Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia Sights

Museum of Byzantine Culture

  • Leoforos Stratou 2 Map It
  • Kentro

Published 12/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Much of the country's finest Byzantine art—priceless icons, frescoes, sculpted reliefs, jewelry, glasswork, manuscripts, pottery, and coins—is on exhibit here. Ten rooms contain striking treasures, notably an exquisite enamel-and-gold "woven" bracelet (Room 4), and an enormous altar with piratical skull-and-crossbones. A mezzanine (Room 7) shows how early pottery was made. Check the museum's web site for the current temporary exhibitions.

Sight Information

Address:

Leoforos Stratou 2, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, 54013, Greece

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Phone:

2313-306400

Website: www.mbp.gr

Sight Details:

  • €4; combined ticket with Archaeological Museum €8
  • Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 8–8; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. 8–3

Published 12/18/2015

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