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Kalopanagiotis Churches

Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Monastery It is situated on the east side of the Setrachos river opposite the old village center. In 1985 UNESCO included the...

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...

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...

Agios Neophytos Monastery

Located about 9km north of Pafos (Paphos), the monastery of Agios Neophytos was founded by the Cypriot recluse and writer Neophytos in the second...

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...

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...

Metamorfosis tou Sotiros Church

Overlooking the beautiful, old mountainous village of Palaichori, the Metamorfosis tou Sotiros Church (Transfiguration of the Saviour) is an early 16th century chapel that...

Re-enactment of ‘Christ crucifixion’ in Kathikas

Kathikas village in Paphos region is known locally for its grand Easter traditions, which visitors are welcome to watch during the period of Greek...

Byzantine Route: 10 Painted Churches of Troodos Religious Route

Discover the island’s deep religious roots and its significance in the history of Christianity as you follow a path that takes in sacred churches...

General religious routes

General Tour A: (West religious route) Starts: Church of Ayion Varnava and Ilariona, Peristerona Ends: Church of Ayion Apostolon, Pera ChorioA walk in the greater region will...

Monasticism and Asceticism

Route 1 Total route length: 97 kilometres Starts: Monastery of Ayis Erakleidios, Politiko, Nicosia Ends: Monastery of Timios Stavros, Stavrovouni Monasticism and by extension asceticism are inextricaly linked...

The UNESCO listed churches (Troodos)

Cyprus has a large number of Byzantine monuments resulting in ten of them having such significant historical and artistic value that UNESCO included them...

Religious routes of Nicosia district

1st Local Route of old city of Nicosa Total route length: 2 kilometres Starts: Cathedral of Ayios Ioannis tou Theologou, Nicosia Ends: Church of Αrchangelos Michael tou...

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...

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...

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...

Panayia Asinou Church in Nikitari village

Located on the east bank of a stream, 3km from the mountainous village of Nikitari, Panagia Asinou Church is a small church dedicated to...

Religious routes of Paphos district

1st Local Route Total route length: 53 kilometres Starts: Palaiochristian Basilica of Chrysopolitissa, Kato Paphos Ends:  Hermitage of Ayion Pateron, Pano Archimandrita Paphos is rich in ecclesiastical monuments,  first...

Old Archbishopric

The old Archbishopric, built in 1730, stands alongside it. Its ground floor houses the Ethnographic Museum of Cyprus. District: Nicosia Address: Archbishop Kyprianou Square Nicosia PO...

Panagia Chrysaliniotissa Church

Dedicated to Panagia Chrysaliniotissa (Our Lady of the Golden Flax), this church is believed to be the oldest Byzantine church in Lefkosia (Nicosia), and...

Top Stories

Limassol: Mother in suspected child abuse case remanded

    The mother of a 19 month old infant hospitalised with bruises and abrasions was remanded in custody for two days on Wednesday as police...

Oshi

It is one of the most innovative sushi restaurants on the island, since you can place your order through your interactive table that works...

Tucano Coffee

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Yiasemin

A simple, elegant place that honours tradition but turns its back on folklore. Enjoy your excellent quality and tasteful Lebanese meze, without the tambourines...

US: International military education and training for Republic of Cyprus

  The United States is to provide international military education and training (IMET) to the Republic of Cyprus, the embassy in Nicosia has announced. "We plan...

Taste

How to make triandafillo ice cream, by UK Cypriot chef Loulla Astin

  Just in time for the scorching heat, UK Cypriot chef Loulla Astin has shared her recipe for refreshing triantafillo ice cream -- or as...

Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

In a big, deep frying pan, fry the prosciutto in the olive oil, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the onion and garlic...

Pork burger with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and anchovies

Mix all the ingredients together with the mince in a bowl, and combine well. Divide into 4 balls and form the burgers. Warm a griddle/pan...

Sheftalies

Wash the lamb cauls with plenty of cold water and let them settle in water and vinegar for a little while. Soak the bread crumbs...