Museums

Museums in Cyprus

Museums

CYPRUS WEATHER

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Even if Cyprus is considered one of the smallest countries. The countless number of museums in every city is profuse in knowledge and cultural inheritance. It is statistically observed that per year the increase in visitor is growing. Each museum offers its own wealth in exhibits, artworks even items from Cypriot tradition which are now hard to find Modern architecture created the surmountable fortress for the connecting of the modern with the old where the history of Cyprus can now rest in its throne. There are large and small museums, some with a schedule some with a booked visit via phone. The range of themes of the museums is plentiful, independently of interest however they are worth your attention one by one.


Nicosia Museums in Cyprus

Nicosia

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Paphos Museums in Cyprus

Paphos

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Famagusta Museums in Cyprus

Famagusta

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Troodos Mountains Museums in Cyprus

Troodos Mountains

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Museum of Kykkos Monastery

Museum of Kykkos Monastery in Cyprus

Museum of Kykkos Monastery

Troodos Museums

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The Monastery of Kykkos is dedicated to Panagia (the Virgin Mary) and contains one of the three icons attributed to Agios Loukas the Apostle and Evangelist. The monastery is the richest and most lavishly adorned Monasteries in Cyprus and tourists visit it by the bus load. It is located in the Marathasa region on a mountain peak at an altitude of 4,320 feet. The icon itself is covered in silver gilt and lies in a shrine made of mother-of-pearl and tortoise shell that stands in front of the iconostasis (the line of icons in a long decorated wall of wood separating the sanctuary from the rest of the church). The Monastery was founded between 11th-12th century A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Alexios Komnenos I (1081-1118 A.D.). The museum forms a fundamental part of the Holy Stavropegic Monastery of Kykkos, which is situated in the mountainous region of Kykkos – a densely forested area. It was founded towards the end of the 11th century by the byzantine emperor Alexios Komnenos I. The Holy icon of the Virgin Mary that was hand-painted by the Apostle Luke himself is kept in the nave of the Monastery. The Museum exhibits contain priceless ecclesiastical artifacts such as century-old icons, woodcarvings, manuscripts, vestments, and embroideries which typify the history of the monastery and Cyprus churches in general.


Museum of Kykkos Monastery

Museum of Kykkos Monastery

Hours & admission

  • Opening Hours Summer

    10:00 am till 6:00 pm
  • Opening Hours Winter:

    10:00 am till 5:00 pm
  • Entrance Fee

    €5
  • Contact

    Tel: +357 22942726
  • Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre  in Cyprus

    Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre

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  • National Struggle Museum in Omodos in Cyprus

    National Struggle Museum in Omodos

    Museum

  • Painter Frangoulides in Cyprus

    Painter Frangoulides

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  • Arsos Icon Chamber in Cyprus

    Arsos Icon Chamber

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  • Icon Collection of Lemythou in Cyprus

    Icon Collection of Lemythou

    Museum

  • Sacristy of Lofou village

    Museum

  • Vasa Koilaniou Church in Cyprus

    Vasa Koilaniou Church

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Famagusta Museums

Museums Famagusta Cyprus

Famagusta

Museums

FAMAGUSTA WEATHER

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Famagusta has unique museums with awe-inspiring monuments.

Among the most important museums to see are the one-of-a-kind Municipal Museum THALASSA (pertaining to finds of the sea), the outdoor Sculpture Park, and the small Folk Art Museums in the Red-Soil Villages.

THALASSA Municipal Museum Cyprus

THALASSA Municipal Museum

The Municipal Museum Thalassa has opened its doors in 2005. It is one more cultural creation under the care of Pieridi Foundation. Located in the centre of Agia Napa. Within one can find the timeline of the naval route of the island from the very first years up to today, sea exhibits, however what setals the show is Kerynia, a true copy of the historic ship that sank in 1985. It is the only naval history Museum in Cyprus.
Direction to THALASSA Municipal Museum

Sculpture Park Cyprus

Sculpture Park

The outdoor Sculpture Museum in Agia Napa was inaugurated in 2014. It offers the visitors a cultural experience through the eyes of sculptors. The exhibits accompany you in the inexplicable view generously offered by the culture and nature of the Cavo Greko region.

