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Address: Archbishop Kyprianou Sq., Nicosia, Cyprus

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Maybe the only temple in Nicosia with all its frescos, very small, worth visiting it between your visits into the Folk and Byzantine Museums.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Athens, Greece

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Maybe the only temple in Nicosia with all its frescos, very small, worth visiting it between your visits into the Folk and Byzantine Museums.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

There are much more impressive churches if you are into religion travelling. Nothing much to see and not much nearby so is a nope....

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Veszprem, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you spent at least 1 day in Nicosia I recommend to visit this St John Cathedral. Small very simple exterior but the interior is really breathtaking. Rich colorful decoration. It's a pity, the photo is prohibited.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The best Greek Orthodox church in Nicosia, where you can enjoy byzantine orthodox service! Excellent performance from all constituents.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The stone built St John's Cathedral is located at the Archbishop Makarios III Foundation compound; it is small with no dome built in the 17th century on the site of a 14th century Benedictine chapel dedicated to St John the Evangelist. It was turned into an Orthodox Monastery in 1426 and converted in the 18th century into a Cathedral. The... More 

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Nicosia District, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Beautiful frescoes adorn all the walls and vaulted ceiling. A must visit while on a walk through Old Nicosia.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Located in old town Nicosia, this church is next to the Archbisop's Palace. Beautiful old church with beautiful icons. Recommended visit for tourists.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Avery small cathedral but worth the visit. It sits right beside the Archbishops Palace in old Nicosia

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Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Very Unique of its kind left after loosing 600 churches after the Turkish invention Icons are very we'll look after and restore very well.The acoustic is unique as I followed Several ceremonies

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

Not as all impressive Cathedrals in Europe, but small and beautiful stone-built in 14th century, with wallpaintings dated 18th century.I loved it ! Located at the historical center of the old town of Nicosia, the only divited capital in Europe.The church is in the yard of Archbishopic Palace , where is worthwhile to visit the gallery as well.

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