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Byzantine and Christian Museum

  • Vasilissis Sofias 22 Map It
  • Kolonaki

Published 03/09/2017

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 the architecture of the period). The permanent collection is divided into two main parts: the first is devoted to Byzantium (4th through 15th century 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

Sight Details:

  • €8; €30 for unified museum ticket (includes National Archaeological Museum, Epigraphical Museu, Numismatic Museum)
  • Closed Mon.

Published 03/09/2017

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