The Byzantine Collection

Kythira, Greece

The Byzantine Collection is housed in the small post-Byzantine chapel located right by the Church of Analipsi in Livadi. It consists of early Christian, Byzantine and post Byzantine findings that have been collected from various churches of Kythira by the Greek Department of Archeology in an attempt to help preserve the island's religious art.

Although the collection currently exhibited is just a small fraction of everything that has been recovered so far, it includes a wide variety of items such as icons, religious objects, mosaics, murals, frescoes and more.

The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 08:00 to 16:00.



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Livadi, Kythira, Greece
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Founded: 21th century
Category: Museums in Greece

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Spiros Kakos (5 years ago)
We are not just matter...
Παναγιώτης Μελινάκος (5 years ago)
Unfortunately we passed by 2-3 times and it was closed, with no information about its opening hours or contact phone number...
Jane Turner Goldsmith (5 years ago)
Beautiful little church with expertly restored Byzantine frescoes. All information in Greek only.
Chris Lee (5 years ago)
Couldn't get into this Museum, do not follow advertised opening hours, second try, while we were pondering 2 other carloads arrived and went away.
Alkis p (7 years ago)
A realy small Byzantine-Christian museum with medival Christian orthodox icons and murals (some of witch are nice). No photos allowed. (The museum tends to be closed at times it is supposed to be open).
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