Direction to Sculpture Park

Avgorou Folk Art Museum Cyprus

Avgorou Folk Art Museum

The Folk Art Museum is located in he unique rescued traditional home of Mr. Koutra in Abgorou. Pieridi Foundation took the estate under its protection and now as a Museum it highlights the Messaoritic folk tradition of the wider region of Kokkinohoria. At the museum there are precious paintings of the great folk artist Michali Kkasialos and self-taught painters of Cyprus.
Direction to Avgorou Folk Art Museum

Deryneia Folk Art Museum Cyprus

Deryneia Folk Art Museum

The Folklore Museum in Derynia is located on the Demetr Liperti 2 street. It was a donation by the couple Chatziliasi in memory of their three chikdren who died at a young age. The building was officially a historic preservable monument and was restored by the Council under the supervision of the Department of House planning. Within the Museum items from the traditional rural life of a home are housed, collected with the cooperation of the citizens.
Direction to Deryneia Folk Art Museum

The Barn at Liopetri Village Cyprus

The Barn at Liopetri Village

The ”Barn of Liopetri” is an integral part of Cypriot history as one of the blood stained events during the period 1955-59 as a battle took place with the sacrifice of 4 heroes on September 2nd 1958. In the courtyard you will see the statues of these heroes.
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Protaras Ocean Aquarium  Cyprus

Protaras Ocean Aquarium

The Aquarium in Protara is a refuge to 1000 endangered sea creatures. Visit the space awakening your environmental consciousness and meet their world with respect without bothering them. Allow yourselves to feel calm within the magical sea world.

Direction to Protaras Ocean Aquarium

Sotira Ecclesiastical Museum & Chapels Cyprus

Sotira Ecclesiastical Museum & Chapels

At the chapel of Saint George in Sotera there is a Byzantine Museum with precious relics such as icons, gospels and many more religious treasures. In addition, under its wings on of the three moveable wooden altars discovered in Cyprus is kept.
Direction to Sotira Ecclesiastical Museum & Chapels

The Traditional Cypriot House in Paralimni Cyprus

The Traditional Cypriot House in Paralimni

The Traditional Home in Paralimn belongs to the protected estates in Cyprus as it contains within the inheritance of Cypriot Tradition. At the outsoor space you can see items of the agricultural life such as wells and carriages, now near extinction in Cyprus.
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Paphos Museums

Paphos Museums in Cyprus

Paphos

Museums

PAPHOS WEATHER

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Also known as the island of the mythological goddess Aphrodite, you can find the rock of goddess in Paphos, which one of the most important centres of civilization in the whole Mediterranean. The entire town of Paphos, one of the ancient capitals of Cyprus, is included in the official UNESCO World Heritage list. When one comes to Paphos, one also encounters its glorious history dating back to ancient times, when the cult of the goddess Aphrodite flourished in this beautiful part of the world attracting many visitors from the world over and later when it was associated with the spread of Christianity. Paphos was the island’s capital for roughly six hundred years.Paphos is the ideal place to combine a first-class holiday with a stroll through history. Take in the history, the archaeology, and culture of Paphos, and experience one of the oldest civilizations in the world.


