Tag: churches

Agioi Saranta Chapel

Taking the loose surface road to the area of Agioi Saranta or one of the nature trails the visitor comes across the picturesque chapel...

Panagia Chrysospiliotissa Church

Located near Kato Deftera village, 11km southwest of Lefkosia (Nicosia), the church ‘Our Lady of the Golden Cave’ (dedicated to the Virgin Mary) is...

Church of Timiou Stavrou (Holy Cross) – Anogyra

Situated southwest of the village of Anogyra, the Church of Timiou Stavrou is built over the foundations of an early Christian basilica. At the...

Angeloktisti Church

This 11th century Byzantine church of Angeloktisti (which means ‘built by angels’ in Greek) was erected over the ruins of an Early Christian basilica...

Church of Agios Varnavas and Ilarionas (Saints Barnabas and Hilarion)

ocated in the village of Peristerona, on the west bank of Serrahis tributary river, the church dedicated to Saints Barnabas and Hilarion is thought...

Agios Georgios Arperas Chapel

The chapel of Agios Georgios Arperas is situated about 2km from Larnaka (Larnaca) in the village of Tersefanou, where the Medieval village of Arpera...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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