Attractions Larnaca Tochni Ecclesiastical Museum

Tochni Ecclesiastical Museum

Located in the rural village of Tochni, the Ecclesiastical Museum is part of the historic Church of The Saints Constantine and Helen.

The museum room – which adjoins the church – features a range of precious religious relics, including Gospels, icons (dating as far back as the 16th century), and silver and bronze sacred vessels. Also featured is a grand cross, which is displayed in the centre of the museum room.

Most importantly, the museum contains a small piece of the Holy Cross, and a small piece of the relic of Saint Helen, which are of insurmountable religious value.

The church itself is uniquely located on a bridge in the village, and a historically significant structure. Both the bridge and the church are said to have been built by Saint Helen.

Address: The Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, village centre, Tochni Village

Contact No: Tel: +357 9954 9648

Operating Hours: Wednesday and Sundays only: 17:00 – 19:00, (Request museum key from Father Pavlos at the church itself). For visits outside of these hours, please call the contact number.

Operating Period: All year round

Entrance Fee: Free

Please Note: Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

Courtesy of the CTO

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