Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki

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Preserving the Byzantine heritage of the region, Museum of Byzantine Culture provides insight into the cultural influences on Greece. The galleries are filled with gold-plated religious artifacts representing the Orthodox roots that continue to play an important role in Greek traditions. Almost 3,000 artifacts date from the early Christian period to after the Ottoman Empire. The museum also hosts temporary exhibits in the large galleries, such as the displays showcasing ancient documents or modern photography. Visit the attraction's website for a list of exhibits or to see a schedule of classes available as part of the educational program. See Museum of Byzantine Culture and all Thessaloniki has to offer by arranging your trip with our Thessaloniki itinerary planning app.
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  • Our Children chose to come to the museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki, as part of our City Break. It turned out to be an excellent choice. A beautifully curated museum that clearly...  more »
  • A great experience. A time travel to the Byzantium era. Everyone who visits Thessaloniki (and the residents of the city also) should visit this great museum. Important artifacts in a modern...  more »
  • Excellent museum. Great; interesting exhibits, effectively presented
  • Beautiful, a lot of artefacts. It felt a little bizarre that the guardians were all the time with eyes on you like you did something wrong. But the exposition is magnificent, totally recommend if you are a history fan.

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