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Panagia Asinou Church

Nikitari village, Nicosia 2778, Cyprus
+357 22 852922
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Nikitari village, Nicosia 2778, Cyprus
+357 22 852922
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An almost 1000 year old church, built in the middle of a forest. Beuautiful murals inside. Serene location, with some restaurants close by and a camping ground a bit further.

Thank Xenios_Kofteros
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Of all the painted churches and monasteries, this was our favorite. It's just a simple squat building, but inside the entire interior is decked in vibrant frescoes. The setting is beautiful and the whole experience tranquil.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Under UNESKO protection. Very famous for theByzantin wall paintings of the 12 century. Mast visit. No fees.

Thank Lefteris K
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Asinou church is located 50Km from Cyprus capital Nicosia and is around 55 minutes drive en route to Troodos mountain. Driving to this area u will experience scenic views with pine trees. The Asinou church is home to more than 100 brilliant frescoes most of...More

Thank demetris15
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The frescoes inside are restored to their full colourful glory so it's a great pleasure to see them. The location is a bit off Nikitari itself and the best way to reach it would be with a car. The church itself was open around noon...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old church. Most meaningful to read up on the church history and the importance of Panayia Asiniu icons before visiting.

Thank Anita G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The food was good with an average service. I went with a group so may be this is the reason of the average.

Thank marialambrou
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This church is filled with wonderful Byzantine paintings, which for the most part, are in good condition. The person overseeing the church the day we were there was knowledgable about the paintings. I was especially interested in the representations of women saints and empresses in...More

1  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I visited 5 painted churches and this was one of the most beautifully painted. The church is small but the interior is covered by frescoes. I had a good map and the church was well marked, it was a nice drive, and easy to find...More

1  Thank Over60Countries
Reviewed 3 July 2016

One of the 10 UNESCO-listed painted churches in the Troodos mountains. Visited on a Monday morning - the church was open with a gentleman present. Well signposted - lovely location - beautiful paintings.

1  Thank Graham R
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