Kato Paphos Archaelogical Park in Cyprus

Kato Paphos Archaelogical Park

The Archaeological Park contains in its biggest part the Greco-Roman history found in the city. It is considered a valuable treasure of Cyprus and is protected by UNESCO. The archeological park’s rest part is still under research procedures.
Direction to Kato Paphos Archaelogical Park

Archaeological Museum in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum

The archeological museum of Paphos has the time subsidence of 10000 years. There are discoveries from the Copper Age from 8300 BC and are located at the museum thanks to the archeological excavations in the Paphos province.
Direction to Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis

The Local Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis is located in Poli of Chrysochou in the Paphos province. In its possession are archaeological exhibits of major importance recovered from the ancient kingdom of the region.
Direction to Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis

Byzantine Museum in Cyprus

Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine History Museum in Paphos offers an inherited wealth from charming collections o findings from the 17th- 18th century. Within the exhibits is the oldest icon ever located in Cyprus.
Direction to Byzantine Museum

Episkopi Environmental Information Centre in Cyprus

Episkopi Environmental Information Centre

The Episkopi Environmental Information Centre is a space for learning for each person wishes to awaken his consciousness for the climate change and many serious matters affecting our planet such as the protection of the flora and fauna.
Direction to Episkopi Environmental Information Centre

Archaeological Museum of Palaipafos in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum of Palaipafos

The Archeological space of Palepaphos is located in Kouklia of the Paphos province. It is one of the greatest ancient kingdoms of Cyprus, and is classified as the first villages which were protected by UNESCO since 1980.
Direction to Archaeological Museum of Palaipafos

Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou in Cyprus

Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou

The Local Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou leads you to a period which even though it looks obsolete it is no different to today, as it transforms us to our best version. The Museum transports us through its sections in time per era showing how Cypriot tradition evolved between the 19th and the 20th century turning into something timeless and a precious possession.
Direction to Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou

Droushia Weaving Museum in Cyprus

Droushia Weaving Museum

The Weaving Museum is located in the village Droushia of Paphos. Droushia is at an altitude of 630 meters on the forested region of Laona. Droushia comes from the word ”drosero” (cool). In the Cypriot dialect Cypriots refer to the word ”drosia” when its regards cool weather conditions in Cyprus. The village Drousia and Leona are located near Akamas.
Direction to Droushia Weaving Museum

Weaving & Folkloric Art Museum in Cyprus

Weaving & Folkloric Art Museum

The village of Fiti is characterized for its idyllic atmosphere, the pebbled alleys, its architecture which remains invariable in time and the beautiful windows of the homes.
Direction to Weaving & Folkloric Art Museum

Inia Basket Weaving Museum in Cyprus

Inia Basket Weaving Museum

The local Museum in the village of Inia is the Paphos province, with the magical view of Akamas accompanying it, contains traditional backet weaving products and many other items.
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Larnaca Museums

Larnaca Museums in Cyprus

Museums

Larnaca

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The ancient city of Kition, which was once the capital of Cyprus in ancient times, has become the city of Larnaca we know and love. Larnaca’s museums are a testimony to the history of Cyprus. It is one of the oldest cities on the island, and the only one to be continuously inhabited since its inauguration over 6000 years ago.
Of course, Larnaca has some fantastic museums, filled with attention-grabbing artifacts from all around the region. Here is a brief overview of some of the museums in Larnaca.

Pierides Museum in Cyprus

Pierides Museum

The Pierides Museum is found in Larnaca and is one of the oldest museums in the city. Build in memory of Demetrios Pierides who wanted to protect Cypriot archeological findings. The visitor will trek amongst the 10000 years if cultural inheritance of the island.
Direction to Pierides Museum

Byzantine Museum in Cyprus

Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine Museum is located next to the internal space of the beautiful Saint Lazarus Church. It includes findings from important byzantine icons, relics, gospels and crosses from the Christian inheritance of the Larnaca Province.
Direction to Byzantine Museum

Medieval Museum in Cyprus

Medieval Museum

The Medieval Castle is considered one of the ornaments of Larnaca. Located southwest of the coastal region, known to the locals and the visitors as ”Finikoudes”. The abbot Giovanni Mariti, resident of the city in the 18th century confesses that the castle was built during the Turkish reign, however it was located already in a worn architectural location at the period, even though there was a guard.
Direction to Medieval Museum

