Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Pedoulas

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High in the Troodos Mountains, see the lavish Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, known for its priceless relics and icons of the Orthodox world. Founded in the 11th century, the complex burned down a number of times and has lost most of its books and treasures. Only one icon of the Virgin Mary--which has been connected to frequent miraculous occurrences--has survived, and it's kept hidden in the monastery and put out on very rare occasions during prayers. Take the time to visit the monastery's vivid interiors, lined with brightly colored murals, and tour the museum that holds collections of pre-Christian, early Christian, and Byzantine antiques, ornaments, manuscripts, and frescoes as well as 15,000 books. Find out how to plan Pedoulas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Kykkos is one of the islands most celebrated monasteries open to visitors. Set in the Troodos Mountains it’s only accessible by road, along a very winding and twisty road. From the base it will take.....  more
    Kykkos is one of the islands most celebrated monasteries open to visitors. Set in the Troodos Mountains it’s only accessible by road, along a very winding and twisty road. From the base it will take.....  more »
  • Incredible, a must see. I have never seen such beauty. The most unbelievable mosaics and wall paintings. Cyprus is not complete without a visit to Kykkos 
    Incredible, a must see. I have never seen such beauty. The most unbelievable mosaics and wall paintings. Cyprus is not complete without a visit to Kykkos  more »
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  • It's huge, it's so powerful and yet so peaceful. Monastery is full of art pieces, each holy icon is made from little colourful mosaic pieces and took my breath away! You can walk pretty much everywhere.
  • Well worth a visit! Fabulous museum and stunning chapel. Just a note of caution allow plenty of time to get there as the roads are narrow with a LOT of bends,also watch out for rock falls into the road

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