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| Valley of Marathasa, Kalopanagiotis, Cyprus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Ioannis Lampadistis Monastery,is situated in a central area of the Troodos mountain and it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. It is an amazing byzantine Monastery which provides the peace and tranquility that any visitor will encounter. Located in the Troodos valley of...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing byzantine church. Belongs to UNESCO world heritage .As Father told us there are three churches under one roof , constructed in different times. Ioannis Lambadistis tomb is there on church number 2 on the wall.

Thank spuki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally a monastery, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a complex of three churches - Ioannis Lampadistis, Agios Irakleidios and a Latin chapel - all under a single, enormous timber roof. Located in the Troodos valley of Marathasa (just off the village of Kalopanagiotis), the...More

Thank cotsios79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old church (or actually three old churches side by side) show some wonderful fresco work - some of the best I have seen. The monastery itself is understated and dignified. The monks were friendly and keen to explain some of the history, The setting...More

Thank Al R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old church is worth visiting.Amazing wall paintings !very well preserved ,the whole church and yard is beautiful.

Thank georgia064
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Katerina, the lady there explained everything in that charmimg small museum. Excellent. Almost 3 different centuries history in one monastery

Thank Thkam
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The wall-paintings of the monastery of Agios Ioannis Lampadistis are amazing. Never seen before complex of the three churches.

Thank Marika V
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Ive never seen such a beautuful church set in such wonderful scenery. 12th century, well preserved and the Pater was so friendly. The sulphur springs nearby add to the splendour! We loved it:)

Thank Tania2267
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

It is better to read about the monastery history before visiting in order to appreciate the uniqueness of it. Very advisable to visite the pinacothèque with unique orthodox icons. If you are lucky you can get an interesting excursion by one of the keepers, an...More

Thank IreneP2124
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A truly authentic place that is difficult to get to but well worth the journey. Even without the monks it feels well really sacred. Guide in the museum speaks very good english and the church frescoes are awesome. Also a nice little souvenir shop. After...More

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MichaelM1492
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Response from Elke H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, Here is the information you wanted: Operating Hours: Byzantine Church: September - April, daily: 09:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 - 17:00, May - August, daily: 09:00 - 13:00 / 16:00 - 18:00 Byzantine Museum: October... More
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