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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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My favourite church

Well, Kakopetria is the village where I am from, so I may be bias, but this is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Eleni K
Very old small church with a lot of history

Very nice location where we were met by a local lady who willingly answered all our questions. The... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2015
Wingsfromkingstone
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Well, Kakopetria is the village where I am from, so I may be bias, but this is one of the most beautiful churches to be found anywhere, because of it's incredibly unique architecture. The facade is simply amazing and the interior is lovely too. You...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very nice location where we were met by a local lady who willingly answered all our questions. The church which is open for visitors every day apart from Monday's has had its wall paintings cleaned & touched up since our previous visit & is really...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Beautiful double-roofed church above Kakopetria with fine Byzantine frescoes and set in a charming garden. No interior photography possible.

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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

An 11th Century Bazantine church in the Troodos with amazing paintings. Completely worth going out of your way to see, but be sure it is open or you know where to get the key from!

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

St Nicholas church with two roofs, built in 1025, Byzantine church with beautiful old frescoes from 11th, 12th, 13th and 17th century. It used to be a monastery but its a church now. Not far from Troodos centre, definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

This is the only surviving 11th century Byzantine Church in Cyprus. It's located near the Kakopetria village on the Troodos mountain range. It's covered in murals, some dating back to the 11 century. For more information you can visit the Cyprus Tourism Organisation web site:...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Beautiful church and very popular tourist spot. The murals really are worth visiting. Check opening times as we tried to go on the only day it is closed!

Thank CountryLover51
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

This is a peaceful, little church hidden in the Troodos mountains. I loved this place for its remoteness, peacefulness, and spiritual feeling. I highly recommend making a visit. It was my favorite of the churches I saw. Agios Nikolaos is one of the oldest of...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2015

excellent wall paintings frescoes from the Byzantine period. good access comfortable road. Lovely enviroment

Thank Rosmie
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Lovely old church with unusual double roof built to protect the wonderful artwork which adorns all the walls inside the church . The artwork dates from the 11 century to the 17 century.

Thank PeterA338
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Wingsfromkingstone
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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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Wingsfromkingstone
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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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