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Byzantine Museum

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Acropolis Museum

Both Byzantine Museum and Acropolis Museum are recommended by professional reviewers. Overall, Acropolis Museum scores significantly better than Byzantine Museum. Acropolis Museum ranks #2 in Athens with positive reviews from 8 publications such as Travel + Leisure, Let's Go and Michelin Guide.

Both Byzantine Museum and Acropolis Museum are recommended by professional reviewers. Overall, Acropolis Museum scores significantly better than Byzantine Museum. Acropolis Museum ranks #2 in Athens with positive reviews from 8 publications such as Travel + Leisure, Let's Go and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
86
#8 in Athens
location

Leoforos Vas. Sofias 22, Athens, Greece

endorsements
  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    One of the few museums in Europe focusing exclusively on Byzantine art displays an outstanding collection of icons, mosaics, tapestries, and sculptural fragments. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Here you'll find Greece's largest collection of icons—which are paintings, usually of the Holy Family and saints, characteristically done on wood. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This outstanding museum... presents a priceless collection of Christian art from the 3rd to 20th centuries. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    An inspired museum laid out along modern didactic lines. Full Review →

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97
#2 in Athens

Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Makrigianni District, Athens 11742, Greece

  • 8 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The Acropolis Museum nods to the fabled ancient hill above it but speaks... in a contemporary architectural language. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Designed by Bernard Tschumi (and Michalis Fotiadis), the 21,000-sq.-m (226,000-sq.-ft.) glass-and-concrete museum is stunning. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The imposing modernist building brings together the surviving treasures... including items formerly held in other museums or storage, as well as pieces returned from foreign museums. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    After entering this place, how will you leave it? Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    One of my most wondrous experiences was a year or two ago at the Acropolis Museum, which is devoted to archaeology. Full Review →

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