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Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 086 8570
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US$ 1,201.94*
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Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki 8 Days
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US$ 534.20*
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Thessaloniki City Break 4 Days
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2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 086 8570
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building with a diverse collection of Byzantine art. The place was spacious. You need at least a couple of hours to see everything. You may buy a 15 Euro ticket that lasts for three days and gives you entry into the Archeological museum and...More

Thank Rallitsa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A not so hidden jewl of the town, the museum consist of exhibits from the byzantine era to modern times. Weather you are religious or not, it's worth visiting. It may not be as popular as other points of interest, but there was no queue...More

Thank Anestis C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another must see museum in Thessaloniki. Great space, impressive rooms and lots of information about the times between 300 and 1400 ac Recommend the visit, first go to the archeological museum then come here. There is a continuity. There is also a combined ticket offered...More

Thank hal4242
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has been relatively recently opened and has a small but excellent collection of Byzantine artifacts. The later icons (post-15th century), while good, are perhaps less interesting than the tombs from the 5th and 6th centuries, and the salvaged architectural materials, illuminated manuscripts and...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting artefacts, excellent architecture, and a very nice restaurant with a patio. Very recommended.

Thank ab1351
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A magnificent museum building housing a wonderful collection. As far as possible collection items are displayed in the open, notably the ceramics. It must have wonderful air conditioning plant. Periodic views to the outside provide relief so that one does not get exhausted. The rooms...More

Thank Jeavons B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my opinion this visit must require a guide. The explanations about the Thessaloniki and icons in the museum are like in any other museums short and not sufficient.

Thank valentin r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has an amazing collection of Byzantine art and archaelogical finds. I was particularly interested in the old manuscripts. I was very lucky I had the chance to visit it though on a very tight schedule.

Thank miketrosborg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is so worth the effort of visiting. Allow yourself plenty of time with a coffee break between exhibits. There are a lot of museums in Greece that don't have (a) seats or (b) places to take a break and have a coffee or lunch....More

Thank Alice0814
Reviewed 3 September 2017

While I did not visit the museum for time reasons, my mistake was to visit Byzantino Cafe which serves low quality, high priced snacks relative to all other city centre cafes with sincere indifference. The approach of staff is a relic from the past where...More

Thank romac48
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