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Culture & Religion

Paralimni
The twin aisled vaulted church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary is decorated with unusual 18th century porcelain plates. Parts of the church belong to the 13th century. Many other churches can also be found in the area.

Ayia Napa
The interesting mediaeval monastery dedicated to our Lady of the Forests stands in the middle of the village, surrounded by a high wall. Its 16th century church is partially underground, cut into the rock. The ancient sycamore tree, in front of the south gate, is believed to be 600 years old.

Dherynia
The village has three interesting churches, the small domed 17th century church of Saint Georghios, the 15th century Saint Marina church, and a church dedicated to the Virgin Mary with excellent 17th century icons. The views from this village also include, the 'ghost' city of Famagusta.

Liopetri
There is the 16th century church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the 15th century church of Saint Andronikos, with an octagonal dome and the remains of murals which can still be distinguised on the apse. The village has a photogenic inlet where fishermen spend the day repairing their nets, before setting sail in the evening to go fishing. 
One of the best acclaimed seaside fish tavernas can be found in Liopetri. The village is also renowned for its delicious wine and ancient traditional craft of basket making.

Sotira
At the east entrance of this village is the partially ruined church of Saint Mamas, which was built around the 12th century, and later rebuilt in the 16th century.


Pilgrimage Tours of the Church of Cyprus:

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Route Guide: English, Russian, German, French

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