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Monument to The First President of Cyprus Archbishop Makarios III

Old City, Archbishop Palace, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Good likeness

The huge bronze statue is very like thArchbishop if you remember him, take the path to the left and... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
garp_kaz
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well worth the visit .incredible views. a must do day out if travelling to Cyprus. Marvellous... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The huge bronze statue is very like thArchbishop if you remember him, take the path to the left and you will come to the entrance to a church. Keep going another few metres and you will find his tomb guarded by 2 soldiers,not for security...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

well worth the visit .incredible views. a must do day out if travelling to Cyprus. Marvellous architecture and the statue is stunning

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

The monument was move from it's original place to Archbishop Makarios III resting place up in the Troodos mountain near Kykkos Monastery, about 80 kilometers from Nicosia. Nice day trip to spent your day, with great view from the mountains and also the monastery it...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Many better things to see... this is not worth it. Trust me, I am from Cyprus and has nothing to do with any political views, simply, plan it well... and for a reason.

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We came here as part of a tour. Fine if you are Cypriot or a serious Makarios fan, but it is a bit over the top for a church man. Interesting modern mosaics, a huge statue of the man himself, but the church itself is...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Not sure about being in the correct place. But this bronze statue of Mgr Makarios is impressive. It is near the Mgr tomb.

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Reviewed March 29, 2017

The statue is nice, but the whole thing, statue and environment is better at the place where Makarios was burried, the "Throni of Panayia"=The throne of Virgin Mary near Kykko Monastery, on Troodos Mountain

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Reviewed December 3, 2016

The monument is very important for tje local Cypriots. For foreign tourists it means not so much. After all it is a nice statue

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Just the journey up through the Troodos mountains is worth the time it takes. Reaching the summit, the Throne--resting place of the late Archbishop Makarios, you instantly feel the peace surrounding the area. Makarios chose this site as he said " I shall be able...More

Thank AE42
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

The monument to the first President of Cyprus was originally in Nicosia byt the Archbishopric, but was moved to Vouni which is near to Kykko Monastery in the Troodos mountains and where the Archbishop is buried. The monument was cleaned and looks fantastic and the...More

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tishwallinger
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Response from Blackgate1 | Reviewed this property |
If I recall, yes. (it was a while ago since I went :P ) It's 30 meters high and quite imposing.
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