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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Reviewed 20 September 2014

A must see! Even if you're church-out, it's worth going off the beaten track for. It's totally unique and very, very old.

1  Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This church s truly located in the center of the mountain. Very far from other cities. But it is worth to visit. We drove about three hours from Paphos. But we were satisfied. 本当に山の中にあり、行くのは大変ですが、わざわざ行く価値がありました。内部のフレスコ画は天井も壁も埋め尽くされていて本当に見事です。

Thank macuser1958
Reviewed 31 August 2014

This is a medieval church, with very unique architecture and style. A great place to worship god and also an important historical site. A must see place for those visiting holy sites in Cyprus!

Thank John J
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Saw the road signAgios Nicholaos so started to walk from Kakopetria.Top of village lovely view but then met the main road....forget walking especially in Cyprus where only donkeys would attempt this

Thank bobincyprus
Reviewed 3 August 2014

The Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church is located 5 kilometers west of Kakopetria, being part of the 10 Painted Churches in Troodos which are part of The UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The architecture of this small church is very nice, the walls looks very old...More

Thank menq
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Located in the middle of a beautiful mountainous landscape. The church is rich with amazing art work of gorgeous paintings.

1  Thank Ilan B
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We really enjoyed seeing this old Byzantine Church. The Frescoes are beautiful and well preserved. Quite amazing to see a church that has remained intact for over 1000 so many years. When you turn off the road there is a parking lot on your left...More

Thank Oran A
Reviewed 27 April 2014

The church of Ayios Nikolaos tis Stegis is only 2kms southwest of the village of Kakopetria. The year 1985 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List together with 9 more painted Byzantine churches of the Troodos range. It is the only surviving katholicon...More

2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 20 March 2014

on the outskirts of the village, With the only known wall painting of Mary breast feeding baby Jesus.

Thank hellosexy
Reviewed 22 November 2013

We visited Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church as a part of a tour in a number of churches in Troodos mountain, that are within the Unesco world heritage under the name "Painted Churches in the Troodos Region". The exterior of this church was the most...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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