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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The church is one of the oldest in Cyprus with amazing wallcoverings inside...Visit it and after take a tour to Kakopetria village nearby

Thank MariaPaphiti
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing place it's a dreamy destination!Cyprus has so beautiful cozy gems that you have to discover for sure!

Thank vassos p
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The church of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis located in the Solea Valley (5km from Kakopetria village) and is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. The domed cross-in-square church once belonged to a monastery complex and derives its name from its pitched timber roof that was...More

Thank cotsios79
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Along the road from Kakopetria to Pedoulas 2 km from Kakopetria lies this small beautifully painted old church. Signs everywhere showing that taking pictures of the paintings inside the church is not allowed.

Thank abdelrahman m
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Located near Kakopetia , this rather smallish 12th cent. Unesco's listed church , has beautiful frescoes . With its 17th cent. added roof , it reminded us of another Unesco listed church , near Lagoudera : Church Panayya Tu Araka (see separate review) . If...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The church is a must-see if you’re in the area. Beautiful frescoes all over the walls and ceiling. Note that as of March 2018, there are some renovations being done, so the access is a bit limited - but it’s still worth the visit.

Thank Michal D
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a beautiful little church, on the UNESCO World Heritage list. It is in an isolated position and visitors must contact the priest to obtain access, via the local coffee shop; do buy a drink there, from the very friendly and helpful owner. The...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Small but interesting church. Picture of Virgin Mary part covered in plastic to receive kisses of faithful visitors. Intersting tree hung bell.

Thank john m
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is one of the best churches I've even been in Cyprus. It's history goes back to the 11st Century. It's a real blessing place where you should visit and pray at. I really enjoyed my stay at this church , went there many times...More

1  Thank Michel C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A tiny little church with such an unusual history with a double roof structure, it pays to read up a little on the history of the building as there is minimal information at the site. A shame you aren't allowed to take pictures inside, but...More

Thank Nigel P
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16 September 2015|
Response from rexie | Reviewed this property |
The "visitcyprus" website, which we found pretty accurate, gives the hours as: Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00 - 16:00, Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00 Monday: closed When we visited, the church was open on our arrival so there was no... More
16 September 2015|
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Response from Cecilia T | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember it being Monday, do visit, it is amazing