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“nice architecture” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ayia Napa Monastery

Ranked #9 of 80 things to do in Ayia Napa
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Limassol, Cyprus
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“nice architecture”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

Nice medieval architecture. Most rooms were closed, the ones that were open didn't have anything inside. Good for a walk through. No entrance fee

Visited July 2013
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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“Quiet retreat in the party capital of Cyprus”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

In the heart of Ayia Napa is this 14th century monastery, its chapel partly under a rock (above which the bars start). It also has an unusual (for Cyprus) freestanding bell tower. It's hard to think that, less than 40 years ago, the only reason most people visited Ayia Napa was to see the monastery.

Visited June 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Quiet”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

A beautiul place however there were no other tourists there when we went, implying it is not very popular in Ayia Napa, very small and it takes 30 seconds to walk through and take a look. Very close the clubs etc so music can be heard very loudly, which takes away from the ambience you would expect of a monastery.

Visited June 2013
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Middlesbrough
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“Monastery Qualities”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013

Nice to sit and enjoy the feel of the place, lovely to amble through and also reflect on the Fig tree (look for it at the market end). Great for photos and a little work gets you amongst the today side of the town in the club district. Well worth a pass through on an evening if only to see how the other half enjoy the social side.

Visited June 2013
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Basic bit of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

There's not much to see but at least we saw a bit of history during our stay here. Easy to find, well sign posted, not far from the beach

Visited June 2013
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