Cyprus Churches and Monasteries in Cyprus

Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery Troodos-Mountains, Cyprus

The monastery is the largest and richest religious foundation in Cyprus and is known throughout the Orthodox world. The monastery is found in the region of Marathasa, 12 kms west of Pedhoulas.

Church of Timios Stavros -Pelendri

Church of Timios Stavros -Pelendri Troodos-Mountains, Cyprus

Timios Stavros church is near the Pelendri village and in 1985 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List which included nine other painted Byzantine churches of the Troodos range.

Panayia tou Araka

Panayia tou Araka Troodos-Mountains, Cyprus

The 12th century church of Panagia tou Araka, a UNESCO World Heritage site, situated just outside the village of Lagoudera has some of the finest frescoes.

Agios Neofytos Monastery

Agios Neofytos Monastery Pafos-Paphos, Cyprus

You can found Agios Neophytos Monastery 9 kms north Paphos. Founded at the end of the 12th century by Agios Neophytos a Cypriot hermit who searched for the ideal place to isolate himself from people.

Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton Monastery

Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton Monastery Lemesos-Limassol, Cyprus

The Monastery of Agios Nicolaos ton Gaton (of cats) is located east of Akrotiri and the Salt Lake of Lemesos. It is probably the most ancient monastery in Cyprus.

Machairas Monastery

Machairas Monastery Troodos-Mountains, Cyprus

One of the oldest and most important monasteries in Cyprus. The monastery was founded in the 12th century by two monks and grew around an icon of the virgin Mary which was founded in a nearby cave.

Church of Panagia tis Podithou, Galata

Church of Panagia tis Podithou, Galata Galata, Cyprus

Situated near the village of Galata, the church until the mid-20th century served as a monastery and was built in 1502 with the donation of Demetre de Coron and his wife Helen.

Trooditissa Monastery

Trooditissa Monastery Troodos-Mountains, Cyprus

This old monastery is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It was originally founded in the 13th century, but the present church was built in 1731.

Panagia tou Sinti monastery

Panagia tou Sinti monastery Pafos-Paphos, Cyprus

Panagia tou Sinti is a remarkable cultural monument, however, it is an abandoned monastery and is located in Pentalia, in a valley on the west bank of the Xeropotamos river.

Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Panagia tis Aggeloktistis Larnaka-Larnaca, Cyprus

This 11th century Byzantine church, whose name means "built by angels", was erected over the ruins of an Early Christian basilica.


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