The Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine Museum The Byzantine Museum

The Pedoulas Byzantine Museum was established during the tenure of Morphou Bishop Neofytos in order to house icons of holy relics (13th – 20th century), and is situated near the church of Archangel Michael.

The late Andreas Ellinas was the founder and generous sponsor of the Byzantine Museum. The Reverend Head Priest Charalambos Kourris also made an important contribution by collecting and safeguarding in the Holly Cross church the icons and other relics which are today exhibited in the Byzantine Museum. The Pedoulas Byzantine Museum was inaugurated in 1999 by the Mayor of Athens Demetris Avramopoulos.

The Folkroric Museum

Folkloric Museum

Situated in a central location of the village near the main church of Holy Cross, the Folkloric Museum provides a fascinating insight into the social and economic development of the community.

Inaugurating the Museum in 2005 jointly with the Greek Minister of Cultural Development Mr. Demetris Avramopoulos, the Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister of Cyprus, Mr. George Lilikkas, described it as being consistent with the cultural objectives of the Strategic Tourist Development plan.

In addition to the traditional arts and crafts, the Museum features the interior of a Cypriot house with all its furniture, utensils and other household items, including local costumes and ornaments.

Αt the entrance of the Museum you will find the bust of the grantor the late Vassos Hadjioannou.

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