With a massive collection of artifacts from the third century CE through the 20th century, Byzantine and Christian Museum represents one of the leading institutions on Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and culture worldwide. The museum houses more than 25,000 religious artifacts from the Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, and post-Byzantine periods, including pictures, scriptures, frescoes, pottery, fabrics, and manuscripts. Discover the impressive collection of Byzantine icons, including the oldest icon, which features the Crucifixion on one side and the Virgin Hodegitria on the other. Through the museum's extensive collection, gain an understanding of Byzantine and Christian history. Use our Athens day trip tool to add Byzantine and Christian Museum and other attractions to your Athens vacation plans.
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We were at the end of a four day visit to Athens, and were running out of things to do. This site was on our combination ticket, so we wandered over there during our last day's walking... more »
Terrible attendance at the ticket office! once I asked for the Complaint Book they gave me a sort of “grocery book”, without regarding any legal requirements and even called for security to... more »
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