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if you are into religion this place is like...heaven. very peaceful, if you want to leave the modern world for a while this is the place. the monks are very hospitable and inside the church is very old and inspiring
The monastery was built in the 12th century, but it was rebuilt twice since then. The icon of the Virgin of Machaira is miraculous and is well known all over Cyprus for its many miracles. Although the church was burnt twice, the icon remained untouched....More
Holly place. You should not wear shorts or short skirts, although there are long cloths provided by the Monastery. You can see the architecture of the place. Check the period were the original icon of the Wholly mother (said to be painted by Apostolos Loucas)...More
Although the current buildings are only a bit more than 100 years old, the art and the architecture is building and the setting stunning. By sure to wear modest clothing--shorts or skirts that go below the knee and no V-neck T shirts (or be prepared...More
Machairas Monastery is a place that not only tourists but also the locals should visit. It exhibits all the characteristics of an Orthodox Monastery, is well organised, tranquille and peaceful, surrounded by a forest -like atmosphere. It also exhibits a historical moment of the Cyprus...More