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Visit the 10 Painted Churches in Troodos

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Troodos +357 22 922583 (Ayios Nikolaos tis Stegis) +357 22 953460 (Ayios Ioannis Lambadistis) +357 99 671776 (Panayia Podithou) +357 99 514179 (Stavros Ayiasmati) +357 99 662286 (Timios Stavros)

Overview

The Troodos area offers some of Cyprus’ best preserved churches, many dating back to the eleventh century.

There are ten painted churches dotting in the mountain range that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are surely part of the island’s can’t miss attractions, as they include iconography that showcases some of Cyprus’ early Christian heritage. All ten churches feature impressive frescoes that date back to the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

The ten painted churches in Troodos span across two of the island’s regions, Nicosia and Limassol, and are located in various villages.

They are: Ayios Nikolaos tis Steyis, Ayios Ioannis Lambadistis, Panayia tis Asinou, Panayia tou Araka, Panayia tou Moutoulla, Archangel Michael, Timios Stavros, Panayia Podithou, Stavros Ayiasmati, and the church of Metamorfosis tou Sotiros.

Most of these churches are located in villages in Troodos, where you can also stop, rest, and enjoy a meal with your family or friends in the fresh mountain air.

It is best to call ahead as the opening times may vary.

Ayios Ioannis Lambadistis

Panayia tis Asinou

Panayia tou Araka

 

Archangel Michael

 

Timios Stavros

Panayia Podithou

Stavros Ayiasmati

 

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