Archaeological Museum in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum of Larnaca offers exhibits on the historic evolution of the city of Ancient Kition and the later Larnaca Province. Inaugurated in 1969 and is under the administration os the Antiquity Department. In the outdoor space of the Museum you will have the chance to view the archeological space Kition-Bamboula found 100 meters north. For more information you will find them posted in the museum space.
Direction to Archaeological Museum

Municipal Art Gallery in Cyprus

Municipal Art Gallery

The Municipal Art Gallery is roofed under most ancient buildings in the Europe square of Finikoudes. The space is open often to the public for themed exhibitions with the local community of artist and from abroad.
Direction to Municipal Art Gallery

Natural History Museum in Cyprus

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum of the Larnaca Municipality is a piece of the Municipal Gardens of the city. It offers a variety of exhibitions of the animal and sea kingdom. Additionally, it has remnants of rocky residues.
Direction to Natural History Museum

Pano Lefkara Folk Art Museum in Cyprus

Pano Lefkara Folk Art Museum

The untouched from time village of Lefkara is located in the Larnaca region. The local National Museum of Traditional Embroidery and Silversmithing is one the most famous in Cyprus and is hosued in the ”Spiti tou Patsalou”.
Direction to Pano Lefkara Folk Art Museum

Kallinikeio Museum in Cyprus

Kallinikeio Museum

The Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou was built to highlight the historical route of the village Athienou. Every section contains countless exhibits from the ancient years until the modern time of today.
Direction to Kallinikeio Museum

Costas Kaimakliotis Folklore Museum in Cyprus

Costas Kaimakliotis Folklore Museum

The Folklore Museum Costas Kaimaklioti was founded in 2007, housed in a manor house of 1901 in Aradippou, a donation in memory of its owner. The museum contains exhibits from the traditional life of Cyprus, it has a mall amphitheater and the space offers cultural activities during the summer period.

Direction to Costas Kaimakliotis Folklore Museum

Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum in Cyprus

Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum

The Museum is located in Kato Drys in the province of Larnaca. It contains exhibits and antiques of the Cypriot traditional life. In addition, the visitor can watch the procedure of the making of zivania and learn the history of lace and honey. A notable site of historic inheritance since after it became a museum it was dedicated to the volunteers of the Balkan.
Direction to Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum

Kyriazis Medical Museum in Cyprus

Kyriazis Medical Museum

The Medical Museum Kyriazi is located under the roof of a manor house of 1927 in the central section of Larnaca. The only museum that narrates the route of the medical history and evolution in Cyprus. It governs a longer life from antiquity until the Ottoman period.
Direction to Kyriazis Medical Museum

Environmental Information Centre of Larnaka Area in Cyprus

Environmental Information Centre of Larnaka Area

The ”Environmental Information Centre of the Mountainous region of Larnaca” is housed in Skarinou. The aim of the center is to inform the visitors and offer them knowledge such as how to convert bottles to vases and many more.

Direction to Environmental Information Centre of Larnaka Area

Petreon Sculpture Park in Cyprus

Petreon Sculpture Park

The Petreon Sculpture Park is found in Mazotos of the Larnaca Province. It is the crescendo of a cultural creation of sculptures and a result of the hard work of Mr. Savva Koulendrou. The sculptures contained in the open exhibition space are made from types of rocks from different places in Cyprus.
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Limassol Museums

Museums Limassol in Cyprus

Limassol

Museums

LIMASSOL WEATHER

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Add an extra dimension to your visit to Limassol then by going to one of its many museums. The most frequented are: the Lemesos Medieval Museum, the Folk Art Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the Wine Museum, and the Cyprus Theatre Museum.
History lovers will be enthralled by the beautiful city of Limassol and will leave it with fond memories.

