Church of Profitis Elias, Protaras

With a typical orthodox interior that features biblical images on walls and ceilings, Church of Profitis Elias stands above towns and valleys overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. You'll need to climb some 150 stairs to reach this small stone church with one dome and a bell tower, built in Byzantine style. Visitors often tie a piece of cloth or a ribbon to a nearby tree, signifying a remembrance of a loved one. At the top, you'll be 100 m (330 ft) above area surroundings with expansive views of the bay bellow. Be sure to take water with you, as the climb can be tiring. To visit Church of Profitis Elias on your trip to Protaras, use our Protaras trip website .
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  • very old small church lovely views out too the sea.we said a few prayer's, lovely to visit when walking on the beach.  more »
  • A small church, but clean. Shocking! go, really. Admission is free. The inside is not, as we have. Plates on the walls hang) If you want to get to the service, you need to find out where they go. Hold our priests. Around the Immaculate but oblast full, dirty around them. And it was not yet a season ... You can look at. View of the city beautiful.
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  • Ochchen a lot of steps! but it's worth it to climb and enjoy! at the very top of the tree can bind, something brought with them and make a wish
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  • A beautiful, serene church located high above Protaras. Offers great views. Not easy to get to. No disabled access.
  • What a lovely church. Only takes a few minutes to climb the steps but well worth it as the views are amazing. There's plenty of shade under trees and a little shack that sells souvenirs and cold drinks to be found! Worth the visit!
  • A church is on the hill. If you climb up there you will have a good view on the sea and Protaras. It is also possible to see a nice sunset in the evening.
  • Nice place, especially during night. Route is lighted, clean, safe.
  • Quite a few steps needed to get up to the church (not demanding). Church is small but nice, view is nice around.

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Although a compact city, Protaras offers a wide range of hotels. Luxury hotels tend to be close to the picturesque beaches and offer their own restaurants, bars, and swimming pools. Holiday rentals offer a more economical option and are plentiful here. However, those interested in a large villas may have to compromise on location, as these can be a considerable distance from the seaside and the resort's most popular attractions. But when your accommodations is equipped with a kitchen, pool, and hot tub, you may have little reason to leave the property.
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