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a place to visit for any tourist in the area

This is a little church, into a cave in the Fanos area of Paralimni village. Apart the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Mike L
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Protaras, Cyprus
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We hired a car for a few days which is the only reason we visited, It would be quite a walk on... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Dianne H
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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a little church, into a cave in the Fanos area of Paralimni village. Apart the beautiful natural structure of this monument, from here you can enjoy a stunning view of the whole Protaras tourist area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We hired a car for a few days which is the only reason we visited, It would be quite a walk on foot. We arrived around 10am and the door was shut but there is no lock so can open the door and go in....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Google maps was extremely helpful in finding this cave church. You can see the stone "dome" from about 1 km away, so the last bit of the journey is easy. The 40 stalactites meant to represent the 40 saints in its name (saranta means 40...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A little sort of church in a cave, interesting but it Will knot be the highlight of you re holiday, there is no information about the cave etc, but the surrounding is nice and relaxing

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Surprised we actually found this church, thanks to my friends knowledge of Cyprus. On entering the church it was very emotional did not expect to feel this way. Inside is totally amazing when you think of the work that must have gone into carving this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I found info online and never thought I would see it for real.As I pulled back the heavy bolt on the old wooden door I looked into a cave naturally lit by carved out slits and from the roof where a small tower

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I loved this little hidden church! I haven't ever experienced anything like it. When we visited it was just myself and my family and we felt a real sense of peace and raw beauty. It wasn't that difficult to find and it was well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Roz028
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Well worth the drive to discover this fascinating little church built into the rocks. It's a tiny little church but with amazing views and lovely paths to explore all around it. Suitable for all cars to drive to, and paths are well walked, not great...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Emsyjo
Reviewed 25 September 2017

nice church hidden inside a cave. There is no sign for it in the road but if you know where it is it is easy to find. Dirt road but good for all cars

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Evripidou M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Icons in a cave that you do not know is there when you stand above it. Steps down with railings. Wear your swimming costume underneath, as you will want to jump into the med afterwards.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Shirleyann2014 | Reviewed this property |
Ayia Saranta cave church you follow main road to Ayia Napa Look out for sign to Moonshine ranch and turn right,go past ranch and continue onto dirt track keep on the left at most forks in the road and head towards the hills... More
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