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Museum of Byzantine Culture

2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 0868570
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USD 480.42*
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2 Leoforos Stratou, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
+30 231 0868570
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I did not visit the museum for time reasons, my mistake was to visit Byzantino Cafe which serves low quality, high priced snacks relative to all other city centre cafes with sincere indifference. The approach of staff is a relic from the past where...More

Thank romac48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoughtful, spacious and informative, all in English. Fascinating tour of a hugely interesting period and its later consequences.

Thank Will H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This collection spans essentially the entire period after Christ, from the very first emergence of Christianity in Greece up to the 19th century. As a bibliophile I loved the books and manuscripts, there's also an amazing collection of Byzantine art and archaeological finds. I think...More

Thank joebobs1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say this museum owns some interesting piece of art, but most of the items displayed doesn't have any interest. In addition to that, the museum has been organized without any logical sense, and most of the times the spotlights are not well...More

Thank Beatrix K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Go to see the difference after the religion what happened to Greece Roman culture. Nothing but church. That iş all.

Thank Özgün Yapım ф
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I am a huge fan of everything Byzantium, and the museum takes care to present many interesting historical elements. The amount of items displayed is less than you would expect for the size of the building. I also wish that they would make the lights...More

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful. Our guide was great. You will find very interesting. Worth going to. Fascinating and interesting.

Thank elwanda
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A place that you should visit in order to discover the real soul of the city's past.Apart from the artifacts, you should stay for lunch in B restaurant of the museum..

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Every visitor of Thessaloniki should visit this place to complete the story of glorious past of Thessaloniki during Byzantine Empire, after visiting Byzantine churches like Agia Sophia and Agios Dimitrios. You can see jewlery, icons, frescos, tombs, things used in everyday life. Museum looks nicely...More

Thank Željko M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is perhaps the finest museum that I have visited. It is laid out in a series of rooms depicting mosaics, frescoes, coins, glasswork, sculptures, a vast number of architectural pieces. All exhibits are described in English. The building has been built purposely to hold...More

Thank Paul H
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