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Cyprus Folk Art Museum

Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square 2, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
+357 22 432578
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A key place for Cypriot identity and folk culture.

This is a fascinating place with an interesting collection. The building is interesting in itself... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Michael W
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London, United Kingdom
Small in scale but captivating

Without fanfare this gives a glimpse of rural domestic life in Cyprus, with the accent on family... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
William R
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Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square 2, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
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+357 22 432578
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a fascinating place with an interesting collection. The building is interesting in itself, being the old Archbhishop's Residence and before that a Benedictine Monastery. The buildings nearby are important and not visited very much.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Without fanfare this gives a glimpse of rural domestic life in Cyprus, with the accent on family, craftsmanship and clothing. Textiles and domestic furniture show why Cyprus is unique and like everywhere else at the same time. Excellent Gothic arch for close inspection. Worth an...More

1  Thank William R
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Jump in this rural river of history. See the ways of the cyprus technics of building and manufacturing goods for dayly useage. Feel free to ask anything. Check how deferend concuerors left there mark in this art.

2  Thank Socratis N
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Worth a visit, good design and plenty of information, not particularly large museum. Visit lasted around 30-45 minutes

1  Thank AberdeenshireTom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Only visited because I was in the area.Displays are a bit of a jumble without any explanation.Lots of pots and pans and a few beds.Looks in need of a spring clean.Spent 10 minutes,probably 9 too many.

1  Thank wingate
Reviewed 19 February 2017

In 30 minutes you may see the an interesting collection of the folk art of Cyprus of the last two centuries in a historical and important building. Helpful staff.

1  Thank Eli_George_13
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Went to visit this museum after visiting the Byzantine Museum. The entry fee of Euro 2 and one cannot take photos. One can see how people lived. See how they weaved, some blacksmith tools, etc. Saw some clothes and a large bed. Family must have...More

1  Thank Frank_from_perth
Reviewed 30 November 2016

A glimpse into village life, nicely laid out in a historic building. Doesn't take long to see and you learn a lot

1  Thank roeyNeEngland
Reviewed 23 August 2016

the folk art museum, housed in what used to be an old monastery so you can still see icons painted on the walls, is a little gem, not greatly known. The artefacts it houses are amazing, it has a fantastic vibe to it, and even...More

1  Thank MyriaAntCy
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Lefkosia has many small museums in comparison with other bigger cities but all of them are well kept and the folk art museum is one of the better ones to visit. Easily accessible and the exhibits are well presented, very interesting and of high traditional...More

1  Thank gkoko52
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