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Byzantine & Christian Museum

  • Vasilissis Sofias 22 Map It
  • Kolonaki

Published 12/18/2015

Fodor's Review

One of the few museums in Europe focusing exclusively on Byzantine art displays an outstanding collection of icons, mosaics, tapestries, and sculptural fragments (the latter provides an excellent introduction to Byzantine architecture). The permanent collection is divided in two main parts: the first is devoted to Byzantium (4th through 15th c. AD) and contains 1,200 artifacts while the second is entitled "From Byzantium to the Modern Era" and presents 1,500 artworks dating from the 15th to the 21st century.

Sight Information

Address:

Vasilissis Sofias 22, Athens, Attica, 10675, Greece

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Phone:

213-213–9572; 213-723–9511

Sight Details:

  • €4; €12 for unified museum ticket (includes National Archaeological Museum, Epigraphical Museu, Numismatic Museum)
  • Tues.–Sun. 8–8

Published 12/18/2015

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