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Address: Nikitari village, Nicosia 2778, Cyprus
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One of the oldest church in Cyprous

Under UNESKO protection. Very famous for theByzantin wall paintings of the 12 century. Mast visit. No fees.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
Lefteris K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Under UNESKO protection. Very famous for theByzantin wall paintings of the 12 century. Mast visit. No fees.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Asinou church is located 50Km from Cyprus capital Nicosia and is around 55 minutes drive en route to Troodos mountain. Driving to this area u will experience scenic views with pine trees. The Asinou church is home to more than 100 brilliant frescoes most of them dating from 12th-14th century. Must visit especially if you are visiting the Troodos mountain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The frescoes inside are restored to their full colourful glory so it's a great pleasure to see them. The location is a bit off Nikitari itself and the best way to reach it would be with a car. The church itself was open around noon on Saturday, a lovely old gentleman guarding it and able to sell you souvenirs and/or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old church. Most meaningful to read up on the church history and the importance of Panayia Asiniu icons before visiting.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The food was good with an average service. I went with a group so may be this is the reason of the average.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This church is filled with wonderful Byzantine paintings, which for the most part, are in good condition. The person overseeing the church the day we were there was knowledgable about the paintings. I was especially interested in the representations of women saints and empresses in this church, which are more than in most of the World Heritage Churches in Cyprus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I visited 5 painted churches and this was one of the most beautifully painted. The church is small but the interior is covered by frescoes. I had a good map and the church was well marked, it was a nice drive, and easy to find (it's close to the main road).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

One of the 10 UNESCO-listed painted churches in the Troodos mountains. Visited on a Monday morning - the church was open with a gentleman present. Well signposted - lovely location - beautiful paintings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

A small particularly picturesque chapel between nature . Builded with stone resembles fairy . Inside frescoes depict saints . A beautiful and peaceful part

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Apart from the paintings inside it's fairly unique with one flying buttress wall normally you have a fair number to support the wall. There will be a story there. The church is at an end / start of a forest walk so you can tie that one in with a hike, it's in the Rother walking guide. Not too sure... More 

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