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Ayios Neophytos Monastery

6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
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Ranked #4 of 47 Attractions in Paphos
Type: Religious Sites
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whitley bay
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This beautiful monastery is up in the hills, about 8 miles from Paphos. It’s a 20 minute ride on the 604 bus from Karavella station. It’s a very calm and tranquil place. The grounds and buildings are spotlessly clean and well-maintained, and the views are amazing. The highlight is the cave where St Neophytus dug a tiny chapel and a... More

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Medway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely peaceful place, not a huge site but worth a visit. Free parking (as usual which I love in Cyprus), so peaceful with lovely views. Easy to find from Paphos town (B7 then signposted left) - not far at all. a few euros to enter little caves and church and museum there. Sat on bench under olive trees and enjoyed... More

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Beautiful paintings and architecture in lovely surroundings. Such a peaceful area with amazing views from the monastery itself, definitely worth the extremely bumpy bus ride from Pathos

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Never seen a monastery which looks after cats before. It was amazing to see so many cats, which considering the lack of money, were very well cared for.

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uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I wanted my friends to have the opportunity to see a typical festival at a Monastery or Church for a Saints day. This monastery is a favourite of mine and I knew there would be a good selection of local stalls selling various things on the way up to the Monastery. None of us were disappointed. We were able to... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The Agios Neofytos Monastery stands in gardens with views out over the sea. It must be one of the most tranquil places ever.

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Bordon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A quiet, secluded, shady place to have a late morning coffee or afternoon drink. Light lunches are served. A good place to refresh after visiting monastery.

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had tried to get here before but the roads that go inland can be a bit hilly and one of our group does not like drops. We found a route that by-passed the awkward parts and will go again. Don't miss the cat rescue place just before the monastery.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The monastery is in a lovely tranquil setting with a very interesting collection of murals in a hermits cave. It is never busy but can be accessed by bus from the centre of Paphos. There is an excellent cafe on site and a few tourist shops.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Beautiful, peaceful and full of history. The whole place is enchanting and the story of the Hermit's cave is truly fascinating

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