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St John's Cathedral

Plateia Achiepiskopou Kyprianou, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Plateia Achiepiskopou Kyprianou, Nicosia, Cyprus
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"archbishop's palace"
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"walls and ceiling"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"nice church"
in 2 reviews
"old town"
in 3 reviews
"paintings"
in 7 reviews
"interior"
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"century"
in 4 reviews
"iconography"
in 2 reviews
"churches"
in 4 reviews
"importance"
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"byzantine"
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"treasure"
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"yard"
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"cyprus"
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"gates"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A true example of how the outside deceives the eye. The inside of this church is MAGNIFICENT! Icons, gold leaf everywhere, statues. It is truly breath taking. Go see it & its free. No photos of the inside allowed.

Thank Ryan C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old historic church inside the archbishopric's yard. Altough a small church, it is full of treasures and history. The area is nice, you can visit the museum next door too.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is sort of the cathedral, really rather small. Like many Greek churches it is heavily decorated with wall paintings. The altar area has the usual screen and icons. Pictures are not allowed and tour groups can provide irritating distraction due to modest space. What...More

Thank tak309
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This cathedral is set in some very nice grounds and lovely photos can be taken within or from across the street. It is next door to the palace and consists of the usual sandstone style brickwork and large bell tower. Check times of opening as...More

Thank jordanellie41
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

It gets crowded and it is small for a cathedral but it's still worth a visit. It would be hard to avoid on a tour of Nicosia.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This Cathedral is located within the Historical district. walking distance from the Byzantine Museum, Folks Art Museum and The Archbishop's Palace

Thank kiltmaker2
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

very nice old church next to the head office of Archbishop in the old town of Nicosia. Especially nice during Easter

Thank Paparisvas
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Entering the small gate, you walk into a complex of several buildings, St. John's cathedral being to the left. Straight on, there is a sort of exhibition centre, which at the time had a school exhibition on in the basement about Cyprus. The cathedral, to...More

Thank LucyKotsiopoulou
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very small but nice from the outside. Unfortunately we could not get in, as it wasn't open at 16.30 on a weekday. Conserning size, it is very noteworthy that the archbishop's palace is at least 10 times as big as the house of God... There...More

Thank Bela M
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Somehow you expect this to be magnificent - a holy place with recent history; a centre for people to come together, but it is very underwhelming. Inside it is naturally full of icons and images. It has all the trappings but is so small. The...More

Thank fedupphil
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