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National Museum of Medieval Art

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Great museum of icons

Great museum in the beautiful city of Korca. The building is very modern and much appropriate for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
farronvidyuth
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Kastoria, Greece
Icons and more Icons

This is a very modern museum which houses many icons. Three areas, in yellow, red and white. Not... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
lakelover908
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Rr. Sotir Peci No.2, Korce, Albania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum in the beautiful city of Korca. The building is very modern and much appropriate for icons. Its collection is very rich with paintings from the most famous albanian painters such as Onufri, Zografi or Shpataraku.

Thank farronvidyuth
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a very modern museum which houses many icons. Three areas, in yellow, red and white. Not all icons are displayed. They have many more not on show which are in store. Allow approx. I hour to look round. Well worth a visit.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the biggest iconography museums of Balkans. The buikding its self is a Clasical architecture. Design with 3 rooms Yellow , red , white There you will find the icons from XII century to XIX century. All of icons collected from Korca...More

Thank Isuf B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The museum was previously located in the old town area in old church. From now on is moved to its great new build place and its just amazing. Ask for Korca Hospital and museum is just opposite! Not long walk from the center 15 min....More

Thank joo31
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is one of 2 museums dedicated in Albania to icon paintings from Orthodox churches across the country. They have an interesting and mostly very well preserved collection of icons. The first room is covered with icons, most of somewhat lesser artistic value, to emulate...More

1  Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Very interesting for art lovers, the collection was great exposed in a very modern museum. Need to update location in Tripadvisor because it's no longer there.

Thank bradleeam
Reviewed 22 May 2018

If you're interested in icon painting this museum's a must. It's a well-curated and well laid out collection in a modern building. Check out particularly the icon of St Christopher with a dog's head (then look it up on the internet)

1  Thank Vagab0nd53
Reviewed 24 March 2018

One of the most valuable museums in the country. It has a very rich collection of medieval icons especially those of Onufri. They are exposed in a completely new building with a interesting architecture. Definitely a must-visit place.

2  Thank corderomofeoluwa
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This uniquely-designed museum showcases Albania’s medieval icons. The open spaces and excellent lighting allow you to see these beautiful pieces up close and in brilliant color. For me, it was great, as we’ve been to countless churches in Europe where the lighting and positioning of...More

2  Thank dxmyekat
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I'll start with the building. Great architecture in a completely new building that was nominated as one of the most beautiful constructed in that year. The collection is also great, full of icons from famous and great painters of the Middle-age. One of the most...More

3  Thank affanobrien
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