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Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Calendar 27 Jun 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The church of Panagia Phorviotissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou is a small church dedicated to the Virgin of Phorbia. It contains some of the finest Byzantine wall paintings on the island, dating from the 12th to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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The Ancient city of Palaipafos

The Ancient city of Palaipafos

Calendar 04 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The archaeological site of Palaipafos or 'Old Pafos' reveals many historical facts about legendary Goddess of Love - Aphrodite and the life in ancient times in the village of Kouklia.
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Stavrovouni Monastery

Stavrovouni Monastery

Calendar 19 Mar 2018
Editor By Jane van Bussel
Cyprus Cyprus
The historic Holy Monastery of Stavrovouni, also known as the Monastery of the Precious and Life-giving Cross was established during the fourth century. It is situated on the beautiful peak of Mount Stavrovouni in the district of Larnaca and is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries on the globe. It is most certainly the oldest in Cyprus.
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Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Calendar 26 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
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.
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Church of Panagia Tou Araka

Church of Panagia Tou Araka

Calendar 21 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
In the village of Lagoudera, at the foothills of the Troodos Mountain, you can visit the Church of Panagia Tou Araka. It is one of ten churches in Cyprus that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The interior of the church is covered in paintings of extraordinary quality, the most complete series of frescoes of the Middle Byzantine period here.
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Church of Agia Paraskevi

Church of Agia Paraskevi

Calendar 21 Apr 2015
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
The church of Agia Paraskevi is located in the village of Geroskipou, 3,5 kilometres east of Pafos. It is considered to be an extremely significant example of Byzantine architecture dated to the 9th century. It has not yet been established whether the church stands on the ruins of an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite.
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Ayios Lazaros Church

Ayios Lazaros Church

Calendar 06 Apr 2015
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
One of the most beautiful and one of the oldest churches in Cyprus, dating back to the 9th century. It was built in honour of St. Lazaros, also known as 'The Friend of Christ'.
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Ayioi Anargyroi Chapel

Ayioi Anargyroi Chapel

Calendar 03 Nov 2017
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
A picturesque white-washes Chapel in Cape Greco National Park
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