Museum of Byzantine Culture
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Museum of Byzantine Culture information
This fascinating museum has plenty of treasures to please Byzantine buffs, plus simple explanations to introduce the empire to total beginners. More than 3000 Byzantine objects, including mosaics, intriguing tomb paintings, jewellery and glassware are showcased with characterful asides about daily life. You'll be confidently discerning early-Christian from late-Byzantine icons in no time.