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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....

Kakopetria churches

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Unesco Church "Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis" (literally, Saint Nicholas of the Roof), located close to the mountainous Kakopetria, is the only...

Ayia Solomoni Christian Catacomb

A small underground complex of chamber tombs from the Hellenistic period, which has been called the Chapel of the Seven Sleepers, or the Seven...

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...

Galata’s Churches

Panagia tis Podithou Unesco Church Travelling on the Nicosia-Troodos tourist road and entering the Galata community, in your right you face the "Panagia of Podithou"...

Early Christian Basilica-St.Paul’s Pillar-Chrysopolitissa

Located in Kato Pafos (Paphos), the Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church was built in the 13th century over the ruins of the largest Early Byzantine basilica...

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....

Church of Panagia tou Moutoulla

Located in the mountainous region of Moutoulla, the tiny 13th century chapel of Panagia tou Moutoulla is one of the earliest examples of its...

Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

Set in beautiful natural surroundings, the Monastery of Chrysorrogiatissa is dedicated to ‘Our Lady of the Golden Pomegranate’ and was established in 1152 by...

Monastery of Agios Ioannis (St John) Lampadistis, Kalopanagiotis

In the central part of Cyprus, in the mountains of the Troodos range, some of the most important monuments of the history of Byzantine...

Choulou churches

Panagia Pantanassa Church This Church was built in the 13thcentury with the coming of the Frangous and was the personal belonging of the land owner...

Agios Ioannis (St John’s) Cathedral

Agios Ioannis, within the walled city of Lefkosia (Nicosia), is built on the site of the 14th century chapel of the Benedictine Abbey of...

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...

Faneromeni Church

Built in 1872 within the old city walls, Faneromeni church is one of the largest churches of Nicosia. The marble mausoleum to the east...

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...

St. Paul’s Anglican Church

The church of St Paul was built in 1893 when Cyprus was part of the British Empire. The influence of politics an architecture is evidenced...

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...

Archangelos Michael Monastery

Located in the picturesque village of Pedoulas, Archangelos Michael Church is a small church that was built and decorated in 1474 by a local...

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,...

The Monastery of Saint Herakleidios

The Monastery of Saint Herakleidios is build in the southeast of the village of Politiko, in the province of Nicosia, at a location near...

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Taste

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Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

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Sheftalies

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