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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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Beautifully preserved, historic church

This is a beautiful little church, on the UNESCO World Heritage list. It is in an isolated position... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Paphos, Cyprus
World Heritage site

Small but interesting church. Picture of Virgin Mary part covered in plastic to receive kisses of... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
john m
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus
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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

Thank Pigman58
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
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

It's a little difficult to find the route of it, because from the outside we see only soccer field and sport facilities. Also there is only us there. 30 minute is enough for photographing if you want to have a peep, I would say that...More

Thank chihungl2017
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting if you have a car and are in Kakopretria. Lovely frescos inside, bright colours. 15th century 'extra' roof is quite unusual.

Thank Dom682014
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very nice church. History was interesting. Our guide gave us information about the beautiful paintings. The entrance was free.

Thank Megha B
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We got there just before it closed, and the woman was nice and stayed for a few more minutes as we looked around. Beautiful paintings inside. Recommend.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Unbelievable in a way this is actually a church, but that's the beauty of several of these churches under a UNESCO inscription. It's this that got us to visit and I'm very glad we did. The architecture itself is interesting and unusual and the frescoes...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 5 February 2017

It is one of the Byzantine treasures that is preserved in very food condition! The colors are beautiful and the history very interesting!

1  Thank 310-Sunray
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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