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Ikonen-Museum

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Hidden gem in an unlikely place

If you are interested in iconography this museum is a must. It has a beautiful range of icons, from... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
ANA M
A very special little museum

This sort of collection may not be to everyone's taste : a very special collection of wonderful... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
tonyking8652
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10 Aug 2018
“Hidden gem in an unlikely place”
13 Aug 2016
“A very special little museum”
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you are interested in iconography this museum is a must. It has a beautiful range of icons, from Byzantium to Coptic to Novgorod and Crete, and they are all in extremely good condition. Many rare pieces are part of the exhibit, you will not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This sort of collection may not be to everyone's taste : a very special collection of wonderful works of art. The rather clipped , but immaculate tones of the English video presentation was a very good introduction to the collection. The exhibits are carefully displayed...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

This is an excellent collection of icons, mainly from the Russian and Greek orthodox churches. In addition there are mummy portraits from Egypt, the earliest from the first century AD. Overall the oldest items tend to be fairly standard depictions of Christ. As one goes...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Rare pieces of religious reliquary under one roof lovingly kept and preserved. A monument to the power of faith ...

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Segelhoff
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This house serves very special appetites. If your taste is different, its atmospere might smother you. No daylight, long aisles in dulled illumination, very few people, silence, an audible silence, creeping custodians, and not at least the ikons, severe, stern, often dark, showing motionless faces,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank crüschijann v
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