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Agios Nikolaos Galataria

North of the village of Galataria in Paphos you can find the chapel of Agios Nikolaos. It is a small stone-built temple with two...

Τhe most futuristic chapel in the world is in Paphos

The chapel of Apostole Petros and Agia Eleni is a modern architecture building The small church is dedicated to Apostole Petros and Agia Eleni tis...

Kelokedara

Kelokedara Village is part of a special environmentalist tourism project, dealing with concepts known as "sustainable" and/or agro-tourism. The main aim is to help...

Agios Kirykos and Agia Ioulitti Church

Located in Letymvou village, 16km northeast of Pafos (Paphos), the church of Agios Kirykos and Agia Ioulitti is a cross-in-square domed church dating to...

Agios Andronikos Church

Located in Polis Chrysochous sub-district, this 16th century vaulted church was turned into a mosque during the Ottoman period. A northern annex was added...

Agia Moni Monastery

Located 38km northeast of Pafos (Paphos), Agia Moni Monastery is linked to the very origins of monasticism in Cyprus. According to tradition, the monastery was...

Agia Paraskevi Byzantine Church – Geroskipou village

Located in the village of Geroskipou, this interesting 9th century Byzantine church is a five-domed, three-aisled, barrel-vaulted basilica, making it one of only two...

Panagia tou Sinti Monastery

The abandoned monastery of Panagia tou Sinti is situated on the banks of the Xeros River in Pentalia, and is dedicated to the Virgin...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...