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Welcome to Byzantine Museum

Byzantine Museum

The largest collection of icons on the island of Cyprus is displayed in the Byzantine Museum in the Old City of Nicosia. The icons date from the 9th through to the 18th centuries. The museum also contains an art gallery exhibiting oil paintings, maps and lithographs that give visitors insight into Cypriot culture and history.

Information & Facts

Plateia Archiepiskopou Kyprianou, Archbishopric
£1 (adults); student discount available
The majority of Cypriots speak Greek, and a small percentage speaks Turkish. The Greek Cypriot dialect differs from mainland Greece. English, German and French are spoken in tourist areas.

The currency was changed to the Euro (EUR) on 1 January 2008. Major credit cards are accepted at most establishments. Money and travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks, open from Monday to Friday. There are ATMs spread throughout the island, operating 24 hours a day.

Opening Times
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm, closed Sundays.
GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
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