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Plateia Achiepiskopou Kyprianou, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Small seventeenth century cathedral built of yellow stone with a barrel vaulted roof.Features some superb paintings of biblical scenes including a dramatic depiction of the last judgement.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The opening time is from 9 to 3. We arrived at 3:30 and missed. The info on TripAdvisor and visitcypus website is wrong

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Orthodox in Cyprus are very familiar with this church as it have been televised so many times, so many years. Small but interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Originally the church of a monastery, now a (small) cathedral. Very beautiful 18th century wall-paintings in vivid colors. Church of the archbishop and luxuary places for the ambassador to Greece, the president and his wife. Very nice golden isonostasos. Always many groups to visit this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This Orthodox church is in Greek part of Cyprus, looking at the sexiest, very beautiful architecture. What's worse, it's hard to catch you when you do it, and when you do not visit, you do not ask anything. When we were, the church was closed....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had driven 2 hours to Nicosia and went immediately to the Tourist information, asked about which sites to visit and then left to make our plans over a quick drink. Meandered through the shops up ledra street, had lunch and then headed for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank baggiemick
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The Cathedral is small but beautiful. No photos allowed which is fine we understand this as many churches have the same rules. However in all the churches we have ever been in they allow you to buy candles and light them for loved ones lost....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Very small inside. But outside it looks very unique, beautiful, and historical. Maybe some part was not open to the public.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Yali L
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth a look. Free to enter .great architecture. Very peaceful . Not far from.the other sites on the free map avalible from tourist info

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paulmillie64
Reviewed 6 April 2018

You should see this Orthodox church for praying and meditation. Lovely old paintings and icons. Go early, before it's get crowded. Closed in the evening.

Date of experience: April 2018
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