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Archbishop Makarios III Cultural Foundation

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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
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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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Reviewed 7 June 2018

There are three sections of the museum: painting from the old schools ranged from 1400 to 1900; the modern arts, and Christian artifacts tracing back to 400AD.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Yali L
Reviewed 23 May 2018

this location is very important for Cypriots as it is the location where the Archbishop Palace, Folk Art Museum and the Byzantine Museum are. The Palace cannot be accessed and the museums have some exhibits yet did not impress me much as this is the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JohnNCath
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lobster64
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 23 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alnis
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

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank roeyNeEngland
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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jonas M
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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Moniaits
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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Fane_Babanul
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