visited September 2013
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Itala, Italy
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“Fully impressed.!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

You'll definitely will need a map, to find this little treasure. Once you'll find it you'll be thrilled.! That was a great find,and me and my wife enjoyed it much as is a museum with great history and beautiful icons.!

Visited August 2013
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