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Byzantine Museum

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5 Andrea Ioannou Street | Adjoined to the Bishopric - Near Agios Theodoros Church, Paphos, Cyprus
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

The museum is now situated in Yeroskipou Square in a better building (it used to be a school) more suited to the objects on show. Yeroskipou is located a few kilometres to the East of Paphos and is itself very interesting with an Ethnographic museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Alan Y
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was an insight into a different culture. Some amazing icons and other items from the bishop's palace. But really only a place to go if you are interested. The use of a former school is good and there is patrking behind. It was very...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Dave310551
Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you are in the Ktima area, this museum is worth a visit if you are interested in ecclesiastical vestments, vessels, copies of scripture and a collection of impressive icons. One of these is a 9th century representation of Aga Marina, thought to be the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Angela C
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The first thing to highlight is that the museum has moved to Geroskipou (in April 2017), about 3/4 miles away. Thanks to a previous reviewer for pointing this out. The collection of icons is well-presented, with captions in English, and the curator was welcoming and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Aln61
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We wasted a day in Paphos looking for the Byzantine Museum (which we have visited on previous visits to Paphos) only to find that it has been relocated to Geroskipou several miles away. The woman in the Tourist Information Centre in Paphos was hopeless. We...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 8 May 2017

After some confusion on whether this museum was open or not, we discovered that the museum had moved to Geroskipou. The museum is now in a former school and the icons are very nicely exhibited in this white/blue building. Very charming lady at the entrance....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank YolandeRousseau
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A small museum with a wonderful collection of Icons painted on wood plus some other items worth seeing. A bit hard to find as its on the Hill and not in the harbour area.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank berenicewatersm
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Although quite small, and able to see in a couple of hours, the icons on display are amazing. So beautiful and real antiques. I spent a lovely time here, feel that others would benefit by the experience.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Vixter73London
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This is a smallish museum of objects from churches in the Paphos district consisting mainly of Byzantine icons. The museum is in some need of repair - there is damp evident on some of the inside walls - but it's very interesting. There are other...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Alan Y
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The museum is in the Paphos bishop’s Palace and it is rather interesting for the ones who are fond of icons as very good ones can be contemplated in one of the two rooms of the museum. Most of paintings of this kind, which are...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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