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Ayia Napa Monastery

Address: Ayia Napa, Cyprus
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Ranked #11 of 87 things to do in Ayia Napa
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A monastery that started as a cave church and was expanded through the centuries. Well worth a visit.

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Orebro, Sweden
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207 attraction reviews
229 helpful votes 229 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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44 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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