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It is worth just the drive to the top and to wander around the square. The views from the top are breathtaking in all directions and my hometown –Larnaca and coastline are visible in the distance.
The monks here are known for their iconography skills....More
This place really is on the top of a mountain. The views in all directions are wonderful. In the area anyone can go into, there is a small church that in my view is nicer than the monastery church. Beautiful artwork in a small space...More
Complete waste of time: they are discriminating women (woman are not allowed to enter nothing there as if they would be awfull creatures) and they are closed from 12 to 3 pm. Definately not worth to go there or even donate to this arrogant middle...More
We took the drive from Limassol to the monastery. An amazing mountain road takes you up to this place. Great views of Larnaca await you up there. However, it is closed between midday and 3pm which we didnt know, our bad. Furthermore, women are not...More
Traveling when it was a slightly cloudy day, we decided to go on a pilgrimage and see the various land marks of the area. We came across the most popular church and on the highest mountain
Our journey to this amazing monastery was somewhat a...More
We were quite looking forward to visiting the monastery atop the mountain rumoured to contain a segment of the holy cross, but my interest faded when I learned that no women are allowed beyond the front gate. This is made even more absurd by the...More
This monastery is a must visit. I talked to one of the priest and he said a small piece of the cross where jesus was crucified is hidden in the silver cross. Please note that woman can not enter. The entrance fee is free. The...More