Cyprus Theatre Museum in Cyprus

Cyprus Theatre Museum

In 1978 Nicos S. Nicolaides, an optician and an actor offered to the Limmasol Municupal his rare theatrical registry, setting the foundation for the building of the Limassol Theatre Museum. After years, along with the donation of Mr.Solomonidi the building was bought and its doors opened.
Direction to Cyprus Theatre Museum

Medieval Museum in Cyprus

Medieval Museum

The Limassol Castle hides beneath it the untouched walls with the medieval architectural route of Cyprus from the prime periods until today. The Castle is placed during the chronological period of the Turkish rule and is located in the city center having a companion the old port and the waves.
Direction to Medieval Museum

Cyprus Wine Museum in Cyprus

Cyprus Wine Museum

Cyprus is considered one of the first countries to claim a strong presence in the field of winery. Mrs. Anastasia Guy an owner of a traditional home in Limassol along her charismatic personality founded the Cyprus Wine Museum, rebirthing the history of her ancestors and of Cyprus at the same time.
Direction to Cyprus Wine Museum

Archaeological Museum in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum

The Limassol Archeological Museum was born in 1948, at first it was under the care of the Limassol Castle, however after controversies of 1964 lead to its closing and to be given forcefully to the National Guard. The modern architectural subsidence began in 1975 under difficult situations due to the Turkish invasion in Cyprus.
Direction to Archaeological Museum

Folk Art Museum in Cyprus

Folk Art Museum

The Municipal Folk Art Museum was inaugurated on June 20th 1985. Within the building of the specific Museum one of the greatest collections of fold ark is includes, from the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century. The Museum is housed in a neoclassical manor.
Direction to Folk Art Museum

Carob Mill – Lanitis in Cyprus

Carob Mill – Lanitis

Near the sound of the waves and the medieval atmosphere of the Limassol Castle the Carob Mill is located housed in the historic Carob Mill -Lanitis. The space was recreated to provide experiences of tasting and a journey in time, so that knowledge can be conveyed from the older to the younger.
Direction to Carob Mill - Lanitis

Public Gallery in Cyprus

Public Gallery

The Limassol Public Gallery contains within its build a range of collectible piece of Modern Cypriot Art. In the collection precious creations of the historic route of art such as Adamantios Korais, Fragkoudis, Vrionidis, Nicos Nicolaides and more are included.
Direction to Public Gallery

Public Library in Cyprus

Public Library

The Public Library of Limassol similar to every city, it functions as the first intellectual guide for every citizen. It is considered one of the largest libraries in Cyprus having in its possession a wide range of materials for reading choices.

Direction to Public Library

Local Kourion Museum in Cyprus

Local Kourion Museum

The Kourion Archeological Museum you can locate the beautiful rocky village of Episkopi in the Limassol Province. The home belonged to the memorable George McFadden, assistant Director of Pennsylvania, who was in charge of an archeological team…

Direction to Local Kourion Museum

Classical & Historic Car Museum in Cyprus

Classical & Historic Car Museum

The Classical Car History Museum was founded by Mr.N.Mavropoulo, a visionary and veteran in rally races, who created the Museum to offer special experiences to the lovers of classical cars.

Direction to Classical & Historic Car Museum

Olive Oil Museum in Cyprus

Olive Oil Museum

Oleastro Enterprises was born in 2003 creating the Organic Museum and Olive Park. As a new company it envisioned the promotion of the history of the olive, endorsing the hidden truth of the Cypriot production of olive oil and the varied forms it can take.
Direction to Olive Oil Museum

Water Museum in Cyprus

Water Museum

The home where the Water Museum is housed was the famous ”Water Machine”, known as the Limassol Pumping Station. Located on Franklin Roosevelt Avenue, having as a companion next to it the old LOEL winery. Its doors were rebuilt and…

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Nicosia Museums

Museums Nicosia in Cyprus

Nicosia

Museums

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Nicosia’s rich historical and cultural history is depicted in a large number of museums, art galleries, and cultural landmarks spread throughout the city. Nicosia is, unfortunately, the last divided capital of Europe, and it is home to beautifully adorned churches and many museums which are a testament to its centuries’ old traditions.Among them are: the Cyprus ArchaeologicalMuseum, the A.G Leventis Gallery & Museum, the Byzantine Museum, the Ethnographic Museum, the Museum of the National Struggle, the State Gallery of Contemporary Art, and the House of Chatzigeorgakis Kornesios, amongst others.


