Kykkos Monastery (Panagia tou Kykkou), Pedoulas

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High in the Troodos Mountains, see the lavish Kykkos Monastery (Panagia tou Kykkou), known for its priceless relics and icons of the Orthodox world. Founded in the 11th century, the complex burned down a number of times and has lost most of its books and treasures. Only one icon of the Virgin Mary--which has been connected to frequent miraculous occurrences--has survived, and it's kept hidden in the monastery and put out on very rare occasions during prayers. Take the time to visit the monastery's vivid interiors, lined with brightly colored murals, and tour the museum that holds collections of pre-Christian, early Christian, and Byzantine antiques, ornaments, manuscripts, and frescoes as well as 15,000 books. Make Kykkos Monastery (Panagia tou Kykkou) a part of your Pedoulas vacation plans using our Pedoulas itinerary builder.
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  • Monastery-seat of the endless tranquillity. Inside the quiet, helpful and kind. Even for hard-core atheists:) Entrance to the Museum, where collected the richest collection of icons, church utensils, clothing, etc., only 5 euros. Walk on the territory of the monastery it is possible almost everywhere-on silent corridors with colorful thematic paintings.
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  • The museum in the monastery was definitely the highlight. You don't need much time to walk around the monastery, but give yourself 30-60 minutes in the museum. Good english descriptions. On your way o...  more »
  • Kikkskij monastery. Icon of the mother of God, painted by St. Luke. Amazing Temple, icons, huge lamps-strike. Near the entrance to the room around the perimeter which are shrines and relics of the Saints: the Apostles, bishops, Saints ... Great opportunity to pray at shrines for loved ones and relatives recall the names of the living and the dead. Blessed Lady Theotokos, pray unto God for us!
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  • Great place to visit, interesting to learn what has happened in the past here all the way up to the present day too
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  • Great place to visit in Cyprus!
  • An amazing place.
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