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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing place it's a dreamy destination!Cyprus has so beautiful cozy gems that you have to discover for sure!

Thank vassos p
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The church of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis located in the Solea Valley (5km from Kakopetria village) and is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. The domed cross-in-square church once belonged to a monastery complex and derives its name from its pitched timber roof that was...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Along the road from Kakopetria to Pedoulas 2 km from Kakopetria lies this small beautifully painted old church. Signs everywhere showing that taking pictures of the paintings inside the church is not allowed.

Thank abdelrahman m
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Located near Kakopetia , this rather smallish 12th cent. Unesco's listed church , has beautiful frescoes . With its 17th cent. added roof , it reminded us of another Unesco listed church , near Lagoudera : Church Panayya Tu Araka (see separate review) . If...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The church is a must-see if you’re in the area. Beautiful frescoes all over the walls and ceiling. Note that as of March 2018, there are some renovations being done, so the access is a bit limited - but it’s still worth the visit.

Thank Michal D
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a beautiful little church, on the UNESCO World Heritage list. It is in an isolated position and visitors must contact the priest to obtain access, via the local coffee shop; do buy a drink there, from the very friendly and helpful owner. The...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Small but interesting church. Picture of Virgin Mary part covered in plastic to receive kisses of faithful visitors. Intersting tree hung bell.

Thank john m
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is one of the best churches I've even been in Cyprus. It's history goes back to the 11st Century. It's a real blessing place where you should visit and pray at. I really enjoyed my stay at this church , went there many times...More

1  Thank Michel C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A tiny little church with such an unusual history with a double roof structure, it pays to read up a little on the history of the building as there is minimal information at the site. A shame you aren't allowed to take pictures inside, but...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

It's a little difficult to find the route of it, because from the outside we see only soccer field and sport facilities. Also there is only us there. 30 minute is enough for photographing if you want to have a peep, I would say that...More

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Response from rexie | Reviewed this property |
The "visitcyprus" website, which we found pretty accurate, gives the hours as: Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00 - 16:00, Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00 Monday: closed When we visited, the church was open on our arrival so there was no... More
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Response from Cecilia T | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember it being Monday, do visit, it is amazing
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