The Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis stands in the Village of Kiti, in the Larnaca province of Cyprus. It was built in the 11th century over the ruins of a 5th century early Christian basilica. The interior of the church is covered in paintings rapidly done in watercolour on wet plaster.
Fort Apollonia was built by the British between 1765 and 1771, to ward off Dutch colonial ambitions. The abolition of the slave trade in the Gold Coast diminished the importance of the fort, as a result it became too expensive, so the British abandoned it in 1819 after which, the Dutch took ownership over the fort in 1868.
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The monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats is located south of the largest lake in Cyprus: Limassol's Salt Lake. It's one of the oldest monasteries in Cyprus and according to legend, it was created by Saint Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great in the 4th century.
If you want to get a grip on the beliefs and rites of the Ghanaians, Banda Nkwanta Mosque is then a most visit. Located in the small town of Banda Nkwanta, in the heart of Ghana, the mosque was built in the 18th century by Muslims migrating south from Sudan.
Easter is a beautiful time to be in Cyprus! It is not just a celebration - it is a combination of tradition, family time, faith, welcoming spring and fun! Probably that is a reason why everyone enjoys this time so much!
If you visit Petrópolis, it’s impossible not to visit the Catedral de São Pedro (St. Peter’s Cathedral). It is not only one of the major attractions in the area, but also a place with a tumultuous history.