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Agioi Saranta Chapel

Taking the loose surface road to the area of Agioi Saranta or one of the nature trails the visitor comes across the picturesque chapel...

Agia Marina Chapel, Frenaros

Located in the Ammochostos (Famagusta) district, the village of Frenaros was named after the Lusignan monks that lived in the nearby monastery of Panagia...

Church of Saint George (Old gothic church)

The gothic church of St. George is located next to the metropolitan church in the main square of Paralimni. According to a marble inscription,...

Church of Panagia (or of Agia Anna)

In the Church of Panagia (or of Agia Anna) of the 13th century in the centre of Paralimni, icons of the 16th to the...

Religious routes of free Famagusta district

Local route: Larnaca - Ammochostos Total route length: 76 kilometres Starts: Church of Ayios Lazaros, Larnaca Ends: Moanstery of Ayia Napa The route starts from Church of Αyios...

Deryneia churches

Derynia has three important churches - the small medieval domed Church of Agios Georgios dating to the 17th century, the 15th century Chapel of...

Sotira churches

Sotira was an important village in Byzantine times. There are five interesting Byzantine churches in the village, particularly as regards their architecture and beautiful...

Agios Andronikos and Agia Athanasia Church, Frenaros

he chapel is located in the northeast of the village Frenaros. The Byzantine building dates to the 12th century. Stone built exterior, simple interior....

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Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...