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Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

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Address: Main Road through village, Paphos, Cyprus
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This is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. It is surprisingly cool here, even in the August sun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Graham H
Banbury, United Kingdom

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I visited the Monastery on a coach trip. The drive up to the site would have been less laborious in a car and I felt rather underwhelmed for having made the long journey to get there. The chapel is indeed, beautiful, but as was pointed out by another reviewer, photographs are not allowed anywhere inside the site. The views from... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. It is surprisingly cool here, even in the August sun.

Thank Graham H
Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the drive up to the monastery, nice quiet roads and interesting views all round. The monastery is small but very intimate and we enjoyed a quiet 10 minutes of contemplation looking down the valley from the terrace. We bought a bottle of wine and one of cherry liquer, the wine was good, but not yet tried the... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I visited the Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery with 2 friends we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The Monastery is so peaceful and magnificent. The mountains are majestic they are special.

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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

A small perfectly formed Monastery with great views and full of history with loads of Icons to look at and buy copies if you want

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Its a monastery, but not on the scale of others. The church is beautiful - (no photos allowed) and there are cloaks provided if your clothes are not decent. Their wine and liquers are very good value. Just down the road is agia mori - a much older and really more interesting monastery

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taff in staffs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Interesting monastery in a wonderful setting. Small area overlooking the mountains where refreshments can be bought under a canopy that would keep you cool in summer.

Thank StaffordshireTaff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Situated near the village of Pano Pangia, northeast of Paphos, this monastery has spectacular views. It is devoted to Our Lady of the Golden Pomegranate, the symbol of Cyprusand houses many religious icons hoarded here since its foundation in the 12th century. It also boasts a winery.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I loved this place. So quaint and the people were so friendly. Careful when your walking thought as its old cobbles.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We loved this monastery, it was so quiet and peaceful - really nice to look around! Limited parking, there is a café and the monastery has robes/sarongs so that you can cover yourself up.

Thank Tara S

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