Tag: monastery

Panagia Stazousa

Located along the Klavdia - Pyrga loose surfaced road, the Medieval monastery of Panagia Stazousa was built by the Franks at the beginning of...

Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton Convent – St. Nicholas of the Cats Convent

Located on Cape Gata, 15km west of Lemesos (Limassol) and south-east of Akrotiri Salt Lake, the monastery of Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton (St. Nicholas...

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...

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...

Machairas Monastery

Located on the slopes of Kionia, in the valley of Machairas mountains, Machairas Monastery is one of the most famous on the island and...

Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) Monastery, Omodos

The ornament and true pride & joy of Omodos is the Monastery of the Holy and Life-giving Cross, built at the heart of the...

Agios Panteleimon Convent

The 18th century convent of Agios Panteleimon, with its gabled roof, is located in the Achera Valley, northwest of the Lefkosia (Nicosia) district at...

Agios Georgios Alamanos Convent

Located 20km east of Lemesos (Limassol) on the road to Nicosia (Lefkosia), Agios Georgios Alamanos was originally founded as a monastery in the 12th...

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...

Archangelos Michael Monastery

Located in the picturesque village of Pedoulas, Archangelos Michael Church is a small church that was built and decorated in 1474 by a local...

The Monastery of Saint Herakleidios

The Monastery of Saint Herakleidios is build in the southeast of the village of Politiko, in the province of Nicosia, at a location near...

Stavrovouni Monastery

Perched on a rocky peak, 750 metres above sea level, legend tells that Stavrovouni Monastery was founded in the 4th century by St. Helena,...

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...

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...

Monastery of Agios Ioannis (St John) Lampadistis, Kalopanagiotis

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

Trooditissa Monastery

Located on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountain range, the 13th century Trooditissa Monastery is situated among pine trees, commanding a picturesque spot....

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