Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki

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Preserving the Byzantine heritage of the region, Museum of Byzantine Culture provides insight into the cultural influences on Greece. The galleries are filled with gold-plated religious artifacts representing the Orthodox roots that continue to play an important role in Greek traditions. Almost 3,000 artifacts date from the early Christian period to after the Ottoman Empire. The museum also hosts temporary exhibits in the large galleries, such as the displays showcasing ancient documents or modern photography. Visit the attraction's website for a list of exhibits or to see a schedule of classes available as part of the educational program. See Museum of Byzantine Culture and all Thessaloniki has to offer by arranging your trip with our Thessaloniki itinerary planning app .
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  • The Museum would have liked me not so much. It was still interesting, especially the coins and grave goods and there was also very little going on, the staff has the mobile deals, but I was hoping for more. It was okay for the entrance fee of € 4,-(up to end of March)
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  • wonderful exhibits, though it usually has several guests of other nationalities which make a fuss, it must be a coffee in his garden, the restaurant offers superb food
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  • Very interesting with notable ekthenamata. What is worthy of attention is the architecture and the siting of the building resembling a castle.
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  • One of the most important museums in Macedonia. Definitely make time to explore the astonishing artifacts and displays of this exquisite establishment, you won't regret it!
  • A nice byzantine museum in a great building. Many rooms with byzantine icons and mosaics from the byzantine thessaloniki (the greatests period of the city). A must visit museum if you are visiting the city. Combines easily with te archaelogical museum (just on the opposite block) and the white tower.
  • Extremely beautiful and intresting architecture. Every space meticulously designed up to every detail. No doubt worths at least one visit!!
  • One of the best museums in thessaloniki. If you are interested in the greek and also Byzantine history you have to come here! Zit is a very late museum and it will take you about two hours to see all the things. It's written in English and greek. If you are a student you can enter for free but you can donate. 10 minutes from here there is also the historical war museum of thessaloniki and also very interesting!
  • A fun museum with a large collection. Go on the first Sunday of the month as there will be no entrance fee on that day!
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