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Churches of Tochni Village

Sts. Kostantinos & Eleni Church A truly spectacular phenomenon is the building of the church of Saints Constantine and Helen on a bridge in the...

Angeloktisti Church

This 11th century Byzantine church of Angeloktisti (which means ‘built by angels’ in Greek) was erected over the ruins of an Early Christian basilica...

Agios Georgios Arperas Chapel

The chapel of Agios Georgios Arperas is situated about 2km from Larnaka (Larnaca) in the village of Tersefanou, where the Medieval village of Arpera...

Agios Antonios Church, Kelia village

Agios Antonios Church is located 9km west of Larnaka (Larnaca) in the village of Kelia, and is one of the most important Byzantine churches...

Religious routes of Larnaca district

Local routeTotal route length: 73 kilometresStarts: Church of Ayios Lazaros, LarnacaEnds: Church of Ayia Marina, PyrgaThe first stop is the Church of Αyios Lazaros...

Stavrovouni Monastery

Perched on a rocky peak, 750 metres above sea level, legend tells that Stavrovouni Monastery was founded in the 4th century by St. Helena,...

“Royal Chapel” of Agia Aikaterini (St. Catherine), Pyrga

The “Royal Chapel” of Agia Aikaterini is situated off the Lefkosia-Lemesos motorway, at the west end of the village of Pyrga. It is built...

Agios Lazaros Church

Located in its own square in the centre of town, the magnificent stone church of Agios Lazaros is one of the most remarkable examples...

Agios Minas Convent

his 15th century convent near the village of Lefkara consists of a church, cloisters and other monastic buildings. Besides performing their religious rites, the...

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Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...