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Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church

Pafias Aphroditis, Paphos, Cyprus
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Ranked #9 of 47 Attractions in Paphos
Type: Religious Sites
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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Amazing way to get in touch with your own spirituality.. Loved everything about this place - the church, the St. Paul's Pillar, the atmosphere of this place.

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband & I got married here 17 years ago & have just returned with our 2 teenage kids for the first time since our wedding. I love this place, it's so serene & such a beautiful church inside & out, steeped in history. You forget you're in a busy, bustling holiday resort! We had a lovely wander round the... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Every time we try to find a different monastery to visit we end up at this one! Having said that, I don't mind as the byzantine icons and golden altarpiece are joyous to behold.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

With interests in in the early church and the apostles it was amazing to see the detail which still stood, the columns, mosaics and remnants of the early 3rd century church. It was truly a moving experience.

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Bedfordshire, England
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19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I'm lucky enough to remember this site from before they put up the irredeemably ugly concrete and steel walkways. It had a certain peace and was rather beautiful in it's way. Now, as a site it's rather nasty. Apparently all the locals hate what has been done too

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A lovely location with so much to offer the visitor.We are so glad we found thus church. It offer a sense of calm and history.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I happened across this little gem of an archaeological site having left Kato Paphos by the side exit. What an interesting find. Lovely carved pillars and mosaics from circa 4c AD and a pretty little later church - not open at my time of visiting unfortunately. Doesn't take long to wander around, probably 30 minutes at most. I also stopped... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We attendied a wedding here in June, I thought we were going to roast inside but there is a lovely cool feel about. A very small and quanit place next to Paul's Pillar.

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Porto, Portugal
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37 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were expecting a little chrch and some ruins of a big basilica with the only interest of the myth of St Paul's pillar but the area is well arranged, signposted and ith plenty of explanations in a nice archological area. Is free and worthwhile

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Located on the historical sacred site where St. Paul's pillar is found ( see reviews for that ) this is a peaceful, cool, and tranquil place to visit. There is a basket of 'clothing' near the door for you to cover yourself to remain respectful if you have bare shoulders or knees ( I was fortunately wearing a long dress... More

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