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There are 10 churches scattered around the Troödos mountain region and we went and visited 4 of... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Austin, Texas

Worth seeing if you’re in Cyprus. Such beautiful churches. It may be a bit out of the way if you’re... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

There are 10 churches scattered around the Troödos mountain region and we went and visited 4 of them with a guide who is an expert on Byzantine religious art. Pictures you may see online are nothing compared to standing in the church and looking at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Worth seeing if you’re in Cyprus. Such beautiful churches. It may be a bit out of the way if you’re on the coast. But go anyway it’s worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CGin23
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Cyprus seems to be a country where allot of it is shut!! This also applies to these incredible painted churches. The churches themselves score a 5/5, but it is all let down by the promise of being open but isn't. Hence the 4/5 rating. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

The Troodos region of Cyprus is famed for many things including its incredibly beautiful collection of 'painted churches' which we strongly recommend anyone to visit who is interested in ecclesiastical history and ecclesiastical art. In all there are 10 monuments which are included on the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank profjoypc
Reviewed April 10, 2017

For anyone who loves history and art, this is the tour for you. Rent a car and drive to see these hidden gems. It will be something you remember forever!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ShannieKay
Reviewed February 6, 2017

If it wasn't for the UNESCO World Heritage list inscription, we probably wouldn't have gone and it would be a pity. These churches are a hidden marvel of the Troodos Region. There's exactly ten od them, if you write the same name as this attraction...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Tina Q
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The original painted churches are quite unique in Cyprus. The smaller and the more unassuming they are in the Troodos, the more charming is their simplicity. They are a treasure for the Orthodox Church but also cherished as culture and shared heritage. The Byzantine symbolism...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ray V
Reviewed July 24, 2016

I don't normally use this words, but these churches are beyond my wildest expectations. If you like and are interested is unique paintings from the Byzantine Empire, this is the unique place to visit. All of the churches close at 16:00 except for St. John...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank annonymus800
Reviewed July 2, 2016

One of the 10 UNESCO-listed painted churches in the Troodos region. Situated in the south of Pelendri village, the directions are well signposted from the main road. The key-holder magically appeared when we arrived and showed us around the church. Signed the visitors book which...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Graham R
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Visited several churches in the Troodos region including Panayia tou Araka and Agios Nicholas, and Panagia odigitria both in Galata. All the churches in the area are beautiful with Fresco's and Icons. A lot of them were locked but by using the Berlitz guide we...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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October 10, 2017|
Response from ShannieKay | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car and drove to each via our lonely planet guide of Cyprus but am sure there are people who will take you from one of the hotels