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Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

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Address: Main Road through village, Paphos, Cyprus

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Lovely day out

A beautiful monastery, a very interesting and worthwhile trip. There was so much history and plenty to see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A beautiful monastery, a very interesting and worthwhile trip. There was so much history and plenty to see.

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Monmouth
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120 reviews 120 reviews
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

T his was one of the monastries I hadn't got to visit on my other trips to the island so we allocated a day to go visit. after a 2 hour drive we eventually reached the monastry but there was not much of a welcome in the hillside. It has a romantic title, Our Lady of the Golden Pomegrante' and... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

As it was with the other Monasteries I saw on my holiday, this was a beautiful place with so much interesting and historic things to see. We had a tour guide to take us through and I learned so much. Absolutely worth it.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Only thing missing was information. A tour guide of 15 or 20 minutes would be perfect. Beautiful but small

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slough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

need a car about 2 hrs drive but worth it great drive up the mountains , make sure you take something to cover up your body with if you are wearing a low top. the place is beautiful and peaceful, worth the trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just a beautiful, peaceful place. It was a miserable wet day when we called by and they were not expecting anyone. No fuss, just a stunning church.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

OK to see if you are in the area, but a little off the beaten track. nice scenery and good views. Care where you take photos.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We visited late December, when very few people were about and the cafe and shop were closed. Nonetheless, the decoration and iconography in the church are fascinating, as was the stroll round the small courtyard.

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Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This now unused monastery has one of the most beautiful churches with masses of history. It used to be a centre of wine making and icon painting. The sole remaining abbot will share information and experiences with any visitor. There is a lovely cafeteria which provides simple but delicious meals. The views are stunning.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Takes an hour bus ride form Paphos, the view on the way up is beautiful. Dress appropriately, it's an active monastery. It's a moderate sized church, with grounds to walk around (about a 30 min stay in total), again, the views are great - they overlook the valley. They have a shop inside too, which sells books, Orthodox religious icons... More 

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