I don't normally use this words, but these churches are beyond my wildest expectations. If you like and are interested is unique paintings from the Byzantine Empire, this is the unique place to visit. All of the churches close at 16:00 except for St. John Lampadistis in Kalopanagiotis which closes at 18:00. A full day is not enough but well... 更多
One of the 10 UNESCO-listed painted churches in the Troodos region. Situated in the south of Pelendri village, the directions are well signposted from the main road. The key-holder magically appeared when we arrived and showed us around the church. Signed the visitors book which showed that not enough people visit this place. A beautiful church
Visited several churches in the Troodos region including Panayia tou Araka and Agios Nicholas, and Panagia odigitria both in Galata. All the churches in the area are beautiful with Fresco's and Icons. A lot of them were locked but by using the Berlitz guide we managed to find people who could unlock them. In the afternoon we drove to Lagoudera... 更多
What staggering pieces of history and so beautiful. The faith of those who built, decorate and now maintain them is clear and remarkable. The outsides are mainly simple and the interiors are breathtaking. Just make sure they are open or you know where to pick up the key!!! They can be a long way from anywhere!
The original painted churches are quite unique in Cyprus. The smaller and the more unassuming they are in the Troodos,... 更多
The Troodos area is scattered with lovely little stone churches with stunning painted walls. The monastery in Kalopanagiotis being the... 更多
the monestry is a must visit for everyone inside all is hand painted in gold,surounded by anciant icons which is... 更多