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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church

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Address: Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Kakopetria, Cyprus

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Interesting old church

Worth visiting if you have a car and are in Kakopretria. Lovely frescos inside, bright colours. 15th century 'extra' roof is quite unusual.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth visiting if you have a car and are in Kakopretria. Lovely frescos inside, bright colours. 15th century 'extra' roof is quite unusual.

Thank Dom682014
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice church. History was interesting. Our guide gave us information about the beautiful paintings. The entrance was free.

Thank Megha B
United States
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328 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We got there just before it closed, and the woman was nice and stayed for a few more minutes as we looked around. Beautiful paintings inside. Recommend.

Thank Emily M
Moscow, Russia
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1,452 reviews
923 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 763 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Unbelievable in a way this is actually a church, but that's the beauty of several of these churches under a UNESCO inscription. It's this that got us to visit and I'm very glad we did. The architecture itself is interesting and unusual and the frescoes inside are vivid and beautiful. Can't believe it's been here since 11th century (with various... More 

Thank Tinde_K
Nicosia, Cyprus
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

It is one of the Byzantine treasures that is preserved in very food condition! The colors are beautiful and the history very interesting!

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Very interesting church, just outside Kakopetria, which is nearly always open during the day, with a warden in charge. Not like some, where the key-holder is miles away! Good frescoes, and postcards of same for sale.

Thank Linda W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had a quick visit to this Lovely little church close to Kakopetria, Troodos, Cyprus. No photos allowed inside but lots of postcards and books available. Beautiful paintings on walls and ceilings. Friendly Nun kept us company.

Thank Kate G
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had seen signs everywhere to this and thought why not and what a gorgeous little find it was! Such history to this place, and abandoned. Not difficult to find but very interesting to see and even though it could 5-10 minutes seeing it as it is very small but worth it reading about the place!

Thank Belts04
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I must admit I had reservations about going to visit here, but it was well worth the effort... and completely free!! The inside is stunning, and some parts are 12th century. We would have happily paid!

Thank Lizzied23
Munich, Germany
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

we hiked to the church and it was a nice way and worth it. The paintings are extraordinary. And if needed two restaurants are around for a snack or a drink.

Thank Frank W

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