Visited this monastery during a coach trip with SA Coaches. Excellent. Fabulous views. Great day out.
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Relatively small monastery with limited parking on the side of the road. Church was typical of Greek Orthodox buildings with many icons but no photography allowed in the church. Fantastic views over the adjacent valley and nice architecture. Well worth a visit.
What can I tell you? Didn't see any monks sadly, long windy drive up through the mountains from Paphos. More interesting if you a of a religious bent!
It is recommended to get to this monastery even though the road here is not easy and winding in the mountains. The special frescoes and beautiful structure make the difference from a regular place
did the Troodos mountain trip, including this beautiful Monastry. Inside was absolutely stunning. A. beautiful place to visit
Although pictures were not allowed to be taken inside the Church,it is a must to be seen by people as it is one of the most beautiful Churches l have ever seen, you are able to take pictures of parts outside of the Church, the...More
The monastery is not as big as some of the others, but on entry its surroundings are full of beauty, from the many rose bushes to the wall of tall pines that seems to fortify the place, from the back the landscape in the country...More
From lasa it was an easy trip into the hills where we discovered the Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery. There was a Christening going on when we visited, which was interesting to see and when it finished the Monastery was beautifuly quiet and relaxing to stroll around.
We had a visit to the nearby Kolios winery as we fancied a trip out in the car and called in by going back to Emba a different route. The Monastery is in a beautiful location with amazing views. We didn't visit the room with...More