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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Not a walk from Kakopetria

Saw the road signAgios Nicholaos so started to walk from Kakopetria.Top of village lovely view but... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2014
bobincyprus
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Cyprus
Nice small church in a beautiful mountain area

The Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church is located 5 kilometers west of Kakopetria, being part of the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2014
menq
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Bucharest, Romania
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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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

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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

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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

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

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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

2  Thank ilGrec0
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

a beautiful church, but is in need of some renovation. Nice frescoes inside, unfortunately no photos NOR videos are allowed. I asked the guard if I am allowed to take pictures with no flash and he said no. Couldnt figure out why. If you visit...More

Thank Evripidou M
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, is a very old church, belonging now to UNESCO heritage, that if you are nearby Kakopetria should be visited. We went there using a car, so can not actually say, if it is easily approachable on foot. Worth seeing!

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Reviewed 10 November 2012

In the mountains of the Troodos there is one of the most important monument of the history of Byzantine painting which survived over the times. That is the Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church situated in the upper Solea valley. Inside the Church you can see...More

2  Thank SafirAlbastru
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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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Response from Cecilia T | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember it being Monday, do visit, it is amazing
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