Byzantine Museum of Kastoria

Museum in Kastoria

This museum focuses on hagiography (Byzantine paintings of religious figures) and hosts artifacts of exceptional art.

The Byzantine Museum of Kastoria is located on the highest spot of the city, which is the top of the Byzantine Acropolis. The visitor has the opportunity to get information about the Byzantine history and art of different periods and expressions.

There is a big collection of perfectly preserved paintings of saints, statues, mosaics, as well as many items of ecclesiastical and folklore art. Most of the exhibits date from the 12th to the 17th century and are divided into 6 very distinct sections.

Amongst the exhibits, the guest can admire the image of Prophet Elias from the 12th century, the image of St Nikolaos from the same period, as well as the image of Jesus Pantokratoras with the signature of monk Neilos from the 14th century.

About Byzantine Museum of Kastoria

Last updated: 13 Apr 2021

Contact
Telephone(s) (+30) 24670 26781
Website https://www.bmk.gr
Location
address Platia Dexamenis, Kastoria, 521 00, Greece
nearby transportation
Open Hours
Daily 08:30-15:30
Tuesday Closed
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