A.G Leventis Gallery in Cyprus

A.G Leventis Gallery

Anastasios G. Leventis from 1950 until the decade of 1970 collected and managed to create the current complete collection of European Art of the A.G.Leventis Foundation, known as ”The Paris Collection”. Thanks to the hard work of Mr. Leventis and the large part of his life spent in Paris, he collected an undisputable cultural wealth of artistic findings from many art movements.
Direction to A.G Leventis Gallery

Leventis Museum in Cyprus

Leventis Museum

Leventis Municipal Museum in Nicosia brings to the surface the historic route of the capital city of Cyprus from the first ages of 3000 b.c. until today. The birth of the museum refers to 1984 after the decision of the Nicosia Mayor Mr. Demetriadi. Named after the donation of Mr. Leventi who invested and restored the building from its ashes and delivered it to the Municipal of Nicosia.
Direction to Leventis Museum

Archaeological Museum in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum

The Archeological Museum of Nicosia is one of the first museums to narrate the long-lasting cultural history of Cyprus. The continuous excavations emphasised the antiquity of the island with amazing exhibits which no one knew until today.
Direction to Archaeological Museum

Byzantine Museum in Cyprus

Byzantine Museum

Nicosia Byzantine Museum inside the Venetian walls contains in its build the ultimate and possible the largest collection of byzantine art in Cyprus. There 230 icons of the 9th until the 19th century lay as well as many great findings e.g., books and utensils.
Direction to Byzantine Museum

House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios in Cyprus

House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios

The home of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios is located in Episkopi, near the settlement of Agios Antonios know historically as the region where the Greek kodjabashis lived. The residence of Kornesios is characterized as a exemplar of architecture of the urban Ottoman period, the positive was that it was saved through time and is located in Nicosia.
Direction to House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios

Pancyprian Gymnasium in Cyprus

Pancyprian Gymnasium

The Pancyprian Gymnasium of Nicosia set its foundation in 1812, during the Ottoman period under the supervision of the Archbishop Kyprianos. In its first stage it was named Greek School of Nicosia, however it later changed to the above name. It continues its operation to this day in the capital of Cyprus.
Direction to Pancyprian Gymnasium

Museum of the History of Cypriot Coinage in Cyprus

Museum of the History of Cypriot Coinage

The Museum was inaugurated in 1995, it is exclusively dedicated to the history of the coinage and its collection. The museum has in its possession 500 types of coins per chronological historic period of Cyprus. From coins cut by kings such as Evagoras and Alexander the Great up to the first official coin of the Cypriot pound.
Direction to Museum of the History of Cypriot Coinage

Folk Art Museum in Cyprus

Folk Art Museum

The Folk-Art Museum of Cyprus was inaugurated in 1937 from the Company of Cypriot Studies and is located in the old Archbishop’s Palace. The Museum is distinguished for its historic route of Archbishop Kyprianou as it is included in his report. Within the today Museum he was arrested by the Turks during the historic period of 1821.
Direction to Folk Art Museum

Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum

Mr. Andreas Nicolaou with hard work managed to found in 1980 the Museum of Classical Motorcycle of Cyprus. Inside there is a large collection of 350 motorcycles which begin from 1914. Some characteristic samples are BMW, JAMES, MOTO GUZZI and MV AQUSTA.
Direction to Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum

