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“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 Effimianos Church

The Byzantine church of Ayios Effimianos is situated in the occupied village of Lysi. Its wall paintings date back to the 14th century. After...

Metochi Ieras Monis Kykkou (Kykkos Monastery Dependancy)

Located in the mountainous region of Marathasa Valley, the Monastery of Kykkos is the wealthiest and most lavish on the island, and stands on...

Church of Stavros tou Ayiasmati, Platanistasa

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

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...

Panagia tou Araka, Lagoudera

Located in the mountainous area of Pitsilia, between the villages of Lagoudera and Saranti, the 12th century church of Panagia tou Araka is a...

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...

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Taste

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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

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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...