Byzantine Museum

The star of the Byzantine Museum of Pafos is the 8th century Icon of Agia Marina, one of the oldest to be found in Cyprus. The museum’s remarkable collection also includes a superb collection of woodcarvings, frescoes and illuminated books, also intricately crafted religious vessels and richly decorated ecclesiastical garments displaying stunning examples of complex stichcraft. Here we have preserved, the rich history of religion in Cyprus and of the artists and craftsmen and women who dedicated themselves to creating artworks to the glory of God. The museum was created in order to preserve, promote and study the treasures trove of Byzantine art discovered throughout the parishes of the Pafos diocese and allows visitors to then gain some insight into the Byzantine heritage of the Pafos area. Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 15:00, Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00. Operating period: all year round. Entrance fee: € 2.

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