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Ioannis Lampadistis (John Lampadistis Monastery)

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Address: Valley of Marathasa, Kalopanagiotis 2862, Cyprus
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+357 99 218298

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Best locations to visit in the mountains of Cyprus. Interesting museum of icons, old churches, river and venetian bridge. Old meet modern with glass elevator on the mountain and... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best locations to visit in the mountains of Cyprus. Interesting museum of icons, old churches, river and venetian bridge. Old meet modern with glass elevator on the mountain and other facilities

Thank thkiana
Limassol, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nicely preserved monastery which contains three ancient churches within the same enclosure giving you the impression from the outside as being only one church.

Thank steven-ay
Limassol, Cyprus
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This monastery is one of the Unesco listed monuments of Cyprus. It is 3 different chapels/monasteries conjoined into one as the 2 were simply added on the side of the first one over time. First one was build in the 11th Century. Make sure you ask to be told the history behind it if you visit. This is a very... More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Beautifully decorated church with frescos from 11th to 15th century. A short stop on a snowy day out with Eco Tour

Thank Phil W
Limassol District, Cyprus
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This monastery definitely worths a visit.Its scenic and situated in a beautiful village. Learn the history of the 3 churches from the most kind and gentle priest we have ever met.

Thank polikits
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

This UNESCO-listed site is a complex of three churches in one, dating from the 11th century and built over 400 years. The original Orthodox Church has a double nave, to which a narthex and a Latin chapel were later added. Now under one huge pitched wooden roof, they represent one of the most wonderfully preserved churches in the region. The... More 

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Paralimni, Cyprus
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

A holy place that worth to visit and learn the story of the monastery. Very old church that feel different when your there.pay a visit and you will not regret.

Thank Michalis T
Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying in village so couldn't leave without visiting this place, UNESCO listed monastery. Setting is gorgeous & place is very beautiful. Was quite busy the day we visited but still maintained real sense of calm. Worth seeing the frescos and the museum close by is worth a look too, children found it interesting.

Thank Laneymcd
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

With a fascinating history, this monastery is must see for those looking at visiting the painted churches of Cyprus - it knocks all others into a cocked hat. Set on the outskirts of this developing spa-town, the ancient buildings of the monastery are sadly no longer inhabited by monks, but the architecture and artwork remains and services are still regularly... More 

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Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful monastery with old frescoes and paintings. There is a little museum with icons. We got a private tour because there were not other visitors when we were there. The guide was very knowledgeable. We liked the small monastery and recommend a visit for people that are interested in churches/monasteries/religion/culture.

Thank Elke H

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