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Ayios Neophytos Monastery

6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 652481
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Beautiful, interesting and peaceful

Well worth a visit. Beautiful grounds, lovely little museum area and cave with well preserved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa O
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peaceful and beautiful

been here many times over the year, it is peaceful, charming, plenty to look at wonderful cafe and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“peaceful place” (36 reviews)
“tala village” (15 reviews)
“small museum” (38 reviews)
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6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
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+357 26 652481
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"peaceful place"
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"tala village"
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"small museum"
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"main church"
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"well worth a visit"
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"wall paintings"
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"gift shop"
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"peace and tranquility"
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"cat sanctuary"
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"greek orthodox"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"paphos town"
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"wander around"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Beautiful grounds, lovely little museum area and cave with well preserved mosaics. The church is beautiful and everything is well kept. There is a wonderful feeling of serenity and peace about the place.

Thank Lisa O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

been here many times over the year, it is peaceful, charming, plenty to look at wonderful cafe and facilities

Thank kantilafti
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Neofytos, a monk and one of the major saints of the Cypriot church, founded the 12thC monastery when he excavated and lived in 3 small caves which can be visited. The current monastery is much more extensive with a typical monastery church. Admission to the...More

Thank Martin T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but beautiful monastery church. Wall and ceiling paintings by the hermit Neophytos are stunning. Very quiet when we visited - only a little black cat for company.

Thank wanderingju2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Monastery is set against the mountain with a beautiful view over the surrounding area. There are a lot of parking available as well a a souvenir shop and one selling delicious local Cypriot products eg bread, olive oil, nuts dipped in pomegranate juice and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After looking for a place to visit, I came across this place where it is not far from Paphos, very impressive place, so relaxing & tranquil, there's an entrance fee of 2.50 euros, dress appropriately is required.

Thank Geoff G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting with panoramic views. An interesting small museum of religious artifacts. The walk up the steps to the old monastery is worth it to see the cells the monks lived in.

Thank Steve P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this on two separate visits to Cyprus. Has small museum with interesting objects. Also hermit cave with beautiful wall paintings. When visited in January, quiet and without the crowds of the autumn visit. Beautiful setting in the mountains.put date of travel below as...More

Thank Rosamund B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely monastery and grounds to explore. Good parking facilities. On site restaurant, which we didn’t dine in, so cannot review. Onsite shop selling local produce and another selling icons, souvenirs etc, which was also very interesting. A good day out and not too out of...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

A lovely place for a quiet walk. There are views down to the sea. It has a coffee shop and a gift shop.

Thank 4kath2010
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Tereza S
13 February 2018|
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure that you can . It’s a Greek Orthodox Monastery . Having said that , you can get married in Orthodox churches here . I used to be part of the Anglican Church wedding Ministry here and I did not do a wedding... More
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George P
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The road is perfect.
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4 February 2015|
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Response from Wingsfromkingstone | Reviewed this property |
This monastery is well layed out & very suitable for wheelchairs.
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