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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place quiet yet worthing visiting. Not only the monastery is unique but also the trip to Macheras is very nice!!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KyprosA3
Reviewed August 6, 2019

A beautiful monastery with a rich history, tucked away into the Machairas forest. A must-see for anyone seeking to learn more about the culture and history of Cyprus.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RebGregor
Reviewed August 5, 2019

This peaceful and tranquil monastery offers a nice excursion through the beautiful mountains and though over an hour and a half from Limassol, it really worth the visit. The church and the premises are well maintained and the shop offers a wide variety of fine...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Charalambos K
Reviewed July 6, 2019

one of the most historic Monasteries in Cyprus, the museum is compact but rich with history. be sure to stop by the shop and try the local delicacies especially the almond sweet either a lemonade or a Cyprus coffee with a glass of cold water

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Valentina L
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We visited this Monastery set high in the Troodos Mountains. It's beautiful and so tranquil. The interior of the main church is most impressive but as there was a service on at the time we visited we couldn't wander round. However watching and listening to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Scotslass1948
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Machairas Monastery is one of the most ancient , still inhabited by monks monasteries in Cyprus. It contains religious icons of significant religious and artistic value . The monastery is situated in the Troodos mountains in a beautiful area among pine covered mountains. The road...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pmichaelides2017
Reviewed April 23, 2019

It is worthwhilke to do this nice trip from Nicosia. The interior of the church is gorgeous, but maybe somewhat overcharged with gold. A good example for an orthodox church. If you want to see older paintings : don't miss Asiunou !

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Review314159
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Discover the peaceful atmosphere of this unique monastery. A fresh place in the hot Cyprus summer, well worth the driving.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe P
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Machairas Monastery, not far from Nicosia, makes a lovely short day trip any time of the year. The stone-built monastery, still an active holy place, is peaceful and extremely well kept. The church, open to visitors, is small and as most Cypriot churches full of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MyriaAntCy
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from the mountains , it is so peaceful and calming and so very well presented. There is lots of parking and a well appointed shop. About 30 monks live here, make sure you are appropriately dressed it’s free...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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