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Address: Archbishop Kyprianou Sq., Nicosia, Cyprus

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One of the oldest churches in Nicosia

Easter is a perfect time to visit this very old churc which is in fact in the Yard of the building of the Archbishopric of Cyprus and next to a number of museums of this area.

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easter is a perfect time to visit this very old churc which is in fact in the Yard of the building of the Archbishopric of Cyprus and next to a number of museums of this area.

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Istanbul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just next to Arcibishop Palace, opposite the well known and historical 1st High School of Nicosia, the Pancyprian Gymnasium, where Makarios himself was a student. Very crowdy at 28th of October and 25th of March celebrations, before the parade.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Maybe the only temple in Nicosia with all its frescos, very small, worth visiting it between your visits into the Folk and Byzantine Museums.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

There are much more impressive churches if you are into religion travelling. Nothing much to see and not much nearby so is a nope....

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Veszprem, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you spent at least 1 day in Nicosia I recommend to visit this St John Cathedral. Small very simple exterior but the interior is really breathtaking. Rich colorful decoration. It's a pity, the photo is prohibited.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The best Greek Orthodox church in Nicosia, where you can enjoy byzantine orthodox service! Excellent performance from all constituents.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

The stone built St John's Cathedral is located at the Archbishop Makarios III Foundation compound; it is small with no dome built in the 17th century on the site of a 14th century Benedictine chapel dedicated to St John the Evangelist. It was turned into an Orthodox Monastery in 1426 and converted in the 18th century into a Cathedral. The... More 

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Nicosia District, Cyprus
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

Beautiful frescoes adorn all the walls and vaulted ceiling. A must visit while on a walk through Old Nicosia.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Located in old town Nicosia, this church is next to the Archbisop's Palace. Beautiful old church with beautiful icons. Recommended visit for tourists.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Avery small cathedral but worth the visit. It sits right beside the Archbishops Palace in old Nicosia

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