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The sheer spectacle of this monument, including its elevated location makes this a worthwhile visit, particularly if you're interested in the recent history of Cyprus. Makarios, whether you love him or hate him, is intertwined with the 'liberation' of Cyprus and this monument reflects the...More
After years of searching for it my father and his partner did not believe it existed, thanks to Waze we managed to find the place. What a beautifully kept historic landmark. I can tell you that it is absolutely worth the visit to the top...More
The huge bronze statue is very like thArchbishop if you remember him, take the path to the left and you will come to the entrance to a church. Keep going another few metres and you will find his tomb guarded by 2 soldiers,not for security...More
The monument was move from it's original place to Archbishop Makarios III resting place up in the Troodos mountain near Kykkos Monastery, about 80 kilometers from Nicosia. Nice day trip to spent your day, with great view from the mountains and also the monastery it...More
We came here as part of a tour. Fine if you are Cypriot or a serious Makarios fan, but it is a bit over the top for a church man. Interesting modern mosaics, a huge statue of the man himself, but the church itself is...More
The statue is nice, but the whole thing, statue and environment is better at the place where Makarios was burried, the "Throni of Panayia"=The throne of Virgin Mary near Kykko Monastery, on Troodos Mountain