Zakynthos Museums Zante - Byzantine museum

 
   
 





 




Zakynthos Museums Zante - Byzantine museum

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Zakynthos Museum of Byzantine and Post - Byzantine Art - Zante Island Greece

The Museum of Byzantine and Post - Byzantine art is located in the capital, Zante Town, on Solomos square.

The museum was founded after the earthquake of 1953 and it has a rich collection of ecclesiastical works, hagiographies from the Byzantine age, wooden carvings from the 16th Century as well as frescos and wall paintings ranging from the 12th Century through to the 18th Century.

Of particular interest are the hagiographies by Zakynthian artists Damaskinos, Doxaras, Kandounis, Koutouzis and Tzanes. The museum is open daily, except Mondays and the opening times are from 8am to 3pm.

 

Zante Zakynthos Museums:
Byzantine Museum - Zante Town
Solomos & Kalvos Museum - Zante Town
Grigorios Xenopoulos Museum - Zante Town
Vertzagio Folk Museum - Pigadakia
Naval Museum - Bohali Zante
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