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Monastery Stavrovouni

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Address: Larnaka City, Cyprus
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very scenic

nice quiet place and a great view of larnaca. make sure to tak ethe dirt road up towards the mountain its much more fun and great views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

nice quiet place and a great view of larnaca. make sure to tak ethe dirt road up towards the mountain its much more fun and great views . . .

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Even if you are not religious, this is worth visiting, for the view alone. When the day is clear, you can see for miles

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The view is really nice but that's about it. Careful it is closed between 12am and 3pm, furthermore WOMEN ARE NOT ALLOWED, furthermore men need to wear long trousers/shirts (kind of normal though in a monastery). If you are female don't bother going up there.

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Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is a good place to go and visit - everyone does. It is extremely sumptuous and almost vulgar with all the gold when there is so much poverty in the word. However, it is part of the history and culture of the island and therefore deserves a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Nothing special with this place. The view is nice but not the best one. "No girls allowed" policy is major turn off. I know it's their place and their custom but it's just not for me.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This place is full of history, legend and symbols. First of all, the view from the monastery is simply amazing. You can see the full south east area of Cyprus (Larnaca bay and so on) from way up. Next, the monastery is cool (if you can visit, being a man and also knowing the visiting hours). The road up goes... More 

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Okay, so you want to visit a great and hugely historic monastery - don't bother if you're female. This monastery was established by St Helena (Constantine's mother) and i would love to see inside it but I need a sex change first!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice serpentine mountains. Very good road. Intresting place. Monastery can see only man because woman not aloud.

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It is very Beautiful Monastery. Must visit. It is very quite and piece place. Day I went, someone`s Name Day was celebrated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The word ‘stavrovouni’ in Greek means mountain of the Cross. On 14th September an impressive ceremony takes place out here the day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The Monastery of Stavrovouni is perched on a rocky peak and is located in the outskirts of Larnaca. It was found the 4th century by the mother of Constantine the Great... More 

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Address: Address: Larnaka City, Cyprus
Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Larnaka District  >  Larnaka City

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