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A VERY special and sacred placde

Although the current buildings are only a bit more than 100 years old, the art and the architecture... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Worth visiting!

Machairas Monastery is a place that not only tourists but also the locals should visit. It exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although the current buildings are only a bit more than 100 years old, the art and the architecture is building and the setting stunning. By sure to wear modest clothing--shorts or skirts that go below the knee and no V-neck T shirts (or be prepared...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Machairas Monastery is a place that not only tourists but also the locals should visit. It exhibits all the characteristics of an Orthodox Monastery, is well organised, tranquille and peaceful, surrounded by a forest -like atmosphere. It also exhibits a historical moment of the Cyprus...More

Thank Marilena E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peaceful Holy Place. A perfect trip for pray and escape for a day! There are also many home made products to buy from the monastery's shop near the entrance.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is possibly the best monastery you can visit in Cyprus. There are many things to see including the church with the unique shanteliers and icons, the museum and the whole area that makes this place very interesting.

Thank petroskyriakides
Reviewed August 27, 2018

One of the most famous holy monastery you can visit.Full of spirit and peace.A perfect place trip for your weekend .The surrounding view is excellent. If you go once you want a go more. Highly recommended !!

Thank spuki
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A very blessed monastery. In the main church there is holy panagia icon painted by saint and evangelist Loukas. The holy place has several churches dedicated to several saints like St. Gregorios Palamas, St Christodoulos, St. Charalambos... In the monastery you can also buy natural...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

One picture someone said its a 1000 words...by entering the Machairas monastery, a picture its equivalent to 10000 words!

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A holy place worth visiting especially mid August when the monastery old church is open to public. The place is consider a place of great importance for orthodoxy

2  Thank Christos C
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We had a very nice visit to this Monastery. They have an icon that is very important to the Greek Orthadox or Cyprus. It is an icon of the Virgin. The church burned twice and the icon was untouched. Sometimes it is called The Virgin...More

1  Thank txtfa001
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Very nice and peaceful place. If you are looking for some silence and solitude, this is the right place to go.

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