Centre of Visual Arts & Research

You will locate the Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) on Ermou street in the center of Nicosia withing the Venetian Wakks which was inaugurated in 2014. CVAR has exhibits such as collections of Severi which are collective pieces.
Direction to Centre of Visual Arts & Research

The National Struggle Museum in Cyprus

The National Struggle Museum

The National Struggle Museum EOKA 55-59 is found in the Archbishopric. Its possession contains a rich printed, photographic material and exhibits related to the British era. The Museum was built by the EOKA fighter Christodoulo Papacrysostomou.
Direction to The National Struggle Museum

State Gallery of Contemporary Art in Cyprus

State Gallery of Contemporary Art

The Gallery of Contemporary Art is in an architectural residence in the capital of Cyprus. Within are hidden cultural treasures, collections of sculptures and paintings from Cypriot artists of the 19th and 20th century, who developed innovative and new techniques.
Direction to State Gallery of Contemporary Art

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Idalion in Cyprus

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Idalion

Idalion Museum was inaugurated in 2007 with an aim to highlight the cultural wealth of the village Idalion. Subsequently the archeological space was open for visitors. The specific space is considered one of the most important in Cyprus dies to its historic value. Many of the exhibits are located in museums abroad.
Direction to Archaeological Museum of Ancient Idalion

Fikardou Rural Museum in Cyprus

Fikardou Rural Museum

Fikardou is a village included in the cultural monuments and protected regions of Europe. The houses have an architecture of the 15th-17th century, during when they were built. The Museum is at a distance of 40 kilometers from Nicosia, some neighboring place you can combine with your visit to Fikardou is Troodos and Macheras Monastery.
Direction to Fikardou Rural Museum

George & Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection Museum in Cyprus

George & Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection Museum

At the Cultural foundation of Cyprus in Nicosia there is the Giabra Pierides Museum which was inaugurated in 1999. The Museum contains a rare archaeological collection. In 2002 the first exhibition was implemented inspired by the Greek culture in Cypriot art. Extending over 600 items of archaeological range. Amongst them are Mycenaean pottery exhibits as well as wells which surprise with their archaeological durability, letter stamps and many innumerable findings worth for the visitor to see. Under the supervision of the Museum school events with and educational character are organised.

Direction to George & Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection Museum

Cyprus Museum of Natural History in Cyprus

Cyprus Museum of Natural History

The Cyprus Museum of Natural History is an excellently structured museum. With modern architecture and with its findings taking you back in time rediscovering in this way the secrets of nature and Cypriot land. The Museum contains in its collection over 2500 discoveries, including precious stones and fossils. The Museum can contribute to the visitor a unique experience. The value of environmental consciousness, of history and the animals. A visit can transform into an awakening so that the climate change can be avoided and humans can take part in this mass change to protect the planet.
Direction to Cyprus Museum of Natural History

Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory in Cyprus

Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory

The Shakolas Tower Museum exudes a modern and notable view of the capital of Cyprus. On the 11th in cooperation with the Leventio Museum and the Woolworth Group it offers a photograph exhibition, voice material in many languages and telescopes.
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Troodos Museums

Cyprus Museums

Museums

Troodos Mountains

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Troodos has unique and culturally significant Ecclesiastical, Folk Art, and Wine (old wine Press) Museums which is an ongoing record of bygone eras. Tucked away in the Troodos pine forests, are Cyprus’ famous painted churches with their vibrant frescoes on the walls and ceilings, and fabulous examples of Byzantine art. Ten of these are on the UNESCOWorld Heritage List. Kykkos Monastery, the largest and perhaps most well-known monastery on the island, has a breath-taking Byzantine museum and the main church houses a golden icon of the Virgin Mary, which, as tradition has it, was painted by the Apostle Saint Luke. Do not miss the Troodos Geopark Visitor Centre in Amiantos and the Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre in Troodos Square.


Cyprus Museum of Kykkos Monastery

Museum of Kykkos Monastery

The Monastery of Kykkos is dedicated to Panagia (the Virgin Mary) and contains one of the three icons attributed to Agios Loukas the Apostle and Evangelist.

