Monuments of other religions all over Cyprus

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This route is very pleasant and covers half of the island.

Starting from Nicosia, you reach Pyrga to visit the royal Latin chapel with Byzantine frescoes and you move on to Stavrovouni to visit the monastery of Timios Stavros where a piece of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified is kept.

Then, you pass Limassol and Kourion to reach Timi where you will visit a small church which was converted into a mosque under Turkish rule.

In Ktima, you once again come across a mosque, which used to be an Orthodox church dedicated to Agia Sofia. During the entire route, you will come across many monuments, which relate to the multi-cultural side of Cyprus.

Monuments: Royal Chapel and Church of Agia Marina, Pyrga - Church/Mosque of Agios Georgios, Bishopric of Limassol - Mosque/Church of Agia Sofia, Τimi - Church/Mosque of Agia Sofia, Κtima, Pafos - Mosque/Church of Agios Nikolaos, Chrysohou - Mosque/Church of Agios Andronikos, Polis Chrysohous - Mosque/Church of Agia Aikaterini and Church of Panagia Pelathousa Chortainis - Church of Panagia Chryseleousa, Lysos.

Total route length82 kilometres.
Start Point: Nicosia
End Point: Church of Panagia Chryseleousa in Lysos, Pafos

 

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