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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group to tour several churches in the hills and mountains and was pleasantly surprised by the elegant and detailed interiors with many wall paintings, carvings and woodwork panels. The UNESCO organization has doesn’t a lot of money on protecting these select churches...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The church is one of the oldest in Cyprus with amazing wallcoverings inside...Visit it and after take a tour to Kakopetria village nearby

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MariaPaphiti
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!

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank michalh687
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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15 September 2015|
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
15 September 2015|
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Response from ceciliat156 | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember it being Monday, do visit, it is amazing