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Ayia Napa Monastery

Ayia Napa, Cyprus
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Ranked #8 of 36 Attractions in Ayia Napa
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural

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Orebro, Sweden
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225 reviews 225 reviews
181 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Monastery lies on the hill right in the center of Ayia Napa town. It was built in 1400 AD as a fortified castle and is encsircled by high walls. Name Napa means woody valley, and name of monastery and a village coming from the "Icon of Virgin Mary of Napes", which means "the Saint of the woods". There were a... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Nice old buildings and a little chapel. A five to ten minute visit. Nice to see if you are already there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

ayia nappa monastry is a holly place.Ayia nappa is not just a place for fun also we can pray so that the holly MARY and GOD be with us in our trip.

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Hawkhurst, England, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Can be found in the centre of Ayia napa . Beautiful surrounding gardens , many bride and grooms have had their photos taken here. Close to restaurants ,bars and shops.

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woore cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The monastery is set in its own grounds and seems so out of character with its surroundings. Its a beautiful building with the alter set below ground level and tenderly maintained. Its also free to enter (donations accepted) and well worth a visit if in the area.

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Darmstadt, Germany
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

incredible...a place of peace and silence in the middle of pulsing nightlife and funparks...we loved the most the cave-like church andd the fountain in the front of it. also the tree in front of the main entrance is impressive.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A lovely little piece of history and tranquility. Very central but so peaceful. Nice arched cloisters and pretty garden to step back in time in. Really picturesque so good for photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I like to light a candle for my mum and dad when I get chance and the monestry seemed the perfect place very special

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Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was lovely to look round and there were some priests singing whilst we were there which was rather nice. Beautifully kept and no litter

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Very quite and peaceful place to visit, just behind the Ayia Napa Square bus stop. Old structures and walls shows it age. The beautiful Church of the Holy Virgin mother of God is just adjacent to it.

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