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Ayios Neophytos Monastery, Paphos

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Tucked up into a mountain, Ayios Neophytos Monastery features frescoes, icons, and exhibits of religious items, like manuscripts, priestly garments, books, pottery, and maps. Founded by Cypriot monk and writer Neophytos in 1159, the monastery also includes a church built 200 years later that was dedicated to Virgin Mary. See the cave with Neophytos's cell, his rock-table, stone bed, and his grave. Don't miss  the enclosure that he carved into the mountain, which contains Byzantine frescoes dating back to the 12th century. Using our world travel planner, Paphos attractions like Ayios Neophytos Monastery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • definitely worth a look loved it very cheap though not ideal if you not ery mobile as theres a lot of steps to get up to go into the monastry itself but it is amazingly beautiful 
  • Our favourite monastery beautiful and tranquil always light a candle in the church also great restaurant outside for lunch and their cakes are to die for have often found ourselves just driving from p...  read more »
  • One of those places that you really shouldn't miss. We went as part of a coach tour and the courier was great and gave us a real insight into the monastery 
  • Beautiful working monastery. Good museum Privately run cafe with some small tourist shops. Stunning views
  • Interesting place if to prepare in advance. We bought there a book in Russian, but the heat is not very počitaeš′. But that wait. A number of traditional shops and cafes.
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  • A very beautiful, peaceful place! It is worth visiting, regardless of religion.
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  • Spend time in the hottest hours.
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  • Manastirea sfantului Neofit Zavoratul, nascut in 1134. Obște mică de monahi: Varnavas, Alexios, Hariton, Neofytos, Panaretos, Simeon, Ioanikios, siluanos. Pe data de 9 aprilie 2016 trece la Domnul părintele Barnabas. Staretul Leontie serbează ziua pe 19 iunie. Hramul mănăstirii pe 28 septembrie și 24 ianuarie.
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