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The walk up to the tomb was quite long with some very imposing images of saints on the way. The... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
peter b
Area best known as "Throni of Panayia"

The "Throni of Panayia"=The throne of Virgin Mary is actually the place Makarios himself asked to... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit if you’re in the Troodos mountains! The tomb and surrounding area feels very tranquil with stunning 360 degree views and the sun really makes the mosaics shine. It’s a fair 15 minute uphill walk, wheelchair accessible, and once past the statue of...More

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

If your visiting kykkos monastery then it's a must. Easy parking. It's a bit of a walk up to the tomb but we'll worth it. Lined with pictures of saints until you reach the top. The Tomb is guarded by 2 soldiers who are friendly...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The walk up to the tomb was quite long with some very imposing images of saints on the way. The tomb itself is guarded by 2 soldiers who are both conscipts and it reminded me of the guards outside Buckingham Palace The way the one...More

Thank peter b
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The "Throni of Panayia"=The throne of Virgin Mary is actually the place Makarios himself asked to be buried.

Thank vPetrosHv
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Archbishop Makarios III was the first President of the Republic of Cyprus and his tomb in the Troodos Mountains above Kykko Monastery is a lovely place to visit.

Thank Achilleas G
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A must for every tourist. Just to see the Tomb and its surrounding mountainous area is so dramatic. The walk up to it is rather steep but well worth it. So peaceful and quiet a real place of reflection.

Thank AE42
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Not much I can say about the Tomb as I didn't make it up to see it....... We went on an excursion To Troodos and this was part of the trip. We got there around 1200 and were told to be back at the bus...More

1  Thank Trev O
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

An imposing place with a gigantic statue of Makarios! I would have liked a bit of information near this great statue or even at his tomb, giving biographical detail about this obviously revered figure in Cypriot history

Thank Luleelee
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Situated 2 km after the Kykko Monastery, concentrate a lot of visitors all year round (not advisable to visit when snowing). An attraction with Byzantine aroma in nature, high up in the middle of the Cyprus pine forests. Makarios name is strongly linked with Cyprus...More

Reviewed 11 December 2015

While visiting the Troodos mountains area, Archbishop Makarios' Tomb is definitely a must!! We drove up from the Kikkos Monastery on a cool crisp November day. The drive up is short, with great views. The first thing you encounter is a HUGE bronze statue of...More

Thank Shaked007
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