Tag: churches

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...

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"...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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