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Church of Panagia Podithou

Galata Village, Galata 2080, Cyprus
+357 22 923548
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A small and beautiful church

I was very glad to visit this small and beautiful church in the village of Galata very close to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
abdelrahman m
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Cairo, Egypt
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Not that impressive

We actually came twice because we didn't realize it was closed on Mondays. Yet when we returned... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Nicole B
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 weeks ago
“A small and beautiful church”
25 Mar 2017
“Not that impressive”
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Galata Village, Galata 2080, Cyprus
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+357 22 923548
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very glad to visit this small and beautiful church in the village of Galata very close to Kakopetria in Trodos area.

Thank abdelrahman m
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We actually came twice because we didn't realize it was closed on Mondays. Yet when we returned, it was also closed. However, after a few minutes someone with keys arrived with some other tourists. There is a number on a paper note on the front,...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Another of the painted churches. This one was closed, unfortunately, but there was a small paper on the door with a contact number and information on hours available to visit. Give a call to that number and someone will come and open the church for...More

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

The church of Panagia Podithou is located very near the village of Galata on your way to Kakopetria and Troodos. It was built as the main Church of the Monastery in the early 16th Century. In 1985 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage...More

Thank Issa N
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

One of the less painted churches of UNESCO painted churches it's just off the main road and worth a short visit. The small church is actually encased inside another building. The frescoes are just on the apse of the church so it doesn't have the...More

Thank Over60Countries
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of the 10 UNESCO-listed painted churches in the Troodos mountains. Just outside Galata village - well signposted from the main road. The first time we went, it was open due to a visit from a group of French tourists, who had telephoned ahead. However,...More

Thank Graham R
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Very fine frescoes here showing some western influence. The building itself is relatively plain. To gain access you will need to contact the charming unusually young custodian who speaks excellent English. At busy times of the year he may be at the church. Otherwise he...More

Thank rexie
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

The frescoes that decorate the walls in the sanctuary of the church especially the one that represents the offering of the Holy communion by Jesus to the Apostles(Last Supper)

Thank Rosmie
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

Beautiful church set within one of the most beautiful villages in Cyprus. Filled with culture and history and real must!

Thank Alexpcyp
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

The Church of Panagia Podithou is located in Galata village in Nicosia District and it can be reached by car or by foot thru a nice walking trail along .a small river and a traditional water mill that starts in the center of Galata. There...More

Thank menq
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