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Good view

The way is amazing and full of beautiful veiw sights. Free entry for men. For young children may be... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Eduard L
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Wasted time as no women allowed , so disrespectful

What a wast of time ! Not women allowed , maybe it's time they realised this sort if discrimination... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Mfsf2006
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Stavrovouni Mountain, Cyprus
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The way is amazing and full of beautiful veiw sights. Free entry for men. For young children may be boring.

Thank Eduard L
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

What a wast of time ! Not women allowed , maybe it's time they realised this sort if discrimination is not ok . Disgusted

1  Thank Mfsf2006
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

What a waste of time!!! We drove for more than an hour to reach this monastery and find out that they don't allow women inside! In addition they close from 12 to 3 pm!

1  Thank Imad S
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The scenery is amazing , the monastery is fine , with nice frescos on church , but no guidence/info , also note that the access is only to men

Thank Nadav G
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

The drive up to the monastery has beautiful views and there are pull off points to stop. Unfortunately, women are not allowed inside the monastery so I cannot comment on that. The view from outside the monastery is nice but can also be viewed from...More

2  Thank remrem0511
Reviewed March 14, 2017

The monastery is located on the top of a mountain 750 m above sea level. The monastery was founded by Helena, the mother of emperor Constantine I. The story says that during a pilgrimage to the holly land she found the original crosses of Jesus...More

1  Thank Liory1
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Walking trail from Anglisides is available. While I certainly acknowledge that it's difficult to find, standing in Anglisides, looking up the steep mountain, I'd like to point out, that you can make your way with the help of a mobile navi or an oldfashioned map....More

1  Thank GeraldFritz
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

If you want to see a piece of genuine Cypriot artwork this is a must must see, unfortunately only men are allowed into the still working Monastery. As a small but very interesting and impressive consultation the Church of All Saints of Cyprus is across...More

Thank iceman_icestreet
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Combine this with a trip to Lefkara. Very interesting windy road up to the top with breathtaking scenery. The monastery itself is for smartly dressed men only and is a very tranquil and unique experience. The small traditional Orthodox Church and the scenery make for...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Me and my friend were desperate to find a walking trail from Anglisides abattoir. Ipossible to rich without car. We took bus from Larnaka and did more than 5 km in direction to the monastery. Finally, riched the main road and hitchhiking to the top.Despite...More

Thank Katarína R
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marleineelkhoury
January 30, 2017|
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Response from christine b | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You won't be able to go into the monastery itself, but it's worth going up just for the views from the top! Hope this helps, Christine
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