The Byzantine Museum of Antivouniotissa in Corfu: The Byzantine Museum of Corfu is housed in the Church of Virgin Mary Antivouniotissa, located in the quarter of Mouragia, Corfu Town. The church was constructed in the 15th century and it is an aisleless, timber-roofed basilica with characteristic Corfiot architecture. Since its foundation, the church has undergone many reconstructions and in 1984 the museum was inaugurated.
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The Byzantine Museum of Antivouniotissa hosts many portable Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons, made by anonymous or famous artists and dating from the 15th to the 19th century. There are also heirlooms, liturgical objects, wall frescoes from various churches of Corfu, old gospels, manuscripts and clothes of priests.
How to get there
The Byzantine Museum is located in Corfu Town, just a 12-minute walk away from the central bus station and a 15-minute walk away from a parking lot.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus, or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 26610 39911, 0030 693 484 3704, or 0030 694 726 6811, or booking your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car and picking it up directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Using a rental car allows visitors to discover the Byzantine Museum and many other points of interest in Corfu at their own pace.
Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at Corfu Town. There are bus connections between this bus station and most areas of the island. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop at every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.