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Archbishop Makarios III Cultural Foundation

Archbishop Kyprianou Sq., Nicosia, Cyprus
02-430008
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Very good cultural Experience

Very good selction of the cultural art history of Cyprus. Very well laid out. Good english... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
JohnNCath
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Thatcham Newbury Berks
Wow

The relic treasures here are wonderful , step back into the past. Look at the skills of artists of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
lobster64
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Archbishop Kyprianou Sq., Nicosia, Cyprus
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02-430008
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Very good selction of the cultural art history of Cyprus. Very well laid out. Good english descriptios of the exhibits

Thank JohnNCath
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The relic treasures here are wonderful , step back into the past. Look at the skills of artists of yesteryear portray history . This art has been saved for posterity for us all , go take a look , immerse your self in all that...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This building is located close to the Archbishop Palace, Folk Art Museum and the Byzantine Museum. You wont miss it if you are within the historical district of Nicosia.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This museum contains a really remarkable collection of religious icons and they are the highlight. There are a couple of interesting Cypriot paintings but on the whole that part of the museum is missable if you are pushed for time.

Thank Alnis
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

you get quite iconed out, but it needs to be done. I had an audioguide which helped but icons are not well labelled, and I found myself listing to details about a different icon from the one I was looking at. Second room has lots...More

1  Thank roeyNeEngland
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the place where Makarios III lived during the times he was president of Cyprus. It looks very nice and it is located in the centre of the Greek part of the city. We could not enter the building or the place, just saw...More

Thank Jonas M
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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The name of this institution is actually "The Byzantine Museum". It's simply an icon museum, most of which are not even from the Byzantine era (they are 16th century and Constantinople fell to the Ottomans in 1453). I much prefer to visit the various churches...More

Thank Moniaits
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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Thisis one of the best icon museums in the world. It exposes well icons from all along the Cyprus history.

Thank Fane_Babanul
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

The Archbishop Makarios III Cultural Foundation is a very impressive architecture and well maintained compound that encompasses many units; the Art Gallery, the Library, and most importantly the Byzantine Museum. A new white statue of the Archbishop Makarios III was erected at the entrance, replacing...More

Thank Issa N
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Reviewed 24 November 2014

This must be the most complete collection of early Christian Icons in the world. The topics are repetative and you need to be very interested to visIt. We had a guide who explained the central figusre of each item, and something of the person who...More

Thank djpend
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