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Agios Spyridon Chapel at Pissouri

Τhe chapel of Agios Spyridonas is built inside a cave on the base of a rocky cliff. It is located at the beautiful scenery...

Agia Mavri Chapel

Almost 2km outside Koilani village between Koilani and Pera Pedi you will find the chapel of Agia Mavri. The chapel is located at a...

The submerged church of Ayios Nikolas in Kouris dam

The abandoned church is only visible when the water levels of Kouris Dam fall. When the Dam is full the church is submerged under...

Agia Anastasia Church

Agia Anastasia Church is a complex of two domed churches located in Polemidia village. The older church - possibly dating to the 12th century...

Church of Timiou Stavrou (Holy Cross) – Anogyra

Situated southwest of the village of Anogyra, the Church of Timiou Stavrou is built over the foundations of an early Christian basilica. At the...

Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton Convent – St. Nicholas of the Cats Convent

Located on Cape Gata, 15km west of Lemesos (Limassol) and south-east of Akrotiri Salt Lake, the monastery of Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton (St. Nicholas...

Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) Monastery, Omodos

The ornament and true pride & joy of Omodos is the Monastery of the Holy and Life-giving Cross, built at the heart of the...

Church of Agios Mamas, Louvaras

The church of Agios Mamas is situated in the southern part of the Troodos mountain range, in the village of Louvaras, 27 kilometres north...

Agios Georgios Alamanos Convent

Located 20km east of Lemesos (Limassol) on the road to Nicosia (Lefkosia), Agios Georgios Alamanos was originally founded as a monastery in the 12th...

Temple of Virgin Mary the Catholic

In the graphic village of Pelendri that is found in the geographic region of Pitsilia, the Bishopric of Limassol in collaboration with the Institution...

Religious routes of Limassol district

1st Local Route Total route length: 72 kilometres Starts: Cyprus Mediaeval Museum (Inside Limassol Castle) Ends: Church of Timios Stavros, Limassol This route starts from Cyprus Mediaeval Museum, which...

Churches of Kouris Valley

Kouris Valley, about 20 minutes from Limassol, has a number of important Byzantine monuments. They include the 12th century church of the Monastery of Panayia...

Timios Stavros Church, Pelendri

The 14th century church of Timios Stavrou (Holy Cross) in Pelendri village is decorated with exquisite wall paintings of the Palaiologan period and is...

Trooditissa Monastery

Located on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountain range, the 13th century Trooditissa Monastery is situated among pine trees, commanding a picturesque spot....

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Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...