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Post Byzantine Museum

Post Byzantine Museum

Located in the capital of Zakynthos, at the back of Solomos Square, the Post-Byzantine museum was built after the earthquake of 1953. Byzantine Museum, Zakinthos, Zakynthos, Greece
Located in the capital of Zakynthos, at the back of Solomos Square, the Post-Byzantine museum was built after the earthquake of 1953.

It houses a rich collection of various ecclesiastical items, superb carved masterpieces, post-Byzantine icons, wooden works of art, wood carvings dating from the 16th century, reconstructed frescoes and a fantastic model of Zante Town before the 1953 earthquake.

At the Post Byzantine Museum you glimpse the evolution of art from the post Byzantine period through to contemporary Greek art. The Byzantine museum, which was opened to the public in 1960, is spread over three floors.

Inside the Post Byzantine Museum you will also see a model of Zakynthos Town, depicting Zakynthos Town prior to its destruction from the earthquake in 1953.

Byzantine Museum, Zakinthos, Zakynthos, Greece

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