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6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
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All reviews peaceful place small museum tala village rock face main church wall paintings well worth a visit gift shop cat sanctuary lovely place to visit paphos town wander around interesting place entrance fee couple of hours cave frescoes
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Reviewed today via mobile

Worth a short drive up the mountain to see the monastery and walk around the buildings and well kept grounds. Quiet and peaceful. No signs explaining what you're looking at.

Date of experience: February 2019
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There are 3 caves allegedly dug by a hermit after his life was saved when he went to the mountain. No photography allowed inside the small but ornate caves with paintings of religious nature. Greek Orthodox style . The grounds have we facility and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anon187062
Reviewed 5 days ago

The cave church that is part of this monastery is of course very small but is quite breath-taking as you get a real sense of isolation and devotion - plus a little claustrophobia. It is not the easiest to get in/out of if you are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pd7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having failed to find this monastery the day before we again set out in a hired car. It took a while to find but once there it was well worth the effort. Plenty of historical information available both in the museum and other areas on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank richp1955
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Lovely spot, amazing murals everywhere and only 2 euros entrance fee. The onsite church is also spectacular and there is a museum too. The views from the terraces are gorgeous. Well worth seeing

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank brizy83
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Go on a day weather is fine as during the winter months no coffee shop open. It’s a really calm and interesting place to be

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jules1946
Reviewed January 5, 2019

The monastery is easy to reach with the mini-bus from the central bus station in Paphos (Karavella), 1-way ticket costs 1.5 Euro but you can aslo buy a day ticket for 5 Euro valid for the whole Paphos area. The monastery is not crowded and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Marinella299
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Only €2.50 to visit, so worth the time to drive up there. Museum is fascinating and the building carved into the rock is amazing. A peaceful place, and some lovely shops to.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank shonas804
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Ancient cave church. Now a large monastery with beautiful church. Steep steps to cave but easy entrance to church.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank sueandbobKent
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very closed to Paphow but it seems like you are far away. Lovely, peaceful and the smell of the forest was amazing. Very good to see a working monastery.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sofia664
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October 21, 2018|
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Response from Charalambos K | Reviewed this property |
I believe so since the monastery is now virtually in the outskirts of Paphos town.
Tereza S
February 13, 2018|
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Response from G9518ANcraigw | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure that you can . It’s a Greek Orthodox Monastery . Having said that , you can get married in Orthodox churches here . I used to be part of the Anglican Church wedding Ministry here and I did not do a wedding... More
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The road is perfect.