Luogo - Museum

Museo Comunale delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina

Where Piazza Albania, Frascineto (Cosenza)

The Museum is an instrument of knowledge of traditional Italian-Albanian communities in Calabria. It exposes the extensive collection of Archimandrite Paolo Lombardo through a dedicated path of art, spirituality and the Byzantine liturgy that develops outside and inside the structure. Outside you can visit the places of faith and daily life of the Albanian community, such as the Church of the Assumption and St. Peter's Church, elevated to National Monument. Inside, however, the path is on three floors: the first floor, the visitor is introduced to the Byzantine world, the second, icons are displayed, while the third are preserved some ancient Russian icons in bronze, vestments and liturgical objects, as well as rare edition of books from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. At the entrance, 280 papal and State medals and commemorative accompanied by an explanation of the stages of creation and packaging.

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