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Church Panayya Tu Araka

Near village Lagudera, Troodos 4800, Cyprus
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Small and pretty

The priest is not welcoming. He really wants you NOT to take photos, like the note in the wall... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
ButcherwSmile
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
magic location and wonderful frescoes

beautiful road to reach this wonderful church in a magic location...protected under a perfect... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
andreapiertommaso
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Florence, Italy
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“panagia” (2 reviews)
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Near village Lagudera, Troodos 4800, Cyprus
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The priest is not welcoming. He really wants you NOT to take photos, like the note in the wall says. The bathroom is clean so there is your option along this 3 hours trip from Nicosia to Paphos.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

beautiful road to reach this wonderful church in a magic location...protected under a perfect structure, inside is a precious coffer of fantastic frescoes...nature, art, peace and serenity!

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Panagia tou Arakos used to be the church of a monastery which seems to have been built sometime in the second half of the 12th century. The church sometime, probably in the 14th century, it was covered with a protective timber roof with flat tiles....More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

A very interesting example of a 12th cent. remote church with beautiful frescoes near the village of Lagoudera . A Unesco -listed place , with its additional roof reminded us of another old church near Kakopetria : Agios Nikolaos Tis Stegis , After parking your...More

Thank saul g
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This 12th century church is Unesco-listed and on the outskirts of Lagoudera village. From the outside, it appears enormous with the wooden trellis and pitched roof concealing the church inside. It has some of the finest examples of late Comnenian style frescoes (1192) in the...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We have visited the church in September for a christening. It was the first time I have ever visited this place. Do not know how old this church is but it is simply beautiful. There is a place to park outside the church. If you...More

Thank ErmaMalekkidou
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

After a long drive arrived at this lovely little church on the first Saturday after (Greek) Easter to find about 8 coach loads of local people in and around the Church for a service. Crammed in and were able just to get a glimpse of...More

Thank thesunshone
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