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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...

Panagia Chrysokourdaliotissa Church, Kourdali

Located in the Solea Valley, in the village of Kourdali, the church of Panagia Chrysokourdaliotissa was built in the 16th century as a monastery...

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...

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....

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Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...