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Address: Kyrenia, Cyprus

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There are nice icons but the building is still under reconstruction.So its not open for those who wish to visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 December 2016
Sirin S
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Kyrenia
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Kyrenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

There are nice icons but the building is still under reconstruction.So its not open for those who wish to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Very interesting place good guide needed to help understand icons ..Icons beautiful though some not as old as thought

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Thank Ann B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Such beautiful icons all in one place, with a story to tell so I recommend speaking to a local who knows all about them. Not a place to miss it you are after the history in this part of the island. We found many who tell you if you show an interest.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

situated in a small orthodox church close to the harbour, the Kyrenia Icon museum, has a fairly nice selection of icons and a lovely icon-screen. Sadly very little info available on the exhibited icons.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Very informative museum in a lovely setting. A fabulous day. Can't wait to visit again to catch all the things we couldn't get round to.

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Leven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Beautiful iconostasis. Icons of variable ages, some quite modern. Very quiet and very cheap. Pleasantly cool. Wont take long to visit-30 mins max I reckon.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

Firstly - it wasn't easy to find; we stumbled upon the museum by chance. The outside of the building is simple, but the interior is a really lovely design. The icons are very varied and it is interesting to see the way that art has developed over the ages.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Lucky to visit this with a guide who could point out some of the more amazing icons, tell little stories about them or just details about construction, the difference between Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic icons etc. Don't forget to also visit Kykkos Monastery and St Nicholas of the Roof Church in the Troodos Mountains.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Situated behind the British Hotel is this little gem, the church itself is quite a surprise with its unusual interior layout. The Icons are not disappointing either. A small charge is due but no one seemed too bothered to collect it on the day we visited.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013

I went there first over 20 years ago and couldn't believe such treasures were in an unlocked and unguarded place, the icons were worth the visit although I have not been to the newer building, perhaps next time. I couldn't put the correct date of my visit , the drop down dates didn't supply it.

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