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Museum of Byzantine Culture

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2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Our tour group visited in the evening and it was very quiet. This very modern museum has excellent English labeling. It is well-organized and explains the history, art work, and artifacts very well to the traveler unfamiliar with this epoch.

Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful early Christian & Byzantine relics well displayed. Helped provide a context for the remainder of our trip through northern Greece, Albania, & Macedonia. Well worth the time.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most important museums in the city. You will find there great treasures. Also a beautiful place in the center of the city.

Thank Polyvios S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent exhibits show cultural and artistic changes in the region as a function of time period. Not too many people. Great building layout. Beautifully done.

Thank lifrlp
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

for those who love byzantine culture and icons this is a must to visit place . it is full with ancient items eg icons and mosaic a three floor building it take 1 hour maximum to see everything. vey nice

Thank Imad K
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is an absolute must see if visiting Thessaloniki. It’s design, both internally and externally, are just wonderful. The content is so comprehensive that a visit of less than two hours is impossible.

Thank Sebmax
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Byzantine art/culture isn't my cup of tea, so I won't say anything about the actual exhibit, except that a typical visit will take around 2-3 hours. Friends of mine have claimed that the museum is nice ;-) The building itself is very nice in terms...More

Thank VerenaKyratzes
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It's by far the best museum in Thessaloniki. If you have very little time then only go here and take a nice break in the very good museum cafe!

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

. The Icones are very nice. The pices of Mosaics, tooThe Museum help to understand and to appreciate the Byzantine culture

Thank Excursion728391
Reviewed 28 August 2018

this museum is definitely a must see when visiting thessaloniki. it is wonderfully organized, curated, the building itself reminiscent of byzantine architecture with red bricks...however, i have to strongly point out that the focus is only on byzantine period in greece, while omitting all other...More

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