Cyprus Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre

Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre of the Troodos National Forest Park, is situated 200m west of the Troodos Square, to which is also connected with a paved trail.

Cyprus National Struggle Museum in Omodos

National Struggle Museum in Omodos

The national liberation struggle of Cyprus against the British colonial rule, known as the EOKA struggle, started on the 1st of April 1955 and ended with the Zurich.

Cyprus The House of Lavrentios in Kalopanayiotis village

The House of Lavrentios in Kalopanayiotis village

Bishop Lavrentios was the bishop of Kyrenia who was executed by the Ottoman Turks in 1821. He was born in the mountainous village of Kalopanayiotis.

Cyprus The Folklore Museum – Pedoulas

The Folklore Museum – Pedoulas

Situated in a central spot in the village close to the main Church of the Holy Cross, the Folklore Museum provides an intriguing insight into the social and economic development.

Cyprus Painter Frangoulides Museum

Painter Frangoulides Museum

One of the most important museums in Cyprus is the “Museum Frangoulidi” which is built near the church of Panagia in the Village of Agros.

Cyprus Omodos Ecclesiastical Museum

Omodos Ecclesiastical Museum

The Ecclesiastical Museum of Omodos is housed in two renovated arched halls which are situated on the floor below the monastery complex.

Cyprus The Byzantine Museum in Kalopanayiotis

The Byzantine Museum in Kalopanayiotis

It is situated next to the Lambadistis monastery (dedicated to Saint John Lambadistis). Here, someone will see ecclesiastical artifacts.

Cyprus Museum of the  Megas Agros – Byzantine Chapel

Museum of the Megas Agros – Byzantine Chapel

The destruction of the historic Monastery of Megas Agros, which according to tradition was constructed by monks who had come from Kyziko (in Asia Minor).

Cyprus Arsos Icon Chamber

Arsos Icon Chamber

In the Apostle Philippos (Phillip) Icon Chamber, transportable icons dating between the 17th and 20th centuries are on display. Of particular interest are the icons of Christ and the Virgin.

Cyprus Sacristy of Lofou village

Sacristy of Lofou village

In the church in Lofou dedicated to the Annunciation of the Mother of God, a sacristy (an apartment in or a building connected with a church or a religious house.

Cyprus The Byzantine Museum of Pedoulas

The Byzantine Museum of Pedoulas

The Pedoulas Byzantine Museum was established during the current tenure of Bishop of Morphou ‘Neophytos’ in order to house icons and holy relics of the 13th -20th century.

Cyprus Vasa Koilaniou Church Museum

Vasa Koilaniou Church Museum

The Agios Ioannis Prodromos (Saint John the Baptist) Chapel hosts the Vasa Koilaniou icon exhibits. Of particular note are the icons of Saint Timon from the latter half of 15th century.

Cyprus Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village

Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village

Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village In the village of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) in Kyperounda you will find an Ecclesiastical museum which amongst other artifacts

Cyprus Museums Icon Collection of Lemythou village

Icon Collection of Lemythou village

The Chapel of Agios Theodoros (Saint Theodore) contains the icon collection of the village of Lemythou, where a special place is allocated to the 13th century.

Cyprus Museums Agridia Icon Chamber

Agridia Icon Chamber

In the women’s section of the Prophet Elias Church, the old wooden icon of the chapel is on show, together with other post-Byzantine icons.

Cyprus Palaichori Village Museum

Palaichori Village Museum

The museum is incorporated in a renovated house of traditional architecture, located in the center of the village. The museum exhibits outstanding works of religious art.

Cyprus The Folk Art Museum in the village of Arsos

The Folk Art Museum in the village of Arsos

In 1997, the Folk Art Museum was founded by the Community Council of Association for the Development of Arsos. The museum is situated in a restored 18th century residence.

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