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Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia

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Address: 15 -17 Hippocrates Street, Laiki Yitonia | Nicosia, Nicosia 1500, Cyprus
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A delightful visit . Beautiful building ,well presented exhibits and so much more than we expected .Gave us a great insight into life in Cyprus through the ages as the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Limassol District, Κύπρος
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this museum to be very average with a limited collection of items and at certain times of the day it is packed with organised coach trips - usually around 1130am. Museum is very modern and has a lift to enable better access.

Thank seekeroffortune2013
Limassol District, Κύπρος
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful visit . Beautiful building ,well presented exhibits and so much more than we expected .Gave us a great insight into life in Cyprus through the ages as the exhibits gave you a good feel of the reality of the times .. Left feeling very informed

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New York City, New York
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1,487 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in getting an in depth insight into Nicosia history, this is the place to be. It is one of the best city museums I have visited. It is small, compact and very well laid out and presented. It maintains your interest throughout. Quiet and free as well.

Thank ZenHealer7
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Well laid out over three floors with lifts. This little museum just of Ledra street contains interesting displays from ancient times through to the British Empire. The Bridal gown exhibit which was coming to an end was very good. Classic venetian through to modern dresses bit boring for some of the gents though. Well worth a look for a brief... More 

Thank Wendie N
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The story of the city laid out on three floors.Though to me the most interesting was the British section on the top floor.I thought it tended to jump about a bit.So there wasn't a lot of information about the last few years of colonial rule.There is absolutely nothing about the division of the island.At least they could document it.

Thank wingate
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

In old town Nicosia this building hosts a collection and takes one trough the whole history of Nicosia. Very well done.

Thank Landage W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A lovely old building set in the Old Town of Nicosia, which houses a fantastic museum detailing the history of the city. There's a potted history on the bottom floor & then a chronological story as you make your way up through the floors. A different array of objects including archaeological finds, textiles, some wonderful maps, costumes & pottery. Being... More 

Thank VeganCatGirl
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nice history / archeology museum. Well documented with many informations about all historical periods. Interactive rooms for children (and adults) well made

Thank alexandre r
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

In the heart of the old town of Nicosia, this historical museum offers a very good view of the history of Nicosia from the ancient time till today. Great collection of various aspects of everyday life. Worth visiting!!!

Thank Eli_George_13
Nicosia Cyprus
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Well presented little municipal museum in the heart of the old city of Nicosia. Gives the visitor a good idea about life in Nicosia in older times through the city's long history

Thank PierisT

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