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Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, Paphos
(4.4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
See Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery with its own winery, featuring vividly colored orthodox frescoes and collections of priceless relics and icons. According to legend, a local monk came across a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary painted by Luke the Evangelist that was washed out to sea; he collected it and dedicated this monastery to the icon in 1152. The present building, which dates to 1770, hosts an important Cypriot religious ceremony and holds fine vintage wine. View a gold- and silver-plated icon of the Virgin Mary at the gallery, and browse through Byzantine and post-Byzantine collections. You'll also find a rustic cafe on site. Put Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery into our Paphos vacation route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We were able to visit this monastery as we had a hire car. Unfortunately the museum was closed as it was December. It was interesting to see the church. 
  • Peaceful place with fabulous views. Beautiful little church surrounded by cloisters. Interesting museum. Car needed 
  • Liked. Small, quiet, no one bothers to talk to God. The yard neat and tidy. somehow homely warmth in it.
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