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| Valley of Marathasa, Kalopanagiotis, Cyprus
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Another UNESCO World Heritage listed Troodos church, this unusual monastery complex includes three churches all covered by a single wooden roof - St Irakleidios (the first bishop of Cyprus) from the 11th century, St John of Lampadou from the 12th century and a "Latin" chapel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

A stunning place. So peaceful. Aside from the monastery there is a museum displaying icons and small gift shop. The monastery itself is absolutely beautiful. You are not permitted to take photos inside. Visiting the monastery was a very special experience, and a highlight of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited the monastery and the icon museum. We met the loviest monk who gave us a whistle stop tour of the various icons all for the bargain entry of 1 euro per person. The monastery itself is small but perfectly painted with amazing icons...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

As part of a Troodos Hidden Charms Tour, my wife and myself visited the impressive Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastry this afternoon in the attractive Kalopanagiotis Village. The property is very impressive from the outside but even more so on seeing the 3 different churches under...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful world heritage site that is a must see for anyone visiting Kalopanayiotis. We spoke to a kind priest that works in the book store next to the church and he shared amazing stories of the saints and the miracles they performed in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is an extraordinary monastery in a beautiful setting in a gorgeous village. There are 3 churches in one building with icons up to 900 years old . Visit the icon museum nearby.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Terry L
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Saint Ioannis Lampadistis Monastery,is situated in a central area of the Troodos mountain and it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. It is an amazing byzantine Monastery which provides the peace and tranquility that any visitor will encounter. Located in the Troodos valley of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria G
Reviewed September 8, 2018

An amazing byzantine church. Belongs to UNESCO world heritage .As Father told us there are three churches under one roof , constructed in different times. Ioannis Lambadistis tomb is there on church number 2 on the wall.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank spuki
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Originally a monastery, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a complex of three churches - Ioannis Lampadistis, Agios Irakleidios and a Latin chapel - all under a single, enormous timber roof. Located in the Troodos valley of Marathasa (just off the village of Kalopanagiotis), the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

The old church (or actually three old churches side by side) show some wonderful fresco work - some of the best I have seen. The monastery itself is understated and dignified. The monks were friendly and keen to explain some of the history, The setting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Hi Michael, Here is the information you wanted: Operating Hours: Byzantine Church: September - April, daily: 09:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 - 17:00, May - August, daily: 09:00 - 13:00 / 16:00 - 18:00 Byzantine Museum: October... More
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